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AAP`s free water policy may end up in lot of wastage: Pachauri

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 09:37

The AAP government`s policies on water and electricity are well intended but not the best way to achieve desired goals as supply of over 600 litres of free water to Delhi residents may end up in a lot of wastage, Directer General TERI R K Pachauri has warned.

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.

Jharkhand opposed to Centre`s new water policy

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012, 15:33

BJP-ruled Jharkhand on Friday opposed the Centre`s new water policy.

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.

New water policy by next year: Bansal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 17:42

Pawan Kumar Bansal said the government will come out with a new water policy next year even as he would strive to implement linking of intra-state rivers.

Nagaland CM favours a state water policy

Last Updated: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 15:04

CM Neiphiu Rio has pitched for drafting a "state water policy" taking into consideration the acute water crisis faced by people in Nagaland in the summer season.

PM directs Plan panel to prepare integrated water policy

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 23:24

In the backdrop of a host of inter-state water disputes, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday directed the Planning Commission to prepare an integrated water policy.

Ashok Gehlot announces water policy

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 09, 2010, 20:41

Announcing the water policy in the Assembly, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday said that only 30 blocks in the state had sufficient water reserves.