Rivers of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Haryana government approves projects to revive mythical Saraswati river

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 ..

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S Masood Hussain to chair first meeting of Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA)

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 ..

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Hyderabad hosts regional conference of southern states on water resources

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 ..

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NATIONAL WATER LAW under consideration

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 ..

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