Organization Awareness Presentation. Department of Water Resources River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Ministry of Jal Shakti Government of India.
Year Event 1855 The subject “Irrigation & Power” came under Department of Public Works 1919 In GoI Act 1919, Irrigation became a provincial subject 1923 Subject “Irrigation & Power” came under Department of Industries & Labour 1927 Central Board of Irrigation was constituted 1937 “Irrigation & Power” was assigned to Department of Labour which got separated from Department of Industries 1951 New Ministry of National Resources & Scientific Research was setup which took the subject of “Irrigation & Power” 1952 Ministry of Irrigation & Power was setup 1974 Separate Department of Irrigation under the reconstituted Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation Jan 1980 Department of Irrigation came under New Ministry of Energy & Irrigation June 1980 Ministry of Energy was bifurcated and Department of Irrigation given the status of Ministry of Irrigation 1985 Rechristened to Ministry of Water Resources 2019 Rechristened to Ministry of Jal Shakti.
Water in Constitution of India. Article 246 of the Constitution deals with subject matter of laws to be made by the Parliament and by Legislature of the States. As most of the rivers in the country are inter-State, the regulation and development of waters of these rivers, is a source of inter-State differences and disputes . In the Constitution, water is a matter included in Entry 17 of List-II i.e. State List. This entry is subject to the provision of Entry 56 of List-I i.e. Union List..
Secretary. Additional Director General (MI Stat).
Attached Offices Central Water Commission, Delhi Subordinate Offices Central Ground Water Board, Faridabad Central Soil and Material Research Station, Delhi Central Water and Power Research Station, Pune Ganga Flood Control Commission, Patna Farakka Barrage Project, Farakka Bansagar Control Board, Rewa Upper Yamuna River Board, Delhi.
Statutory Bodies Brahmaputra Board, Guwahati Autonomous Bodies National Mission for Clean Ganga, Delhi Narmada Control Authority, Indore Betwa River Board, Jhansi Tungbhadra Board, Hospet Ravi and Beas Water Tribunal, Delhi Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal, Delhi Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal, Delhi Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal, Delhi Vanshdhara Water Disputes Tribunal, Delhi Public Sector Enterprises WAPCOS Limited, Delhi National Projects Construction Corporation Limited, Faridabad National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee National Water Development Agency, Delhi Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal, Delhi.
Vision : Optimal Sustainable Development , maintenance of quality and efficient use of water resources to match with the growing demands of this precious natural resource of the country. Mission: Sustainable Development and Integrated M anagement of Water Resources.
Allocation of Work. Development, conservation and management of water as a national resource General Policy, technical assistance, R&D and Training Technical guidance, scrutiny, clearance and monitoring of the irrigation, flood control and multi-purpose projects Regulation and development of inter-State rivers and river valleys Water Laws, legislation Water quality assessment. Cadre control and management of the Central Water Engineering Services (Group A)..
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) Atal Bhujal Yojna (ATAL JAL) Flood Management National Hydrology Project Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) National River Conservation Plan Jal Shakti Abhiyan Inter-linking of Rivers.
Major Acts & Policies. National Water Policy, 2012 Inter-State River Water Disputes Act, 1956 Current Bills under consideration:- The Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2019 The Dam Safety Bill , 2019 River Basin Management Bill, 2019.
Actuals (2019-20) BE (2020-21) RE (2020-21) BE (2021-22) 7418.60 8960.39 7262.09 9022.57.