Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

river linking


Par Tapi Narmada river-linking: As Cong looks to tribals’ protest for poll boost, BJP moves to scupper its plans

March 27, 2022 6:11 pm

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel will meet PM Modi in coming days to urge him to cancel the project, says BJP leader

Centre proposes setting up new body for river-linking projects in India

November 15, 2021 4:12 am

NIRA will coordinate with neighbouring countries and states and departments and will also have powers on issues related to environment, wildlife and forest clearances under river linking projects and their legal aspects.

Maharashtra, Gujarat to sign pact on river-linking project soon: Nitin Gadkari

September 12, 2017 8:16 pm

Gadkari said apart from Damanganga-Pinjal, the government was also aiming at starting the "actual work" on the Ken-Betwa, Par-Tapi-Narmada river-linking and Pancheshwar and North Koel dam projects in the next three months.

Experts unsure but MPs see river linking as the solution to flood control

July 28, 2017 1:27 am

Last year, even a committee appointed by the Water Resources Ministry, to suggest structural and institutional reforms in water management, had argued against interlinking, raising questions on a number of grounds including its cost effectiveness.

Too grand to work

January 12, 2014 10:59 pm

There are easier, local solutions to the problems river-linking aims to solve.

SAD remains opposed to river-linking: Badal

May 16, 2009 2:32 am

Reacting to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi advocating linking of rivers at a recent NDA rally,the SAD today said it has always opposed such a proposal and would register its protest at an “appropriate platform”.