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New National Water Policy approved

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012, 21:14

The National Water Resources Council Friday approved the new National Water Policy with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying legal structures on water were inadequate and calling for judicious use of the resource.

Centre has no intention to encroach states` rights on water: PM

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012, 09:19

The policy proposes to have a national legal framework on water issues which the state government have been opposing since the draft was put in public domain in January, this year.

Govt puts out fresh draft of National Water Policy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 18:52

Under pressure from states, the Centre has put out a fresh draft of the National Water Policy.

States oppose `over-arching` framework in draft water policy

Last Updated: Thursday, June 07, 2012, 23:11

Responding to the objections, the Water Resources Ministry has agreed to re-draft the provision to "remove the impression".

RSS appeals Centre to rethink on Water Policy

Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 16:56

RSS on Sunday appealed to the Centre to reconsider the draft National Water Policy 2012.