Guidelines for the continuation of scheme on Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water bodies in XIIth plan

The scheme on Repair, Renovation & Restoration (RRR) of water bodies for continuation during XII Plan has been approved by Government of India on 20.9.2013 and accordingly guidelines have been issued in October, 2013. It is envisaged to take up RRR works in 10,000 water bodies with a Central Assistance of Rs. 6235 crore. Out of 10000 water bodies, 9000 water bodies are proposed to be in rural areas and balance 1000 water bodies will be in urban areas. The proposal of water bodies where the Integrated Water Management Programme (IWMP) is implemented, would be considered to be included under the scheme RRR of water bodies.