The National Perspective Plan (NPP) was prepared by the then Ministry of Irrigation (now Ministry of Jal Shakti) in August 1980 for water resources development through inter basin transfer of water, for transferring water from water surplus basins to water-deficit basins.
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Municipal Council, Amarkantak Vs Digamber Jain Regional Committee & Others dated 02/08/2019 regarding construction by Municipal Council of Amarkantak of a block of bio-toilets at a distance of about 70 meters from the Narmada Kund.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjiv Tiwari Vs Digamber Jain & Others dated 09/04/2019 regarding construction of toilets 100 meters away from the temples/kunds and also for shifting the existing one upto that distance in Amarkantak in Anuppur district. These measures are for checking pollution at the origin of Narmada river.
Hydropower is a valuable renewable energy resource in India, which can help in climate change mitigation and meet the increasing energy demands. However, the crucial role of climate change on hydropower production in India remains unexplored.