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Nations Water Development Agency

In this article we will discuss Nations Water Development Agency

Nations Water Development Agency

The Agency was estiblished in 1982 to carry-out studies and investigations of possible storage reservoir sites and inter-connecting links in order to establish feasibility of proposals under the ‘National Perspective Plan’ which comprises of two components viz. Himalayan River Development and Peninsular Rivers Development. Detailed studies about quantum of which is surplus in various Peninsular Rivers and which can be transferred to other Basins in the region after meeting reasonable needs of the Basin States as well as, feasibility reports of various components of schemes relating to Peninsular Rivers Development are being prepared. Studies are expected to be completed by the end of the eighth plan. Simultaneously, the National Water Development Authority will also start carrying-out studies for Himalayan Rivers Development during the eighth plan period.


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