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Manipur and Meghalaya to get World Bank aid for dam safety

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Manipur and Meghalaya are among the ten partaking states in a $250 million venture inked by the Union government, Central Water Commission, and the World Bank

The World Bank’s help of $250 million will be utilized to fortify dam security by building well-being rules, getting worldwide experience, and presenting inventive advances.

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Joint statement

“The Government of India, the Central Water Commission, government representatives from 10 participating states and the World Bank have signed a $250 million project to support the Government of India’s long-term dam safety program and improve the safety and performance of existing dams across various states of India,” said a joint statement.

“The Government of India, the Central Water Commission, government representatives from 10 participating states and the World Bank have signed a $250 million project to support the Government of India’s long-term dam safety program and improve the safety and performance of existing dams across various states of India,” said a joint statement.

Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement

dam Manipur The North-Eastern Chronicle

The $250 million credit has a development of 13 years. As of late, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs supported the second and third periods of Rs 10,211 crore Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) to work on the well-being and functional execution of 736 dams nation over.

“The project will be implemented in approximately 120 dams across the states of Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Odisha, Rajasthan, and Tamil Nadu and at the national level through the Central Water Commission (CWC). Other states or agencies may be added to the project during project implementation,” the statement said.

Project Signing: World Bank Signs $250 Million Project to Make Existing Dams Safe and Resilient across India

The Second Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP-2) will fortify dam well-being by building dam security rules, get worldwide experience, and present imaginative advancements. 

Another significant advancement visualized under the undertaking that will probably change the well-being of the board in the nation is the presentation of a danger-based way to deal with dam resources the executives that will serve to allot monetary assets towards need dam security needs viably. 

The undertaking will be executed in roughly 120 dams across the territories of Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Odisha, Rajasthan, and Tamil Nadu, and at the public level through the Central Water Commission (CWC). 

Different states and offices might be added to the task during project execution.

Endeavors to fortify its dams

This accepts importance given India’s endeavors to fortify its dams following occurrences of glacial mass explodes and glimmer floods. The nation has around 5000 enormous dams that assume a significant part in India’s water security and alleviating floods.

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