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The National Green Tribunal has sought response from the Centre and others on a plea challenging the environment clearance granted to the NDA government's ambitious Ken-Betwa river linking project.

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 high-powered inter-ministerial committee constituted by the Water Resources Ministry has counseled caution while carrying out proposed desilting of the Ganga from Bhimgauda (Uttarakhand) to Fara

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.

Regulating fluvial systems by dams, barrages and construction of inter-basin link canals, has severe impacts on fish populations across the world’s rivers. In India, all major fluvial systems are interrupted by a series of barriers. This includes small weirs to large dams and salt-water barriers preventing saline incursion to the estuarine lakes.

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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

CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: Stalemate over Satluj-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal is likely to continue after Punjab government on Thursday told the Centre that it is faced with critical water situation in the s

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

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

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