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What is the progress of programme of river water linking process? cost effective but need of the hour... see floods in Assam

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Asked by BABASAHEB ANDHARE, 29 Sep '12 08:05 pm
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The Indian Rivers Inter-link is a large-scale civil engineering project that aims to join the majority of India's rivers by canals and so reduce persistent water shortages in parts of India.The Inter-link would consist of two parts, a northern Himalayan River Development component and a southern Peninsular River Development component.
The northern component would consist of a series of dams built along the Ganga and Brahmaputra rivers in India, Nepal and Bhutan for the purposes of storage. Canals would be built to transfer surplus water from the eastern tributaries of the Ganga to the west.
The main part of the project would send water from the eastern part of India to the south and west. The southern development project would consist of four main parts. First, the Mahanadi, Godavari. Krishna and Kaveri rivers would all be linked by canals.
Critics also point to the enormous costs conservatively estimated at some $115bn USD which India can ill afford.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 29 Sep '12 08:11 pm

 
  
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Rahi sahi Nadiyaan bhi Polluted ho Jaayeingi polluted ganga, Yamuna say milkar. Sab Nadiyon ko Chodd Daalo. Yehi aim hai hamaara
Answered by Maha Nayak, 29 Sep '12 08:06 pm

 
  
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There is a perfect and easy plan prepared by an engineer politician, Dr.K.L.Rao, Union Minister for irrigation around 1957 or so. This is the time to review such plans
Answered by Rada Kishan, 30 Sep '12 06:45 pm

 
  
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Lack of political will & lack of fund.
Answered by Kanai Chakraberti, 29 Sep '12 08:08 pm

 
  
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