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BJP`s river linking plan likely to get push

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 13:47

BJP`s ambitious proposal to link rivers across the country is set to get a push with the Water Resources Ministry being asked to prepare a future roadmap.

Work on Yamuna interceptor sewers underway: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:18

About 65 per cent of a project aimed at preventing the pollution of Yamuna river through the laying of interceptor sewers has been completed, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

Action plan for Ganga, Yamuna clean-up by this year-end: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:17

An action plan for the clean-up of the Ganga and Yamuna rivers may be formulated by the end of this year after consultation with stakeholders, the government informed Rajya Sabha on Monday.

Andhra Pradesh aims to be drought-proof in five years, says Naidu

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 00:47

Andhra Pradesh CM Chanrababu Naidu directed District Collectors and other officials concerned to integrate the available water resources to increase ground water levels in their areas.

Cauvery irrigation corporation appeals to farmers to end protest for water

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 21:46

Cauvery Niravari Nigam Limited (irrigation corporation) on Saturday requested the farmers living in the river belt to end their protest and cooperate with the Water Resources Department by withdrawing their demand for release of available water into the Vishveswaraya Canal.

Obstruction in flow of Ganga won`t be allowed: Uma Bharti

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 20:11

Nothing will be allowed to obstruct the flow of the Ganga or dirty its sacred waters, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said on Saturday.

After Ganga, govt to form committee for cleansing of Yamuna river

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 17:58

Close to the heels of a secretaries-level group to rejuvenate Ganga river, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday announced a separate committee for cleansing the polluted Yamuna river in Delhi.

Ganga rejuvenation plan: Water resources secretary Alok Rawat appointed head of CoS

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 22:07

Water resources secretary Alok Rawat has been appointed as the head of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) which will prepare a plan for cleaning and rejuvenating the Ganges, reports said on Friday.

PM Modi`s Clean Ganga mission: First high-level meeting today

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 09:28

The first high-level meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Group on Ganga, constituted by the Narendra Modi government, is expected to meet on Wednesday to finalise the final draft for cleaning the country`s holiest river, which is also one of the most polluted of all.

Implement `Sujalam-Sufalam` at full capacity: HC to Gujarat

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 01:12

The Gujarat High Court ordered the state government here today to implement the `Sujalam Sufalam` project with its full capacity of 2,000 cusecs of water supply to North Gujarat`s canals before 2015 monsoon.

Karnataka to spell out stand on Krishna Tribunal verdict next week

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 00:54

Karnataka Water Resources Minister M B Patil on Monday said the state government will spell out in a week`s time its "clear-cut stand" on second Krishna Tribunal`s verdict.

Nepal, India discuss water resources,electricity,flood control

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 17:45

Nepal and India have reviewed progress made by bilateral water resources projects and discussed issues relating to water resources, electricity, flood forecasting and flood control.