Central Water Commission Current Affairs, GK & News

DRIP-2

The World Bank recently approved 250 million USD to improve performance of existing dams in India and to improve their safety. The funds have been allocated to the DRIP-2, the second Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project. The allocated funds are to be utilised to strengthen 120 dams in the country. What is DRIP? DRIP is ..

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Google joins hands with Central Water Commission for flood forecasting initiative

The search engine giant Google has joined hands with the Central Water Commission in order to make the flood forecasting in the country more advanced and more effective. Google has already taken certain initiatives and sent several numerous public alerts to people in impacted regions of the country. How are the alerts useful? The alerts ..

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Report on Central and State Water Departments based on Efficiency Targets: Gujarat leads

The Ministry of Jal Shakti recently launched rankings of Central and state governmental water departments based on their efficiency targets. According to the report, Gujarat topped the ranking and Delhi was pushed to the last. Highlights Among the seven central government departments, Survey of India topped the list followed by National Institute of Hydrology and ..

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Centre issued Drought Advisory to Six States

The Union Government has issued a drought advisory to six southern and western states and has asked them to use water judiciously. This was issued amid rising concern of water storage in dams of states which dropped to a critical level. Key Highlights About: The ‘Water’ subject falls under the state list mentioned in Indian ..

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Loan Agreement signed for Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project

The World Bank, Government of India and representatives from the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand signed Loan Agreement for additional financing of $137 Million for the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) that will help rehabilitate and modernize over 220 selected large dams. This additional funding of $137 million will be ..

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