विज्ञप्तियां उर्दू विज्ञप्तियां फोटो निमंत्रण लेख प्रत्यायन फीडबैक विज्ञप्तियां मंगाएं Search उन्नत खोज
RSS RSS
Quick Search
home Home
Releases Urdu Releases Photos Invitations Features Accreditation Feedback Subscribe Releases Advance Search
home  Printer friendly Page home  Email this page
English Release 28-November 2014
Date Month Year
  • President's Secretariat
  • President of India condoles the passing away of Prof. Tapan Raychaudhuri
  • Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of inauguration of the Institute of Neurosciences
  • Medical Institutions should inculcate a humanistic approach in the minds of young doctors and health professionals, says President
  • Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the Annual Convocation of the University of Calcutta
  • President conferred D LITT/Law Degree (Honoris Causa) and Asutosh Mookerjee Memorial Medal by University of Calcutta
  • Min of Agriculture
  • Rabi Area Coverage as on 28.11.2014
  • Conservation of Indigenous Livestock
  • Development of Fisheries
  • Development of Dairy Sector
  • Proposal For New Insurance Scheme For Agriculturists
  • International Agreements for Cooperation in Agriculture and Allied Sectors
  • Shortfall in Production of Potato
  • Stagnation in Agricultural Production
  • Decline in Sowing of Oilseed
  • Revival of Agriculture Sector
  • Min of Chemicals and Fertilizers
  • False Reports on Increase in Prices of Drugs
  • Min of Commerce & Industry
  • Statement by Nirmala Sitharaman Regarding “India’s Stand In The WTO”
  • Proposals for Foreign Direct Investment
  • MoUs with Japan
  • India-Russia Forum on Trade
  • Task Force for Export Facilitation
  • Trade Along LoC
  • Special Economic Zones
  • Assistance to Coffee Industry
  • Import of Rice by STC
  • Curbs on Onion Trade
  • Tea Production
  • Facilitating Ease of Doing Business - Recent Initiatives Under Ministry of Commerce
  • Min of Comm. & Information Technology
  • Cyber Security Violations
  • Min of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
  • Steps taken by the Government to contain prices of essential food items
  • Transportation of PDS foodgrains through waterways to reduce transport cost
  • Computerisation PDS to make the system more efficient
  • States gets another six months for implementation of national food security act
  • Measures to augment domestic availability of pulses
  • FCI has adequate storage capacity for PDS foodgrains
  • Min of Corporate Affairs
  • Pending Cases with Company Law Board
  • Violation of Company Act
  • Overhauling of Companies Act
  • Market Research and Analysis Unit
  • Min of Culture
  • Mahesh Sharma Inaugurates Exhibition of Pattanam Excavation
  • Min of Defence
  • Arnia Encounter : Army Eliminates Four Terrorists
  • Avinash Chander to Continue as DRDO Chief on Contract After Superannuation
  • Air Chief Dedicates New Pilot Selection System for IAF to the Nation
  • Visit by the Chief of the Air Staff Indian Air Force to Indonesia
  • Crash of Sukhoi-30 MK1 Aircraft
  • Unauthorised Construction on Defence Land
  • Torpedo Recovery Vessel
  • Strength of NCC Cadets
  • Cyber Security
  • Export Of Defence Equipment
  • Funds Spent Under Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Defence PSUs
  • Military Canteen
  • Chinese Incursions
  • Purchase of Apache Helicopters
  • Modernisation Of Ordnance Factories
  • Defence Land
  • One Rank One Pension Scheme
  • Defence Projects
  • Suicides by Defence Personnel
  • Border Roads Organisation
  • Pragati Missile
  • Export of Defence Equipment By DRDO
  • Aircraft Crashes
  • Private Participation in Domestic Aerospace Arena
  • Recruitment of Scientists in DRDO
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Growth in the Second Quarter of the Current Financial Year 2014-15 has Been Broadly on the Expected Lines: Finance Ministry
  • Competition Commission of India to Organise Two Day ICN Merger Workshop 2014 on International Cooperation and Remedies in Merger Review;Finance Minister to Deliver Inaugural Address
  • Varishta Pension Bima Yojana (VPBY) Launched; to Benefit Senior Citizens Aged 60 Years and Above
  • Limit Free Transactions Through ATMs in Six Metro Centres Only
  • Implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST)
  • 1641 Companies Listed with National Stock Exchange: at Least One Women Director Required on Board Of Directors
  • India Signs Agreement with ADB of US$200 Million to help State of Punjab Strengthen its Finances and thereby help with Socio-Economic Development of the State
  • India Signs Agreement with ADB for a Loan of Us $100 Million to Support Kerala’s Additional Skill Acquisition Program; 2,35,000 Needy Students in Kerala to be Benefited under the Program during 2014-2018
  • Long Term Rural Credit Fund; to Provide Support to Cooperative Banks and Rrbs with an Initial Corpus of Rs. 5,000 Crore
  • Asian Infrastucture Investment Bank
  • Expenditure Management Commission
  • Security Features of Indian Currency
  • Introduction Of Plastic Notes
  • To Give Autonomy to Public Sector Banks (PSBS), The Work of Selection and Appointment of Statutory Central Auditors (SCAS) Delegated to Individual PSBS for the Year 2014-15 Onwards
  • Appointment of CMD and EDS in Banks
  • Printing Currencey Notes in Indigenous Papers
  • Electronic Mode of Payment
  • Monetary Policy
  • E-Biz Portal Launched for Providing Single Online Platform to Companies
  • Initiation of Economic Reforms by the Government
  • Min of Food Processing Industries
  • Losses in Agricultural Commodities
  • Investment in FPIs and Food Parks
  • Min of Health and Family Welfare
  • Healthcare Services in North-Eastern Region
  • Essential Drugs
  • Allocation of Funds Under NRHM
  • Financial Assistance for Health Sectors in the Country
  • Ban on Testing of Cosmetics on Animals
  • Funds Allocation for Strengthening Health Care System Under National Health Mission
  • Steps taken to Curb Adulteration in Food Items
  • Steps Taken to Modernise CGHS Centres
  • Decline in Death due to Rabies
  • Taxation on Beedis and Cigarettes
  • Setting up new AIIMS like Institutes under PMSSY
  • Universal Immunization Programme
  • Upgradation of Medical Colleges Under PMSSY
  • Min of Home Affairs
  • MoS (Home) Shri Kiren Rijiju meets Thai Interior Minister in Bangkok Shri Rijiju thanks Thailand for cooperation in apprehending criminals wanted in India
  • Charge of DG, CRPF
  • Min of Human Resource Development
  • District and Block Level Education Officers to be Awarded by NUEPA
  • Min of Information & Broadcasting
  • My Name is Salt: A Documentary on Plight of Salt Workers in Ran Kachh
  • There is no running away from Bollywood says famous ad film director Bauddhayan Mukherji
  • Corbo: An insight into separatist struggle of Quebec
  • Min of Labour & Employment
  • Lok Sabha Passes the Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Amendment Bill, 2014
  • Min of Law & Justice
  • Press Communique
  • Press Communique
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • MOU between India and Mozambique on cooperation in the field of Oil and Gas
  • Global crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 72.51 per bbl on 27.11.2014
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Round the Clock All India Security Helpline ‘1800-111-322’ for Train Passengers is Operational
  • Railways allow PPP in Computerized Passenger Reservation System
  • 3289 Coaches Manufactured by Railway Production Units during 2013-14
  • Religious Circuit Trains to Connect more Pilgrimage Places
  • Min of Road Transport & Highways
  • Shri Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates CEAI Seminar
  • Min of Statistics & Programme Implementation
  • ESTIMATES OF GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUC
  • Min of Textiles
  • Export of Textiles
  • Improving Working Conditions of Weavers
  • Min of Tribal Affairs
  • Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana
  • Committee on Condition of Tribals
  • Min of Urban Development
  • ‘Rahagiri’ gets UD Ministry’s Excellence Award; Karnataka bags four of ten Awards of Excellence for urban transport initiatives; Shri Babul Supriyo calls for adoption of Intelligent Transport Initiatives
  • Do smart cities protect interests of children?
  • Ministry of Water Resources
  • Storage Status of 85 Important Reservoirs of the Country as on November 27, 2014
  • Planning Commission
  • 70.43 crore AADHAAR card issued
  • Measures for effective implementation PPP projects

Previous Date

 
Ministry of Water Resources04-December, 2012 17:08 IST
River Linking Projects

 

            The Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) (erstwhile Ministry of Irrigation) formulated a National Perspective Plan (NPP) for Water Resources Development in 1980 envisaging inter-basin transfer of water from surplus basins to deficit basins/areas which comprises  two components, namely, Himalayan Rivers Development Component and Peninsular Rivers Development Component. National Water Development Agency (NWDA) was set up under the MoWR in 1982 for carrying out various technical studies to establish the feasibility of the proposals of NPP and to give concrete shape to it. NWDA has already identified 14 links under Himalayan Component and 16 links under Peninsular Rivers Component as per Annexure – I.

 

Five Peninsular links namely (i) Ken – Betwa, (ii) Parbati – Kalisindh – Chambal, (iii) Damanganga – Pinjal, (iv) Par – Tapi – Narmada & (v) Godavari (Polavaram) - Krishna (Vijayawada) have been identified as priority links for taking up their Detailed Project Reports (DPRs). DPR of one priority link namely Ken-Betwa has been completed and was communicated to the party states. Modifications of the proposals and final Detailed Project Report preparation have been taken up by NWDA in light of observations of the concerned states. It has been decided that the DPR of the Project will be prepared in two phases.  DPR of one priority link namely Ken-Betwa (Phase-I) has been completed and NWDA has taken up the survey & investigation works of Phase– II of the link project. The Ken-Betwa link project has been included in the list of National Projects.

 

Further, after receiving the concurrence of the concerned states, NWDA has taken up the DPRs of two more priority links namely Par-Tapi-Narmada & Damanganga-Pinjal. A tripartite MOU for preparation of DPRs of both these links was signed by the Chief Ministers of Gujarat, Maharashtra and the Union Minister for Water Resources on 3.05.2010 in august  presence of Hon’ble Prime Minister. The DPRs of these links are under progress.

 

Efforts are being made to arrive at consensus on the other priority link viz. Parbati – Kalisindh – Chambal through deliberations with the concerned States of Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan for preparation of DPR.

 

Another priority link namely Godavari (Polavaram) –Krishna (Vijayawada) is part of the Polavaram project of the Andhra Pradesh. The Government of Andhra Pradesh has taken up the above project including link component as per their own planning.

 

The preparation of Pre Feasibility/ Feasibility reports of intra-state links proposed by States were included in the functions of NWDA in November, 2006 in consultation with the State Governments. NWDA has requested all the States / UTs to inform the details of intra – state links for further studies by NWDA. So far, NWDA has received 36 proposals of intra-state links from 7 States viz. Maharashtra, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Orissa, Bihar, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. Out of these, Pre-Feasibility Reports (PFRs) of 21 intra-state links have been completed by NWDA up to September, 2012.

        On the request of Bihar Government, the preparation of DPRs of 2 intra-state links of Bihar also is in progress. As desired by Govt. of Bihar, NWDA has completed the Preliminary Project Report (PPR) of Burhi Gandak-None-Baya –Ganga link and sent the same to Govt. of Bihar. The preparation of Preliminary Project Report (PPR) of Kosi-Mechi is also completed and sent to Govt. of Bihar.

The details of intra-state link proposals received from the State Governments along with their status and target for completion of their PFRs is given in Annexure – II.

 

Further 10 proposals (3 from Bihar, 6 from Karnataka & 1 from Chhattisgarh) have also been received.  These are being examined for their suitability for further studies.

 

(b)        The initial cost of the Inter Linking projects as per PFR/FR was 5.60 Lakh crore at 2002 Price Level. The costs of individual project have not yet been finalized.  The present cost including the cost of land required to be acquired for the project can be estimated only after the completion of DPR of the projects.

 

(c)        The budgetary provision for  preparation of Feasibility Reports (FRs) and Detailed Project Report (DPR) for  the present financial year 2012-13 is Rs. 51.30 crore. The amount spent on FR & DPR of Interlinking of Rivers programme from inception of NWDA till October, 2012 is `. 378.96 crore. The expenditure incurred,  is not maintained project wise.

 

 (d)       The river linking project is still in planning stage.  Irrigation and hydro power generation will start only after execution of the project.

 

               This information was given by Union Water Resources Minister Shri Harish Rawat  in the Rajya Sabha today in reply to a written question on the status of inter-State and intra- State, river linking projects; when this ambitious scheme was envisaged, what was project cost; what is present            escalated figure; how much amount has been spent, so far; and whether, till date, neither a hectare area has been irrigated, nor a blade of grass has been grown nor a watt of electricity has been produced under this scheme.

******

ST/-

 

ANNEXURE-I

STATUS OF   WATER TRANSFER LINKS IDENTIFIED FOR PREPARATION OF FEASIBILITY REPORTS (FR) BY NWDA

 

 Peninsular  Rivers Development Component

 

1.         Mahanadi (Manibhadra) - Godavari (Dowlaiswaram) link    - FR completed

2.         Godavari (Polavaram) - Krishna (Vijayawada) link *              -FR completed     (Taken  by                                                                                 the   state as per   their own proposal)

3.         Godavari (Inchampalli) - Krishna ( Pulichintala)link               - FR completed

4.         Godavari (Inchampalli ) - Krishna (Nagarjunasagar) link         - FR completed

5.         Krishna (Nagarjunasagar) - Pennar (Somasila ) link                 - FR completed

6.         Krishna (Srisailam) - Pennar  link                                            - FR completed

7.         Krishna (Almatti) - Pennar link                                                - FR completed

8.         Pennar (Somasila) - Cauvery (Grand Anicut) link                    - FR completed

9.         Cauvery (Kattalai) – Vaigai – Gundar link                               - FR completed

10.       Parbati – Kalisindh – Chambal link*                                       - FR completed

11.       Damanganga – Pinjal  link*                                                     - FR com­pleted & DPR started

12.       Par – Tapi – Narmada link*                                                     - FR completed & DPR started

13.       Ken – Betwa link*                                                                   - DPR (Phase-I) Completed                                                                                                             

14.       Pamba – Achankovil – Vaippar link                                        - FR completed.

15.       Netravati - Hemavati Link                                                       - PFR completed

16.       Bedti - Varda link                                                                    - FR work taken up

Himalayan  Rivers Development Component

1.         Kosi-Mechi link                                                                       - Entirely lies in Nepal

2.         Kosi-Ghaghra link                                                                   - S&I works taken up

3.         Gandak-Ganga link                                                                  - S&I works completed

4.         Ghaghra-Yamuna link                                                             - FR completed (for

                                                                                                              Indian portion)

5.         Sarda-Yamuna link                                                                  - FR completed (for

                                                                                                              Indian portion)

6.         Yamuna-Rajasthan link                                                           - S&I works completed

7.         Rajasthan-Sabarmati link                                                         - S&I works completed

8.         Chunar(at Ganga)-Sone Barrage link                                       - S&I works completed

 9.        Sone Dam - Southern Tributaries of Ganga link                      - S&I works taken up

10.       Manas-Sankosh-Tista-Ganga (M-S-T-G) link               - S&I works taken up

11.       Jogighopa(at Brahmaputra)-Tista-Ganga at Farakka

         (Alternate to M-S-T-G) link                                                        - S&I works taken up

12.             Ganga (Farakka)-Sunderbans link                                            - S&I works completed

13.             Ganga-Damodar-Subernarekha link                                         - S&I works completed

14.       Subernarekha-Mahanadi link                                                   - S&I works completed

   

*    Priority links

PFR- Pre-Feasibility Report; FR- Feasibility Report; DPR- Detailed Project Report

S&I - Survey & Investigation in Indian portion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEXURE-II

INTRA-STATE LINK PROPOSALS RECEIVED FROM THE STATE GOVERNMENTS

S. No.

Name of  intra-state link

Present status / Target of Completion of PFR

 

Maharashtra

 

1.

Wainganga (Goshikurd) – Nalganga (Purna Tapi)

 [Wainganga – Western Vidarbha & Pranhita – Wardha links merged and extended through Kanhan – Wardha link]

 

Completed

2.

Wainganga – Manjra Valley

Completed (Not found feasible)

3.

Upper Krishna – Bhima (system of Six links)

Completed

4.

Upper Ghat – Godavari Valley (Damanganga (Ekdare)- Godavari Valley)

Completed

5.

Upper Vaitarna – Godavari Valley

Completed

6.

North Konkan – Godavari Valley

Completed

7.

Koyna – Mumbai city

2012 – 13@

8.

Sriram Sagar Project (Godavari) – Purna – Manjira

*

9.

Wainganga  (Goshikurd) – Godavari (SRSP)

Withdrawn by Govt. of Maharashtra

10.

Middle Konkan – Bhima Valley

2013 – 14

11.

Koyna – Nira

2012 – 13

12.

Mulsi – Bhima

Completed

13.

Savithri – Bhima

*

14.

Kolhapur – Sangli – Sangola

2012 – 13@

15.

Riverlinking projects of Tapi basin and Jalgaon District

2013 – 14

16.

Nar – Par - Girna valley

Completed

17.

Narmada – Tapi

2013 – 14

18.

Khariagutta – Navatha Satpura foot hills

*

19.

Kharia Ghuti Ghat – Tapi

*

20.

Jigaon – Tapi – Godavari Valley

2013 – 14

 

Gujarat

 

 

21.

Damanganga – Sabarmati – Chorwad

Completed

 

Orissa

 

 

22.

Mahanadi – Brahmani

Completed

23.

Mahanadi – Rushikulya (Barmul Project)

2012 – 13

24.

Vamsadhara – Rushikulya (Nandini Nalla project)

2012 – 13@


S. No.

Name of intra-state link

Present status / Target of Completion of PFR

 

Jharkhand

 

25.

South Koel – Subernarekha

Completed

26.

Sankh – South Koel

Completed

27.

Barkar – Damodar – Subernarekha

Completed

 

Bihar

 

28.

Kosi – Mechi [entirely lie in India]

Completed

29.

Barh – Nawada

 Completed

30.

Kohra – Chandravat (now Kohra-Lalbegi)

Completed

31.

Burhi Gandak – None – Baya - Ganga

Completed

32.

Burhi Gandak – Bagmati [Belwadhar]

 Completed

33.

Kosi – Ganga

Completed

 

Rajasthan

 

34.

Mahi – Luni link

2012 – 13

35.

Wakal – Sabarmati – Sei – West Banas – Kameri link

Completed

 

Tamil Nadu

 

36.

Ponnaiyar – Palar link

Completed

*      Targets being fixed in consultations with concerned States.        

@ PFR prepared and sent to State governments for comments.


(Release ID :89898)

Web Ratana This site is winner of Platinum Icon for 'Outstanding Web Content' Web Ratna Award'09 presented in April 2010
Site is designed and hosted by National Informatics Centre (NIC),Information is provided and updated by Press Information Bureau
"A" - Wing, Shastri Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110 001 Phone 23389338
Go Top Top

उपयोग संबंधी शर्तें स्वोत्वाधिकार नीति गोपनीयता संबंधी नीति हाइपरलिंकिंग नीति Terms of Use Copyright Policy Privacy Policy Hyperlinking Policy