Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Interlinking of Rivers, 21/11/2016
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Interlinking of Rivers, 21/11/2016. Under the National Perspective Plan for water resources development through inter basin transfer of water prepared by the this Ministry, National Water Development Agency (NWDA) has identified 30 links (16 under Peninsular Component & 14 under Himalayan Component) for preparation of Feasibility Reports. The pre-feasibility report of the all 30 links have been prepared and circulated to the concerned State Govts. by the NWDA. After survey and investigations, Feasibility Reports of 14 links under Peninsular Component and Feasibility Reports of 2 links and draft Feasibility Reports of 7 links (Indian portion) under Himalayan Component have been completed. Present status, States concerned and States benefitting from Inter Basin Water Transfer Links are given in Annexure.