Economy Government suggests spring rejuvenation programme for water security Updated : August 22, 2019 04:47 PM IST About 15 percent of India’s population depends on spring water from mountains. But over one-third of these springs are drying up, endangering water security of the people dependent on the springs. The newly formed Jal Shakti ministry has now come out with a framework document which highlights the urgent need to revive springs and calls for focused spring rejuvenation programmes. The document suggests steps like mapping of springs, identification of recharge areas and sites for construction of appropriate recharge structures. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.