CONSTRUCTION OF NEW DAMS

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Water resources projects are planned, funded, executed, and maintained by the State Governments themselves as per their own resources and priorities. Role of Government of India is limited to providing technical support and, in some cases, partial financial assistance under the existing schemes being implemented by the Ministry of Jal Shakti. However, for the major and medium irrigation projects on inter-state river systems, techno-economic viability is to be appraised by Central Water Commission (CWC) under Ministry of Jal Shakti.

A total of 21 dam projects are presently under appraisal at CWC, as per list below:

Sl. No. Name of the project Category State
Par-Tapi Narmada Link Project Major/ Interlinking Gujarat/ Maharashtra
Bina Complex Irrigation & Multipurpose project Major Madhya Pradesh
Kalisindh Multipurpose Irrigation Project Ph-II Major Rajasthan
Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project Major Rajasthan
Indrapuri Reservoir Project-PPR Major Bihar
Lower Vamsadhara Stage-1 Project Major Odisha
Phina Singh Medium Irrigation Project Multipurpose Himachal Pradesh
Attapady Irrigation Project Medium Kerala
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ModikuntaVagu Medium Irrigation Project Medium Telengana
Chindrinala Irrigation Project Medium Odisha
Mankada irrigation Project Medium Odisha
Hidsing Irrigation Project Medium Odisha
Puthimari Irrigation Project Medium Assam
Construction of Multipurpose dam on Ali Khad near the confluence of Ali Khad with GovindSagar Lake Medium Himachal Pradesh
Construction of Dam across Seer Khad near village Kabareta in Tehsil Jhandutta District Bilaspur Himachal Pradesh Medium Himachal Pradesh
Mekedatu balancing reservoir cum drinking water project. Drinking water Karnataka
KalasaNala Diversion Scheme Drinking water Karnataka
BhanduraNala Diversion Scheme Drinking water Karnataka
Diversion of Surplus water of Sabarmati basin for filling of Jawai Dam ( PFR) Drinking water Rajasthan

No such proposal is presently pending with Government of India.

This Information was given by the Minister of State for Jal Shakti, Shri Bishweswar Tuduin a written  reply in Lok Sabha today.

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