DPR on Kosi River Flood Control Measures



DPR on Kosi River Flood Control Measures

In the aftermath of Kosi floods in 2008, the Government of Bihar had proposed multi-sectoral recovery measures. Under Bihar Kosi Flood Recovery Project (BKFR), Phase-I and proposed Bihar Kosi Basin Development Project (BKBDP), a Detailed Project Report (DPR) amounting to Rs. 382.97 crore for flood protection and restoration of 28.20 Kilometer (km) length of embankment under Phase-II was received in Ganga Flood Control Commission (GFCC) in December, 2014. The GFCC had examined the above DPR from techno-economic considerations and sent observations to the Government of Bihar on February 20,2015.


This information was given by Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Prof.Sanwar Lal Jat in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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Development of Water Resources Information System

Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation is implementing a scheme viz. ‘Development of Water Resources Information System (DWRIS)’ with the main objective of collecting the necessary data from various sources, analysis of important data and developing a robust information system on water resources. A Web based Water Resources Information System on Geographical Information System platform, named as INDIA-WRIS (www.india-wris.nrsc.gov.in), has been launched by the Central Water Commission jointly with National Remote Sensing Centre.

Several steps for augmentation, conservation and efficient management to ensure sustainability of water resources are undertaken by the respective State Governments. In order to supplement the efforts of the State Governments, Government of India provides technical and financial assistance to State Governments to encourage sustainable development and efficient management of water resources through various schemes and programmes such as Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP); and scheme for Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of water bodies etc. The Government of India has also launched National Water Mission with main objective as “conservation of water, minimizing wastage and ensuring its more equitable distribution both across and within States through integrated water resources development and management”.

This information was given by Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Prof. Sanwar Lal Jat in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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Rs.2256 Crore Sanctioned for Rejuvenation of Ganga in UP

Under National Ganga River Basin Authority, the Government of India has approved 15 projects for rejuvenation of Ganga in the State of Uttar Pradesh at the total cost of Rs. 2256.01 crore. These projects for Ganga rejuvenation on main stem in Uttar Pradesh will be carried out at Allahabad, Garh Mukteshwar, Moradabad, Kannauj, Varanasi, Bithoor, Narora and Bulandshahar.

This information was given by Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Prof.Sanwar Lal Jat in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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Pollution Contol Measures in Godavari River

Under National River Conservation Plan (NRCP), pollution abatement works amounting to Rs. 62.02 crore for Nasik and amounting to Rs. 11.64 crore for Trayambakeshwar were sanctioned and completed. Against these, sewage treatment capacity of 100 Million litres per day (mld) in Nasik and 1 mld in Trayammbakeshwar has been created.

The Bombay High Court in its order dated December 19, 2014 had directed the Union of India to take appropriate decision on the proposal submitted by the State Government for release of one time financial assistance for Simhastha Kumbh Mela to be held at Nashik and Trimbakeshwar during the year 2015-16 as expeditiously as possible and preferably on or before February 28, 2015. The State Government in its letter dated May 15, 2014 addressed to the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission (Presently NITI Aayog) has requested for central assistance against a master plan of Rs. 2378.78 crore.

This information was given by Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Prof.Sanwar Lal Jat in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.


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81.91% Anganwadi Centres have pucca buildings; Approval for construction of 2 lakh Anganwadi Centre Buildings during 12th Plan

9.86,538 Anganwadi Centres (AWCs) (81.19%) have pucca buildings including 2,16,576 AWCs in rented pucca buildings as on 31.12.2014, as per the information available for 12,15,108 AWCs.

            Prior to restructuring, Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme did not have provision for Construction of Anganwadi Centres except for North Eastern States (NER).  While Restructuring and Strengthening ICDS, the Government has approved Construction of 2 lakh Anganwadi Centre Buildings during 12th Plan in a phased manner @ Rs.4.5 lakhs per unit in the cost sharing ratio of 75:25 between the centre and the state (NER 90:10).  The phasing of Construction is given below:-

2012-13  2013-14    2014-15   2015-16  2016-17    Total
0               20,000 50,000 60,000 70,000 2,00,000

So far States have been given approval for Construction of 44,709 AWC Buildings in their Annual Programme Implementation Plan.  First instalment of Rs.77764.39 lakhs has already been released to States / UTs in 2013-14.

            This information was provided by Minister of Women and Child Development Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in a written reply to Rajya Sabha today.


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Continuous awareness and sensitisation programmes being organised under Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao programme

The Government has launched Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (BBBP) programme to address the issue of decline in CSR through a mass campaign across the country and focussed intervention and Multi-Sectoral Action in 100 selected districts with adverse CSR. The overall goal of the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (BBBP) programme is to celebrate the Girl Child and enable her education. The total project cost of the programme for the 2 year and 6 month is Rs. 199.99 crore with 100% Central Assistance.

To build up public opinion against gender biased sex selection, continuous awareness programme such as Naari ki Chaupal, Beti Janmotsav, Mann ki Baat, celebration of Girl Child Day are being organised regularly. Further, sensitization programmes for religious leaders, elected representative, and community leaders are being conducted. Advertisements through display of publicity material, SMS campaign, Mobile Exhibition Van, audio –visual spots through media channels etc. have also being taken up. School and college students are also involved through poster writing competition, prabhat pheri, essay, slogan and painting competitions.

This information was provided by Minister of Women and Child Development Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in a written reply to Rajya Sabha today.

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