Ministry of Water Resources

Allocation for Twelfth Five Year Plan for State Sector Schemes of Ministry of Water Resources

Planning Commission has indicated an outlay of Rs. 18118 crore for Central Sector Schemes and Rs. 91435 crore for State Sector Schemes of Ministry of Water Resources for Twelfth Five Year Plan. Ministry of Water Resources has prepared schemes in this regard which are at different stages of approval. The Ministry of Water Resources ensures performance of  Plan schemes in tandem with… Read More

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Appointments Committee of the Cabinet – approved appointments

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments: (i) Shri Pradeep Kumar Sinha, IAS(UP:77), Secretary, Ministry of Shipping as Secretary, Ministry of Power vice Shri P.Uma Shanker, IAS(UP:76), on his retirement on 30.06.2013. (ii) Ms.Gauri Kumar, IAS(GJ:79), Special Secretary, Ministry of Mines as Secretary (Border Management), Ministry of Home Affairs in the… Read More

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Draft National Water Framework Bill released

Water Resources Ministry Relrases Draft National Water Framework Bill, Draft River Basin Management Bill ; and Draft National Policy Guidelines for Water Sharing/Distrution Amongst States for Comments by Next Month End The Ministry of Water Resources has released Draft National Water Framework Bill, Draft River Basin Management Bill and Draft National Policy Guidelines prepared by the… Read More

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Union Cabinet declares Year as Water Conservation Year-2013

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for declaring the year 2013 as Water Conservation Year 2013. A number of mass awareness activities will be undertaken during Water Conservation Year 2013 with emphasis on sensitizing the masses on water related issues, encourage them to conserve and use it judiciously.   The policies and programmes of the… Read More

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Ministry of Water Resources has formulated a Model Bill on Groundwater Exploitation

Ministry of Water Resources has formulated a Model Bill to regulate and control groundwater development and management in the Country. The Model Bill has been circulated by the Ministry to all the States/ Union Territories for enactment. So far 14 States/ UTs namely, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil… Read More

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Ministry of Water Resources constitutes a Drafting Committee for Water Framework Law

National Water Framework Ministry of Water Resources has constituted a Drafting Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr. Y.K. Alagh to draft Water Framework Law as an umbrella statement of general principles governing the exercise of legislative and /or executive (or devolved) powers by the Centre, the States and the local governing bodies. The tenure of… Read More

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