July 16, 2024

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DPRs of two interlinking projects completed: govt

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The Detailed Project Reports (DPR) of Ken-Betwa and Damanganga-Pinjal Link Projects have been completed by National Water Development Agency (NWDA) and were submitted to the respective states, the Rajya Sabha was told today. 

In her reply in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of Water Resources Uma Bharati said the Burhi-Gandak-Noon-Baya-Ganga and Kosi-Mechi Links in Bihar, Ponnair-Palar Link of Tamil Nadu, Wainganga-Nalganga Link of Maharashtra and Barakar-Damodar-Subernarekha Link of Jharkhand have also been taken up for the preparation of DPRs. 

“The DPRs of Burhi-Gandak-Noon-Baya-Ganga and Kosi-Mechi Links Projects have been completed and sent to the government of Bihar in December, 2013 and March, 2014, respectively,” Bharati said, adding implementation of these projects is to be undertaken by the government of Bihar. 

The Minister also said the target for the completion of the projects will depend upon the statutory and techno economic clearances of the project and priorities assigned to these projects by the government of Bihar.

Courtesy: PTI

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