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Inter-Linking of Rivers
Aug 09, 2014

Under the National Perspective Plan prepared by Ministry of Water Resources, National Water Development Authority has already identified 14 links under Himalayan Component and 16 links under Peninsular Rivers Component. Out of these, feasibility reports of 14 links under Peninsular Component and 2 links (Indian portion) under Himalayan Component have been prepared. 

Five Peninsular Component links have been identified as priority links for preparation of Detailed Project Reports (DPRs):

1. Ken-Betwa

2. Parbati-Kalisindh-Chambal,

3. Damanganga-Pinjal

4. Par-Tapi-Narmada

5. Godavari (Polavaram)-Krishna (Vijayawada)

The Government is pursuing the inter-linking of the rivers programme in a consultative manner with the States concerned and in accordance with the directions of the  Supreme Court in the matter.


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