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Ministry of Water Resources
06-August-2018 16:21 IST
Proposals for Inter-State River Linking

National Water Development Agency (NWDA) has received 47 proposals of intra-state links from 9 States viz. Maharashtra, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Orissa, Bihar, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Chhattisgarh. Out of these, Pre-Feasibility Reports (PFRs) of 36 and Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of 3 intra-state links have been completed by NWDA. The list of intra-state link proposals received and their present status is given in Annexure.

The DPRs of Kosi-Mechi and Burhi Gandak-Noon-Baya-Ganga intra-state links of Bihar have been completed and sent to Government of Bihar. The techno-economic clearance for Kosi-Mechi link project has been accorded by the Advisory Committee of Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The DPR of Burhi Gandak-Noon-Baya-Ganga link project has been prepared by NWDA and submitted to Central Water Commission (CWC). CWC has suggested toconsider the project as a Flood Protection Scheme and the same has been communicated by NWDA to Government of Bihar. NWDA has recently completed DPR of Ponnaiyar (Nedungal) - Palar link of Tamil Nadu.

 

ANNEXURE

Present status of the Intra – State link proposals received from the State Governments

Sl. No.

Name of  intra-state link

Rivers

Present status of  PFR/DPR

 

Maharashtra

 

 

1.

Wainganga (Goshikurd) – Nalganga (Purna Tapi)

Wainganga & Nalganga

PFR completed

2.

Wainganga – Manjra Valley

Wainganga & Manjra

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

3.

Upper Krishna – Bhima (system of Six links)

Krishna & Bhima

PFR completed

4.

Damanganga (Ekdare)- Godavari Valley

Damanganga &

Godavari

PFR completed

5(i)

Upper Vaitarna-Godavari valley

Vaitarna&Godavari

PFR completed

5(ii)

Damanganga-Vaitarna-Godavari (Kadva Dev) Valley

Damanganga, Vaitarna & Godavari

PFR completed

6.

North Konkan – Godavari Valley

Patalganga &

Godavari

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

7.

Koyna – Mumbai city

Koyna

PFR completed

8.

Sriram Sagar Project (Godavari) – Purna – Manjira

Godavari, Purna & Manjira

PFR completed

9.

Wainganga  (Goshikurd) – Godavari (SRSP)

Wainganga & Godavari

Withdrawn by Govt. of Maharashtra

10.

Middle Konkan – Bhima Valley

Savitri, Kundalika,

Amba & Bhima

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

11.

Koyna – Nira

Koyna & Nira

PFR completed

12.

Mulsi – Bhima

Mulsi & Bhima

PFR completed

13.

Savithri – Bhima

Savithri &

Bhima

PFR completed

14.

Kolhapur – Sangli – Sangola

Krishan &

Bhima

PFR completed

15.

Riverlinking projects of Tapi basin and Jalgaon District

Tapi

PFR completed

16.

Nar – Par - Girna valley

Nar, Par &

Girna

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

17.

Narmada – Tapi

Narmada & Tapi

PFR completed

18.

Khariagutta – Navatha Satpura foot hills

Dropped

Not accepted by Technical Advisory Committee of NWDA for PFR studies.

19.

Kharia Ghuti Ghat – Tapi

Dropped

20.

Jigaon – Tapi – Godavari Valley

Tapi &

Godavari

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

 

Gujarat

 

 

21.

Damanganga – Sabarmati – Chorwad

Damanganga, Sabarmati & Chorwad

PFR completed

       

 

Orissa

 

 

22.

Mahanadi – Brahmani

Mahanadi & Brahmani

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

23.

Mahanadi – Rushikulya (Barmul Project)

Mahanadi & Rushikulya

PFR completed

24.

Vamsadhara – Rushikulya (Nandini Nalla project)

Vamsadhara & Rushikulya

PFR completed

 

Jharkhand

 

PFR completed

25.

South Koel – Subernarekha

South Koel & Subernarekha

PFR Completed

26.

Sankh – South Koel

Sankh & South Koel

27.

Barkar – Damodar – Subernarekha

Barkar, Damodar & Subernarekha

PFR Completed

 

Bihar

 

 

28.

Kosi – Mechi [entirely lie in India]

Kosi & Mechi

DPR completed. Techno-economic clearance given by Advisory Committee of MoWR, RD & GR.

29.

Barh – Nawada

Ganga & Kiul

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

30.

Kohra – Chandravat (now Kohra-Lalbegi)

Kohra & Chandravat

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

31.

Burhi Gandak – None – Baya - Ganga

Burhi Gandak, None, Baya & Ganga

DPR completed

32.

Burhi Gandak – Bagmati [Belwadhar]

Burhi Gandak & Bagmati

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

33.

Kosi – Ganga

Kosi & Ganga

PFR completed

34

Development of Bagmati Irrigation & Drainage Project-Phase-II (Barrage near Kataunjha in Muzaffarpur District) and Adhwara Multipurpose Project with Kosi-Adhwara-Bagmati Link

Kosi, Adhwara & Bagmati

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

35

Transfer of Ganga water to South Bihar through pump Canal Scheme at Buxer

Ganga

Initially, NWDA consented to take up the work but after receiving the details from Govt. of Bihar, it was found that these are not intra-state links therefore not taken up.

36

Development of Badua-Chandan Basin

Badua & Chandan

37.

Sone-Falgu link

Sone & Falgu

Preliminary Study not completed

 

 

Rajasthan

 

 

38.

Mahi – Luni link

Mahi & Luni

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

39.

Wakal – Sabarmati – Sei – West Banas – Kameri link

Wakal, Sabarmati, Sei, West Banas & Kameri

PFR completed

(Not found feasible)

 

Tamil Nadu

   

40.

Ponnaiyar – Palar link

Ponnaiyar & Palar

DPR completed

 

 

Karnataka

 

 

41

Almatti (Bagalkot)-Malaprabha Sub-basin

Almatti & Malaprabha

Prima Facie Not found feasible

42

Malaprabha-Tungabhadra Sub-basin

Malaprabha &

Tungabhadra

Prima Facie Not found feasible

43

Bedti - Dharma - Varada link

Bedti, Dharma & Varada

PFR completed

44

Bhadra-Vedavathi(Vani Vilasa Sagar) link

Bhadra &Vedavathi

Government of Karnataka withdrew the proposal during 11th meeting of Special Committee for ILR

45

Diversion of west flowing rivers schemes(Barapole-upper cauvery link)

Barapole & upper Cauvery

46

Diversion from Bedti & Aghanashini to Varada

Aghanashini &

Varada

Found feasible for preparation of PFR

 

Chattisgarh

 

 

47

Pairy-Mahanadi link

Pairy & Mahanadi

PFR completed

 

  • PFR- Pre  Feasibility Report
  • FR- Feasibility Report
  • DPR- Detailed Project Report
  • NWDA- National Water Development Agency

 This information was given by Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Arjun Ram Mehgwal in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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