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5th International Dam Safety Conference – 2019

The 5th International Dam Safety Conference – 2019 was held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha during 13 and 14 February 2019. It is the joint initiative of the Government of India, Government of Odisha and the World Bank (WB) under aegis of the ongoing World Bank assisted Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) as a part of ..


Dam Health And Rehabilitation Monitoring Application (DHARMA) is a bespoke web-based software package to support the effective collection and management of Dam Safety data in respect of all large dams of India. The software is designed for users at Central, State and Dam level, with user permission rights governed by their respective licenses. The access to ..

Thiruvananthapuram hosts International Conference on dam safety

The International Conference on dam safety has started in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on January 23, 2018. The two-day conference will be jointly inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Water Resources Arjun Ram Meghwal and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The conference will see the participation of 550 delegates from over 20 countries. The dam safety ..

Pak PM approves financial plan for Diamer-Basha Dam project in PoK

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan has given his approval for the financial plan of 4500 megawatt Diamer-Basha Dam project to be built over Indus river in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).  Sharif has also urged the officials concerned to speeden the construction of the dam. The dam is slated to come up in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Diamer district. ..