National Dam Safety Authority Current Affairs, GK & News

Dam Safety Bill

The Dam Safety Bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha. The bill aims to inspect, survey, maintain and operate dams in the country. Because mos t of the dams are more than 100 years old. Key Features The bill constitutes two national bodies. They are National Committee on Dam Safety and National Dam Safety Authority. The ..

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Dam Safety Bill 2019

The Dam Safety Bill, 2019 was introduced in the Lok Sabha by the Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Rationale for Introduction of Bill The following reasons have added to governments urge to establish a national authority to tackle the lack of legal and institutional safeguards for managing dams in the country: There are about ..

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Dam Safety Bill 2018 introduced in Lok Sabha

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

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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