Rivers of India Current Affairs, GK & News
On 2nd January 2019, the Haryana government approved 11 projects for the rejuvenation of the mythical Saraswati river. The purpose of the projects is to revive the ancient Sarasvati river in the state and ensure regular flow of fresh water into it. These include the construction of Somb Saraswati barrage, Saraswati reservoir and Adi Badri ..
Topics: Adi Badri, Haryana • Haryana • Indus Valley Civilisation • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers of India • Sarasvati River • Saraswati • Somb river • States and union territories of India • Tourism in Haryana • Yamuna • Yamunanagar district
On July 2, the first meeting of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) will be held at Central Water Commission (CWC) office in New Delhi to resolve disputes over sharing of river water among Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry. The meeting of the 9-member Authority will be chaired by the CWC Chairman S Masood ..
The Union Water Resources ministry is holding the regional conference of southern states in Hyderabad on February 20, 2018 to resolve the pending inter-state water issues. During the meeting, issues such as the implementation of the latest orders of the Supreme Court on sharing of Cauvery waters, interlinking of rivers like Godavari-Cauvery, notification of jurisdiction ..
Topics: Andhra Pradesh • Coromandel Coast • Godavari River • India • Irrigation in India • Kaveri • Kaveri River water dispute • Krishna River • Polavaram Project • Politics of Karnataka • Rivers of India • States and union territories of India
Centre has decided to constitute National Water Framework Act with guiding principles on water laws the States may implement. Incentives will be given for water projects to states who adopt the Act. Head of the panel: Former Planning Commission member, Y.K. Alagh Water Resources Ministry established another panel to amend the River Board act to ..
Topics: Groundwater • Interstate River Water Disputes Act • Krishna River • Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal • Mandovi River • Mullaperiyar Dam • Periyar • Rivers of India • States and union territories of India • Water • Water conflict • Water resources law