Cabinet gets report on interlinking of rivers

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New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday was apprised of the status and progress report of Special Committee for Inter-Linking of Rivers between July 1, 2016 and March 31, 2018.

“The progress report on interlinking of rivers has been submitted to the Cabinet,” said an official statement, adding this was done in compliance of a 2012 Supreme Court judgement directing constitution of a Special Committee and need for a periodical report on the progress.

The report on interlinking of rivers consists of substantial progress made in three priority links, namely Ken-Betwa Link, Damanganga-Pinjal Link and Para-Tapi-Narmada Link alongwith status of other Himalayan and Peninsular links identified as per National Perspective Plan of 1980.

–IANS

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