Data and Statistics
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Inter-Linking of Rivers, 30/11/2015
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Inter-Linking of Rivers, 30/11/2015. This Ministry has formulated a National Perspective Plan (NPP) for Water Resources Development envisaging inter-basin transfer of water from surplus basins to deficit basins/ areas. Based on surveys, investigations and detailed studies, National Water Development Agency (NWDA) has prepared pre-feasibility reports, which facilitated identification of 30 links (16 under Peninsular Component & 14 under Himalayan Component) under the NPP. Details of the river links identified under NPP, River and State-wise, are given at Annexure.