South Asia Network on Dams
Water quality hot-spots in rivers of India: Comments by South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers & People, New DelhiPosted on 30 Nov, 2011 04:54 PM
The Central Water Commission (CWC) has recently prepared a report on water quality scenario of our rivers and has evolved a methodology for identifying hot spots in Indian rivers. The water quality data is based on the average values observed during the last ten years (2001-2011) at 371 monitoring stations of CWC on almost all major, medium and minor rivers in India. Please find below a letter (dated November 5, 2011) from South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers & People, New Delhi to the Chairman, Central Water Commission stating its concerns regarding the report.
Analysis of TAC guidelines and decisions in recent meetings' - Dams, Rivers and People - Newsletter of SANDRP for April, May 2011Posted on 27 May, 2011 01:26 PM
Newsletter of South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) for April - May 2011 (Volume 9 Issue 3-4), focuses on the following topics.
- Analysis of TAC guidelines and decisions in recent meetings
The Advisory Committee in the Union Ministry of Water Resources for consideration of techno-economic viability of Irrigation, Flood Control and Multi Purpose Project Proposals (TAC in short) is supposed to discuss the techno-economic viability of the irrigation, flood control and multi-purpose project proposals as per the Resolution published in the Union of India Gazette Notification No. 12/5/86-P-II dated Nov 27, 1987.
Transparent & participatory governance in functioning of the decision-making committees on water resourcesPosted on 16 Apr, 2011 03:46 PM
Shri Salman Khurshid,
Union Minister of Water Resources,
New Delhi - 110001
2. Secretary, Union Ministry of Water Resources
3. Chairman, Central Water Commission
4. Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
5. Member (Water), Planning Commission
6. Ms Aruna Roy, Chairperson, Working Group on Transparency, Accountability, Governance at National Advisory Council
National Consultative Workshop on Eflows was held on the 3rd and 4th of Jan 2009 at Bangalore. It was supported jointly by SVRAJ, SANDRP and River Research Centre. Shri. L.C. Jain inaugurated the workshop and Dr. Brij Gopal, National Institute of Ecology, New Delhi delivered the keynote address. Shri.