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Ujh multipurpose project

Ujh multipurpose project The Central Water Commission (CWC) has finalised a detailed report on Ujh multi-purpose project. The project is to come up in the Kathua district and will store around 0.65 million acre-feet (MAF) of water from Ujh (a tributary of Ravi). It will irrigate 30,000 hectares and produce over 200 MW of power. India has planned this project under the mandates of Indus water treaty (IWT) CWC Central Water Commission is a premier Technical Organization of

Interlinking of River Projects

Interlinking of River Projects The project of inter-linking of rivers was first proposed in the 1970s. The National Perspective Plan (NPP) was prepared by the then Ministry of Irrigation (now Ministry of Jal Shakti) in August 1980 for water resources development through inter basin transfer of water, for transferring water from water surplus basins to water-deficit basins. Under the NPP, the National Water Development Agency (NWDA) has identified 30 links (16 under the Peninsular Comp

Interlinking of Rivers

Interlinking of Rivers About Interlinking of Rivers The project of inter-linking of rivers was first proposed in the 1970s. The National Perspective Plan (NPP) was prepared by the then Ministry of Irrigation (now Ministry of Jal Shakti) in August 1980 for water resources development through inter basin transfer of water, for transferring water from water surplus basins to water-deficit basins. Under the NPP, the National Water Development Agency (NWDA) has identified 30 links (16 u

project arth ganga

 Project Arth Ganga Image Source - Piv.gov.in The National Mission for Clean Ganga's Director General recently discussed the Arth Ganga approach during World Water Week 2022.     Key Features of the project The term "Arth Ganga" alludes to a sustainable development paradigm with an emphasis on Gang-related economic activity. The idea was initially presented by PM Modi at the inaugural National Ganga Council meeting in Kanpur in 2019 wh

Sapta Kosi High Dam Project

Sapta Kosi High Dam Project India and Nepal recently decided to move the Sapta Kosi high dam project forward with additional research. Senior officials from the two countries met and discussed their collaboration in the water sector, especially the Mahakali Treaty's implementation. What are the Mahakali Treaty and the Sapta Kosi High Dam Project? On Nepal's Saptakoshi River, a multifunctional project called the Sapta Kosi High Dam is being considered (Known as Kosi

Etalin Hydroelectric Project

Etalin Hydroelectric Project Recent non-compliance with the FAC's  (Forest Advisory Committee )requirements and the massive opposition to the project in the area prompted the FAC to request that the Arunachal Pradesh government submit a new plan for forest diversion and the development of the Etalin hydropower project (EHEP). The strategy combined two run-of-the-river plans with little room for storage and called for concrete gravity dams on the Tangon and Dri rivers. Since it

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01 Feb,2024
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