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Oct 08, 2019
Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami says Centre preparing detailed project report on interlinking Godavari and Cauvery riversThe Centre is preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on interlinking the Godavari and Cauvery rivers, Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami said in Chennai on Tuesday.
May 31, 2019
Modi Cabinet 2.0: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat takes over new Jal Shakti portfolio; ministry to handle inter-state water disputes, Namami GangeGajendra Singh Shekhawat took charge of the Jal Shakti ministry on Friday, a day after he was sworn in as minister.
Aug 24, 2018
Disaster management panel asks Tamil Nadu govt to lower water level of Mullaperiyar DamA disaster management sub-committee to monitor the water level of Mullaperiyar Dam on Thursday asked Tamil Nadu to keep water limit of the reservoir 2-3 feet below the 142-feet FRL
Jul 22, 2017
With 60% of telemetry stations out of action, India’s flood forecasting network is crippled: ReportIndia's flood forecasting stations network was largely non-operational with 222 out of 375 telemetry stations not working, said a CAG report.
Jul 04, 2017
India needs alternative growth model to avoid resources running dry, says European CommissionIndia's material demand was the third-largest in the world, after China and the US.
Jan 14, 2017
Madhya Pradesh: BJP's ambitious Ken-Betwa river link project gets green panel's nodThe NDA government's ambitious Rs 9,393 crore Ken-Betwa river interlinking project that will irrigate 6.35 lakh hectares and mitigate drinking water woes of Bundelkhand region has received clearance from the green panel and Tribal Affairs ministry
Nov 29, 2016
Uma Bharti says govt to come up with a model act to conserve ground, rain waterThe government will soon come out with a draft model law to conserve ground, surface and rain water and increase use of treated water for non-potable purposes, said Uma Bharti
Apr 28, 2016
Central teams to assess drought-hit areas in the countryThe Central Water Commission and the Central Ground Water Board will identify water resources management challenges
Dec 26, 2014
Clean Ganga mission took off in 2014, but it will take time to succeedClean Ganga became the mantra of the Water Resources Ministry in 2014 as it tried to revive failed missions to cleanse the polluted river with a slew of measures.
Jul 31, 2014
Centre clears 153 flood control proposalsBharati said 412 flood management proposals with an over-all estimated cost of Rs 42,032 crore were received from the states and Union Territories by appraisal agencies under the water resources ministry from 2011-12 till date.