Dam Safety Bill: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Dam Safety Bill 2018 introduced in Lok Sabha

Published: December 13, 2018

The Dam Safety Bill, 2018 has been introduced in Lok Sabha in December, 2018. This bill aims to provide for the surveillance, inspection, operation, and maintenance of specified dams across the country.  The Bill also provides for the institutional mechanism to ensure the safety of the dams. Features of the Dam Safety Bill 2018 The ..

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Cabinet approves enactment of Dam Safety Bill, 2018

Published: June 14, 2018

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for introduction of Dam Safety Bill, 2018 in the Parliament. The bill aims to help all States and Union Territories to adopt uniform dam safety procedures which will ensure safety of dams and safeguard benefits from such dams. This will also help in safeguarding human life, livestock and ..

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Government to enact law to enforce dam safety regulations

Published: March 24, 2017

The Union Water Resources Ministry has drafted new dam safety bill to contemplate an institutional mechanism to improve safety of around 5300-odd dams across in India. The new law has been vetted by the Union Law Ministry. It will now go to the Union Cabinet for approval and its introduction in Parliament.  Need for such ..

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