New delhi: india's first river interlinking project connecting ken-betwa will have to wait for a few more months the nda government's project is stuck with the uttar pradesh and madhya pradesh governments raising new issues resulting in escalation of the project cost and fresh approvals in september. India is currently grappling with disastrous floods in the eastern state of bihar and assam the ken-betwa linking project which will connect two major rivers in north-central india is a top priority for the narendra modi-led government, junior water resource minister sanjeev balyan said we have got. Read interlinking of rivers in india: overview and ken - betwa link book reviews & author details and more at amazonin advisor of the living waters program at the world wildlife federation international and the special project scientist at the international crops research institute for the semi-arid tropics (icrisat. News reports with updates on the government's plans to interlink indian rivers have been surfacing on a daily basis most reports however, appear to have given up on the idea of exercising any caution or due diligence this particular piece was triggered after encountering a bunch of articles published in.
The total expenditure likely to be incurred on inter-linking of rivers can only be known after completion of all individual detailed project reports as per dpr, the estimated cost of ken-betwa link project phase-i and phase-ii are about rs 1805708 crores and about rs228294 crores respectively. With respect to ken-betwa project as the first leg of the ilr, dr sudha ramacharan writes on “the irreversible damage that reduced downstream flows would have on a river's ecology and biodiversity a change in the ecology of the river ken on account of the ken-betwa link project in central india is. The centre's ambitious ken-betwa river linking project has received the final environmental clearance, subject to general and specific conditions this is part of a much-bigger plan to link some of india's major rivers that will help fight drought spells and overcome irrigation challenges but also raises some. This idea was mooted to replenish basin or rivers which are water deprived from basin which are water rich without first understanding and resolving why basins have become water deprived case in example is ken-betwa link project: both ken and betwa rivers are tributaries of yamuna and form nearly 14000 http://sq.
Costs for executing the ken-betwa river-linking project is likely to escalate with the union water resources ministry planning to integrate phase-i and ii of the centre's ambitious project the two phases of the project will be clubbed after madhya pradesh, one of the two beneficiary states, requested that it be. Swati bansal writes: the project envisages the building of many dams, canals and tunnels, which will lead to a huge social and environmental cost the proposed ken-betwa link alone will destroy over 4,100 hectares of forests if a single project of interlinking could accrue such an environmental cost, what. 9,393 crore ken-betwa project that will link rivers to ease drinking water woes of bundelkhand region has received clearance from the green panel and tribal before the general elections, the bjp-led madhya pradesh government has gifted the malwa region india's first ever river linking project to solve the problem of. 195 benefit of irrigation water transfers in the national river linking project: a case study of the ken-betwa link upali a amarasinghe1, om prakash singh2, tushaar shah1 and ravindra singh chauhan3 1 international water management institute, new delhi, india 2benaras hindu university, varenasi, india.
This study has analysed the landsat 8 oli data (december 2016) to delineate the various land use/land cover classes of the area which will be submerged by the proposed daudhan/greater gangau dam, which is part of the proposed ken betwa river link project (in the madhya pradesh state of india). The ken-betwa ilr project aims to transfer surplus water from the ken river to the betwa basin through concrete canal to irrigate india's worst drought-prone bundelkhand region it is india's first inter-state river interlinking project the main feature of the project is a 230-km long canal and a series of. On october 27, the national green tribunal admitted an appeal challenging the environmental clearance to phase one of the ken-betwa river linking project, allowing valuable time for a pause the ambitious project, which will divert around 5,500 hectares of forest land from the panna national park, aims.
New delhi: the deadlock between madhya pradesh and uttar pradesh over the ambitious ken-betwa river interlinking project has been resolved, union minister nitin gadkari said on wednesday india's first interlinking of rivers project between the ken in madhya pradesh and the betwa in uttar pradesh. This report said that the project will contribute to gdp, agricultural growth, rural development, construction and just about every aspect of the country ncscilr produced a book, “interlinking of rivers in india: overview and ken- betwa link”, with detailed analysis and points for convergence on each link. The environment ministry has given the final environment approval to the controversial ken-betwa river linking, setting the stage for the construction of india's first river linking project more than 15 years after the project was conceived by the previous national democratic alliance (nda) government.
The project had hit a roadblock after the madhya pradesh government raised objections, but nitin gadkari said any disagreements will be resolved in the next few days. The ken and betwa rivers traversing through central india are the major tributaries of the river yamuna both rivers originate above 550 m above sea level in the vindhya region an interlinking project proposed for the rivers envisages diversion of water from ken basin to the betwa the river sediment is alkaline and. According to mr gadkari, the national highway authority of india (nhai) will take over more than 2000 km road in up, by the end of this fiscal the decision was taken by mr gadkari ''the first river linking project will take shape in march when ken will be linked with betwa the governments of up and mp. B) second, it will give a push to the other inter – linking projects which are very important for solving water-related problems of india how many river-linking projects are proposed ministry of water resources, under its national water plan has proposed 30 river linkages the ken-betwa project will the first among these 30.