Declaration of irrigation projects as National Projects

Sixteen projects in the country have been declared as National Project as per the guidelines of the scheme. Further, the State Governments from time to time send requests for inclusion of the projects in the scheme of National Projects. However, their inclusion depends upon appraisal/approval by Advisory Committee of Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR from techno-economic angle, investment clearance, fulfillment of criteria of the scheme of National Projects, availability of funds etc. The status of requests received from the State Governments in this regard is as under:


S. No Project Name State Status
1 Jamrani Multipurpose Dam Project Uttarakhand Do not fulfill the criteria for National Project
2 Bargi Diversion Project Madhya Pradesh
3 Parwan Multipurpose Irrigation Project Rajasthan Investment clearance not obtained by State
4 Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project Rajasthan TAC approval not obtained by the State


5 Diversion of Surplus water from Sabarmati basin to Jawai Dam Rajasthan
6 Kaleshwaram Irrigation Project Telangana Investment clearance not obtained by State


This information was given by Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.


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