Minor Irrigation sector plays a critical role in agricultural growth and increasing farmer's income. The importance of minor irrigation schemes with short gestation period, lower investments and major share in irrigation cannot be over-emphasised.

The Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India, therefore, constituted a committee consisting of experts in the field of ground water to recommend a revised methodology. This report is the final outcome of the recommendations of the Committee.

While keeping the rivers in pristine condition is the ultimate goal, development of civilization has always been on the banks of the rivers, to utilise the blessings of the rivers and their waters.

The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approval the River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Authorities Order, 2016.

The Central Water Commission will formally protest against a proposal to subsume it into a new organisation.

An Act to provide an overarching national legal framework with principles for protection, conservation, regulation and management of water as a vital and stressed natural resource, under which legislation and executive action on water at all levels of governance, as also water-use and water-related actions by persons and their associations, publ

The guidelines on ‘Integrated Water Resources Development and Management’ were prepared in BPMO, CWC under strategy V.4 of National Water Mission in March 2010 and were circulated within CWC for comments.

The Draft Ground Water Model Bill is based on the principles of subsidarity, equitable distribution in an integrated approach. The State should act as a public trustee of ground water, which should be treated as a common pool resource to make sure that groundwater is protected, conserved, regulated and managed.

This draft bill released by the Union government aims to provide an overarching legal framework with principles for protection, conservation, regulation and management of water as a vital and stre

India and Germany have signed an Implementation Agreement for Ganga Rejuvenation under the Namami Gange Programme in New Delhi. It was signed between the Union Ministry of Water Resources and German International Cooperation (GIZ) of Germany.

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