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In February 2008, the Government of India approved a Scheme of National Projects where under it identified 16 major water resource development and irrigation projects that were under the Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme but were languishing due to various constraints and hurdles.

National river projects lag target by up to 99% due to poor management and lack of monitoring says this audit report by the Comptroller and Auditor General tabled in the Parliament on July 23, 2018. The report also finds overall cost escalation of 2,341% that threatened the economic viability of these project.

A Senate committee probing the Solai Dam tragedy has accused the government of covering up owners of the dam which killed 48 people.

A UN human rights group has raised concern over the inappropriate compensation of Solai Dam victims.

The Myanmar government must undertake reforms in its hydropower sector to prevent dam projects from negatively impacting rural ethnic minority communities in southeastern Kayin state, where electri

A multi-agency committee to spearhead the resettlement of victims of the Solai dam tragedy has been constituted.

With rapid melting of glaciers in the Himalaya region, water level of Beas has increased manifold, prompting the dam authorities of Larji and Pandoh dams to open its floodgates to release additiona

A multi-agency report released by the Ministry of Interior and Co-ordination of National Government has revealed that the location of Patel Dam contributed highly to the tragedy that left 47 people

The World Bank announced today a USD 140 million project to support the Tunisian government’s focus on irrigated agriculture as a means of managing scarce water resources while creating economic op

Chief Hikuminue Kapika of the Kapika Royal House has urged government to accelerate the construction of the Baynes hydropower plant, saying that the livelihood of his people lies in the project.

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