Further, as per the information available, as on 28.11.2016, 7108 Check Dams were constructed from 2013-14 onwards at an expenditure of Rs. 45210.94 lakhs under the scheme of NRDWP (National Rural Drinking Water Programme) of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. In addition to above, 144876 Check Dams have also been constructed under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) from 2013-14.
This information was given by Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.
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