Question raised in Lok Sabha on Survey on Inter-Linking of Rivers, 24/11/2016
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Survey on Inter-Linking of Rivers, 24/11/2016. Under the National Perspective Plan for water resources development through inter basin transfer of water prepared by the then Ministry of Irrigation, now Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR, NWDA has identified 30 links (16 under Peninsular Component & 14 under Himalayan Component) for preparation of Feasibility Reports (FRs). 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 benefiting from Inter Basin Water Transfer Links are given in Annex-I.