NEW DELHI: The Centre's ambitious Ken-Betwa inter-linking of rivers (ILRs) project may not take off soon as promised by the new Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari as the National Green Tr

Pegged at an estimated cost of Rs 18,000 crore, the project proposes to transfer water from the Ken river basin to the Betwa basin in Uttar Pradesh

A day after the ban on mechanised sand mining in all the rivers of the state, heavy earth moving machines were seen digging out sand from Ken river in Chattarpur district on Tuesday.

Environmentalists on Thursday lambasted ambitious plans to bring much needed water to remote central India by linking two rivers, in the latest clash over dwindling water resources.

In a significant development which will pave the way for final forest clearance to the Centre's ambitious Ken-Betwa river-linking project, the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) - an apex body of the

The forest advisory committee (FAC), an expert body that advises the government on approval or rejection of major projects involving diversion of forest land has recently recommended the Ken-Betwa

Water resource ministry says that concerns of the Expert Advisory Committee have been addressed, and an approval should come soon

The Union government in the Rajya Sabha stated that the detailed project report (DPR) of the Par-Tapi-Narmada and Damanganga-Pinjal link projects have been completed and have been submitted to the

India’s first inter-State river interlinking project was given a go-ahead by the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) at a meeting chaired by Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Anil Madha

The government expects to spend a massive Rs 5,60,000 crore on various river interlinking (ILR) projects, according to a statement by Minister of State, Water Resources, Sanjeev Balyan in the Lok S

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