Water Resource Ministry

  • EC allows Water Ministry to seek Cabinet's nod for scheme 23-10-2013 01:52 PM

    With the model code of conduct in force, the Water Resources Ministry had sought the Election Commission's approval to place before the Union Cabinet a scheme to better predict floods, which the EC has allowed. The Ministry had recently approached the poll panel to seek its approval on placing before...
  • Govt to declare 2013 as Water Conservation Year 09-05-2013 11:10 PM

    New Delhi: With per capita availability of water depleting at a faster pace, the government on Thursday approved a proposal to declare 2013 as Water Conservation Year under which awareness programmes will be launched for conservation of the scarce natural resource. Under the proposal, which got the nod of the...
  • Irrigation scam: Central water panel writes to Maharashtra 31-10-2012 02:52 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Water Commission has written to the state Water Resources Ministry asking it to furnish full details of all contracts (above Rs 1 crore) awarded in the 17 irrigation projects in Maharashtra that are partly funded by the Central government. The letter seeks details of works awarded, beginning...