They will hit ecology and biodiversity as far away as Assam

A report commissioned by the Central Water Commission has recommended scrapping of 15 of the 44 dams planned across the Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh. It has also suggested stricter regulations for the ones that are to be built in future.

The study would reveal how a dam will affect the bio-diversity of Goa

Goa government approved the appointment of a senior expert who would document Goa's objection to divert Mahdai river's water by Karnataka and that state's alleged conspiracy to do so, under the guise of needing "drinking water".

Accelerated irrigation benefits programme - Question raised in Lok Sabha, 06/02/2014.

An ambitious project to mitigate flood damage in Bihar has taken a major step forward with a central agency finalising the detailed project report for linking four intra-state rivers which would he

National Register of Large Dam (NRLD) is a compilation of the large dams in the country prepared as per information received from the State Government / Authority concerned. The lists of dams have been regrouped as per their location within the territory of a State. The sole purpose of the NRLD is to provide basic information about a dam to any interested party who can then approach the State Government / Authority concerned for further information. At present there are 4845 completed large dams and 347 large dams are under construction in India.

The State government is likely to file an application before the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal seeking an interim order to utilise 7.56 tmc ft from Kalasa and Banduri canals for drinking water p

The government is set to give a big push to the development of hydro power plants in border areas by giving fast-track clearances to projects that are delayed for the last several years due to a co

Power producers have sought more representation of the industry in the committee set up by the government to assess the impact of Uttarakhand’s two dozen hydropower projects on the ecology of the h

A Central team of experts that visited the Muktsar belt, one of the best cotton-producing areas in the region, has concluded that excessive irrigation, faulty alignment of drains and a wrong croppi

The flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim today with over four lakh people affected by the overflowing Brahmaputra and its tributaries in 13 districts with the rhino habitats Kaziranga