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Status of Check Dams in the Country

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Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) has prepared a conceptual document entitled Master Plan for Artificial Recharge to Ground Water in India" during 2013, which envisages construction of different types of artificial recharge structures including Check Dams in the Country. The Master Plan envisages construction of 1.11 crore structures including 7, 01,818 Check Dams in the Country. The Master Plan has been circulated to all State Governments for implementation.

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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Status of Check Dams in the Country

Status of Check Dams in the Country
Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) has prepared a conceptual document entitled Master Plan for Artificial Recharge to Ground Water in India" during 2013, which envisages construction of different types of artificial recharge structures including Check Dams in the Country. The Master Plan envisages construction of 1.11 crore structures including 7, 01,818 Check Dams in the Country. The Master Plan has been circulated to all State Governments for implementation.

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.

Samir/jk

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Status of Check Dams in the Country

Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) has prepared a conceptual document entitled Master Plan for Artificial Recharge to Ground Water in India" during 2013, which envisages construction of different types of artificial recharge structures including Check Dams in the Country. The Master Plan envisages construction of 1.11 crore structures including 7, 01,818 Check Dams in the Country. The Master Plan has been circulated to all State Governments for implementation.

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.

Samir/jk

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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