Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The Collector, Daman Vs Tarun Patel & Others dated 19/07/2019 regarding the order of the NGT dated October 27, 2017 which according to the appellant would affect the quality of the water of the river Damanganga, particularly in the area outlying the Union Territory of Daman. The Tribunal had asked Vapi Environment Ltd to extend the discharge point through the pipeline and a diffuser system approximately 4.5 km downstream from existing discharge location of CETP, Vapi in the Damanganga estuary.

The Damanganga-Pinjal link project entails diversion of surplus water of Damanganga basin to Pinjal reservoir in Vaitarna.

The newly constituted Task Force on Inter-Linking Rivers will look afresh at all the proposed links to evaluate their feasibility, particularly in maintaining a balance between environment and deve

Social activists have raised objections over the multi-crore Damanganga-Pinjal river linking project between the Maharashtra and Gujarat governments.

Maharashtra and Gujarat are likely to sign a memorandum of understanding on two interlinking projects – Damanganga-Pinjal and Par-Tapi-Narmada – in April.

As the country awaits the spread of the monsoon, the water level in 84 major reservoirs crucial for irrigation and power generation is running below the levels of last year.

Nagpur: The detailed project report (DPR) of the Damanganga-Pinjal link, a project to share water of two river basins across Maharashtra and Gujarat is likely to be ready by the end of this year.

To help quench Mumbai

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra and Gujarat have signed an agreement to prepare detailed project reports on linking of rivers that will benefit both.

Watched by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Monday by Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Water Resources Pawan Kumar Bansal.

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