Glaciers in the Satluj river basin in western Himalaya are likely to lose 33% of their area by 2050 and 81% by the end of the century, under Representative Concentration Pathway - RCP 8.5 scenario, based on the output from CNRM-CM5 and GFDL-CM3 climate models respectively.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Environmental Clearance for Construction of New Dam, 08/02/2019. Total twenty seven (27)proposals for construction of dams were granted environmental clearance during the last five years. List of these proposals is annexed (Annexure I). Twenty (20) number of proposals for construction of dams are pending in this Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change for environmental clearance. State wise detail of these projects with the present status is annexed (Annexure II).

CONSTRUCTION of the $141 million Semwa Dam across Ruya River, which borders Mt Darwin and Rushinga districts, has resumed after Treasury allocated $20 million for the project in the 2019 Budget.

The Centre's flagship irrigation scheme - Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) - has been found to be saddled with delays, deficiencies in planning and even serious lapses such as diversion of funds and financial irregularities were found revealed this performance audit of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for the period of 2008 to 2017. The irrigation projects led to an almost threefold jump in the cost of these projects to ₹1.20 lakh crore said the report.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has completed the construction work of Kundal dam in district Buner.

Federal minister of water resources Faisal Vawda has assured the families affected by Dasu hydropower project of the resolution of their issues by the middle of the current month.

ADDIS ABABA, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Ethiopia's $4 billion dam project on the River Nile, which has been beset by construction delays and criticism from Egypt, will start initial operations in December 2

The Dam Safety Bill, 2018 that aims to provide a robust legal and institutional framework under Central and state governments for the safety of dams, was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 12th December, 2018 amid protests by opposition and Shiv Sena members.

Chennai: A Tamil Nadu Minister on Monday told the Karnataka government that a discussion on the Mekedatu dam project was not possible as the matter was subjudice.

The African Development Bank (AfDB) said Wednesday it has approved two loans worth 27.5 billion shillings (about 268 million U.S.

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