National river linking project
This slide is prepared by my team for a class assignment on the interlinking of the rivers in india
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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National River Linking Project
Group – 4
The vision of National River Linking Project is about transfer of water from water-surplus basins
to water-deficit basins through inter-basin water transfer project leading to transfer of 174
trillion liters of water per annum.
The project will prevent flood.
Average data for India
-Total flood prone area = 7.3 million
-Houses damage = Rs 3.7 billion
-Crop damage = Rs 10.95 billion
-Public damage = Rs 11.86 billion
Total = Rs 27.06 billion
The opportunity cost of the increase in
the fertility of the soil of the flooded
Increase in the total irrigation of land.
3000 storage facility.
- 35 million hectares
- 200 million tones of food production
- Water availability 92% in urban area
and 86 % in rural area
• Cost of acquisition of land.
• Rehabilitation Cost.(Rs 56000 crores)
30 river links . Canal network of 15000
- Increase in trade
- Enhanced transportation facility
- Economic development of the
- Huge amount of earth dug can be
sold for leveling .
- Loss of biodiversity
- Loss of vegetation
- Loss of perennial streams.
34000 MW of hydropower will be
generated which is equivalent to that
produced by 34 Tehri Dams.
6.2*1000*24*365=Rs 5.43 crores /MW-
Total= 5.43*34000 = Rs 1.86 trillion
- 34 billion USD
Lack of political motivation and socio-economic values .
Lack of awareness among public.
Pre-built dams and projects .
National Water Development Agency (NWDA)
Inter Linking River Program(ILR)
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