National river interlink project. RAVINDRA THOSAR RATE AGREEMENT TEAM. need. Floods and drought have become a recurring problem in India and the project is aimed at improving the situation.
RATE AGREEMENT TEAM
- A Northern Himalayan River Development component
- Asouthern Peninsular River Development component.
Generate about 30 gig watts of electricity.
Provide excess water for the controversial Farakka Barrage in West Bengal
1) First, the Mahanadi, Godavari. Krishna and cauvery rivers would all be linked by canals. Extra water storage dams would be built along the course of these rivers.
2) Second, those rivers that flow west to the north of Mumbai and the Tapi would be linked. The water would be used by the urban areas of Mumbai and also to provide irrigation in the coastal areas of Maharashtra.
3) Third, the Ken and Chambal Rivers would be linked to provide better water facilities for Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
Generation an additional 4 gig watts of power.
250% of India’s tax revenue in 2002,
1/4th of India’s annual GDP
Twice the entire irrigation budget of India since 1950
- 50,000 hectors of forest to be submerged only by peninsular link
-Reducing the flow of river by diversion will increase the concentration of pollutants in the river.
- Various water diversion projects in its internal parts.
- Nile river interlinking with other small rivers in Egypt
- Gujarat state through its “ Sardar Sarovar Prakalp” and “Sujlam - SuflamYojna” diverted Narmada’s water through canal network to other dry rivers.