The ken-betwa link project (kblp) aims to transfer surplus water from the ken river in mp to betwa in up to irrigate the drought-prone bundelkhand region spread across the two states. A second scheme, the ken-betwa river project—estimated to cost rs11,676 crore ($17 billion)—is currently under development, with completion likely by december this year. Indian ken-betwa link water project and bangladesh m s siddiqui legal economist and pursuing phd in open university, malaysia e-mail: [email protected] the ongoing indian river-link project (ilrp) is not based on understanding of the environment and ecosystem that rivers support the ilrp is not a feasible project on technical. New delhi: country’s first and nda government’s ambitious ken-betwa river interlinking project has finally received approval from union environment ministry’s expert committee with. Ken-betwa river linking project: ngt issues notice to centre 6 nov, 2017, 0507pm ist the ngt was hearing a plea seeking stay on the project on the ground that it lacks environment impact assessment and public consultation in affected districts.
In another clash over india's dwindling water resources, environmental activists have decried the forest advisory committee's plans to go ahead with the ken-betwa river-link project without any of. The ken-betwa river interlinking project is divided into two phases and these clearances are only valid for the first phase the phase i of the project, of linking ken river in madhya pradesh and betwa in uttar pradesh, at a cost of rs 9500 crore is envisaged to help irrigate an area of 635 lakh hectares annually. News: india is finally launching its ambitious river interlinking project in december to irrigate parched farmlands and generate power the 30-link project would start with the linking of ken and betwa rivers to provide irrigation facility to water-deficient raisen and vidisha districts of central madhya pradesh.
Now, 22 months after modi took office, construction is ready to begin on the first project-a link canal that will annually transfer 1,074 million cubic metres (mcm) from the ken river at dhaudan (inside panna tiger reserve) in madhya pradesh to the betwa river, 221 km to the south in uttar pradesh. Ken betwa river linking project in news january 6, 2017 the indian rivers inter-link is a proposed large-scale civil engineering project that aims to link indian rivers by a network of reservoirs and canals and so reduce persistent floods in some parts and water shortages in other parts of india. The 30-link project would start with the linking of ken and betwa rivers to provide irrigation facility to water-deficient raisen and vidisha districts of central madhya pradesh.
New delhi: the investment clearance committee, comprising officials from niti aayog and union water resources ministry, for ken-betwa river linking on friday gave the nod for the rs 18,000-crore national project envisaged to address drinking water and irrigation requirements of the parched bundelkhand region. The standing committee of the national board for wildlife (nbwl) cleared phase-i of ken-betwa river link project in its first meeting with new environment minister anil madhav dave as chairman the minutes of the meeting, held on august 23, was approved monday the rs 10,000-crore project requires. The ken-betwa link project (kblp) is the pilot component of the national plan this project involves connecting the ken and betwa rivers through the creation of a dam, reservoir, and canal to provide storage for excess rainfall during the monsoon season as a means to divert the water for consumption and irrigation purposes. New delhi: india’s first river interlinking project connecting ken-betwa will have to wait for a few more months the nda government’s project is stuck with the uttar pradesh and madhya. Preface: following is a submission by the authors to the ministry of environment and forests’ expert appraisal committee on river valley projects, sent on oct 25, 2015, as the eac was to consider the ken betwa river link project for environment clearance on oct 27, 2015.
Ken-betwa river interlinking project under consideration of nbwl 26 jul, 2016, 0635pm ist the ambitious river-linking projects will be implemented only in those states which favoured it while those opposed would be left out, govt had said recently. The indian rivers inter-link is a proposed large-scale civil engineering project that aims to effectively manage water resources in india by linking indian rivers by a network of reservoirs and canals and so reduce persistent floods in some parts and water shortages in other parts of india. Ken-betwa river-linking project, if realised, will destroy livelihoods and ecology, including a portion of the panna tiger reserve curiously enough, ground reports show that farmers in the project area are themselves not keen on it also included is a documentary, ‘links of a broken chain’, as.
The main objective of the ken-betwa link project, phase-ii is to make available water to water deficit areas of upper betwa basin through substitution from the surplus waters of ken basin a feasibility report prepared in 1995, found that the proposal for kblp is techno- economically viable. The ken-betwa link project is one of the 30 inter-linking of river (ilr) projects, envisaged by the centre the project received clearance from the supreme court following the tripartite memorandum of understanding (mou) including madhya pradesh, uttar pradesh and the centre. From here, the surplus water of ken river will be diverted to betwa river through a 220-km canal betwa will receive this water at baruasagar, a 600 year old pond constructed by chandel rulers, in jhansi district of uttar pradesh.
The project will transfer surplus water from the ken river to the betwa basin through a 221-km canal it will provide irrigation to an area of 6,35,661 hectares in chhatarpur, tikamgarh and panna. Ken-betwa river interlinking project will irrigate india’s worst drought-affected and drought-prone bundelkhand region it will irrigate 35 lakh hectares in madhya pradesh and 14,000 hectares of uttar pradesh, in bundelkhand. The first phase of the ken-betwa river link project has been given a go-ahead by the standing committee of the national board for wildlife (nbwl.