water resource

IEE: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program — Jammu City Water Supply Subproject

Published Date: 
04/2012

Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) has undertaken Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program (JKUSDIP), financed by the ADB through Multi- Tranche Financing Facility (MFF). The total estimated cost of the program is about US $485 millions, out of which $300 million will be financed by ADB.

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EIA: Bhagalpur Water Supply

Published Date: 
06/2011

Bihar Urban Development Investment Program (the investment program) is intended to optimize social and economic development in 4 towns of Bihar (Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga and Gaya) having significant development potential. The investment program will be implemented over a seven year period beginning in 2011, and funded by a Multitranche Financing Facility (MFF) from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Under the MFF It is proposed to undertake water supply and sewerage components in the 4 selected towns for implementation in 3 tranches.

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Thailand water diversion project under fire

Date of Release: 
Apr 21 2013

Activists have voiced their opposition to Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi's plan to divert water from the Salween and Mekong rivers to feed the water-starved Northeast. The proposed projects are not the right solution to the drought problem in the region, they said.

Mr Plodprasop, who chairs the government's Water Management and Flood Prevention Commission, said last week that the body is considering three options to increase the water supply in northeastern provinces, which have long suffered from shortages, especially in the annual dry season.

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India: Citizens, groups seek probe into irrigation scam

Date of Release: 
Oct 13 2012

Over 25 groups and individuals have demanded that an independent credible commission urgently probe the irrigation scam in the state and have sent a letter to chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and governor K Sankarnarayanan in this regard.

In the letter, the organisations have demanded an independent scrutiny of the water resource development projects in the state undertaken during the last 17 years, including major and medium dams, lift irrigation, hydropower, drinking water and industrial water supply projects.

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