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Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Inter-Linking of Rivers, 20/03/2017.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Inter-Linking of Rivers, 09/03/2017. Regarding potentiality of Waterways, Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) declared River Brahmaputra in Assam as National Waterway -2 in 1988. IWAI undertakes various river conservancy works including hydrographic surveys in order to maintain the targeted depth, provide navigational aids and terminal facilities with cargo handling infrastructure to facilitate IWT. 20 rivers in the North Eastern region have been declared as national waterways. List is at Annex - A.

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

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on River Inter-Linking Under Peninsular Component, 28/11/2016.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Survey on Inter-Linking of Rivers, 24/11/2016. Under the National Perspective Plan for water resources development through inter basin transfer of water prepared by the then Ministry of Irrigation, now Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR, NWDA has identified 30 links (16 under Peninsular Component & 14 under Himalayan Component) for preparation of Feasibility Reports (FRs). The pre-feasibility report of the all 30 links have been prepared and circulated to the concerned State Govts. by the NWDA.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Conservation of Water, 24/11/2016. Under the scheme of RRR of water bodies Comprehensive improvement and restoration of water bodies, is undertaken for increasing tank storage capacity, Ground Water Recharge, Increased availability of drinking water, Improvement in agriculture/horticulture productivity, etc. State-wise details, on number of water bodies included during XII Plan, expenditure on the same during the last three years and number of water bodies revived till 03/2016 are given in Annexure-I.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Interlinking of Rivers, 21/11/2016. Under the National Perspective Plan for water resources development through inter basin transfer of water prepared by the this Ministry, National Water Development Agency (NWDA) has identified 30 links (16 under Peninsular Component & 14 under Himalayan Component) for preparation of Feasibility Reports. The pre-feasibility report of the all 30 links have been prepared and circulated to the concerned State Govts. by the NWDA.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Interlinking of Rivers, 21/11/2016. Under the National Perspective Plan for water resources development through inter basin transfer of water prepared by the this Ministry, National Water Development Agency (NWDA) has identified 30 links (16 under Peninsular Component & 14 under Himalayan Component) for preparation of Feasibility Reports. The pre-feasibility report of the all 30 links have been prepared and circulated to the concerned State Govts. by the NWDA.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Sharing Treaty with Neighbouring Countries, 17/11/2016.

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