Water use efficiency in India agriculture is also one of the lowest in
the world and responsible for the water scarcity in the already scarcer regions
because inhabitants anyhow grow their food for sustenance with outdate
technology. When India is compared to some of the agriculturally advanced
countries in the world on the basin of water use in different crops and water
use efficiency in agriculture it stands very low in ranking. Indian agriculture
capable to utilize only 20-25% of the water supplied to agricultural field
whereas in Malaysia and Morocco it stands upto 40-45% and in China, Taiwan and
Israel they makes efficient use of 55-60% of total water supplied to their
agriculture field(Annual Reports NITI Aayog, Government of India, 2015)