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    Thumbs up Organizations - Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee(SSCAC).

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    Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee(SSCAC)

    The Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee (SSCAC) was constituted during 1980 by the Government of India in accordance with the decisions of the Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal (NWDT) with a view to ensuring efficient, economical and early execution of Unit-I (Dam and Appurtenant works) and Unit-III (Hydro Power works) of the Sardar Sarovar Project.

    The Constitution of the SSCAC is as under:


    • Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India - Chairman, SSCAC


    • Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Department of Power, Govt. of India


    • Chairman, Central Water Commission, Govt. of lndia


    • Chairman, Central Electricity Authority, Govt. of India


    • Executive Member, Narmada Control Authority


    • Financial Adviser, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India


    • Secretaries in charge of Finance department of Governments of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.


    • Secretaries in charge of Irrigation department of Governments of Gujarat and Rajasthan.


    • Secretaries in charge of Power department of Governments of adhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.


    • Secretaries in charge of Revenue department or any other department concerned with land acquisition of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.


    • General Managers or Chief Engineers of Gujarat in charge of the Project and chief Engineers of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan concerned with the project.


    • Chairman, State Electricity Board of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.


    • Secretary, Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee.


    FUNCTIONS OF SARDAR SAROVAR CONSTRUCT1ON ADVISORY COMMITTEE


    • Examine the project estimates and make recommendations for administrative approval of the concerned Government.


    • Examine the technical features and designs as may be referred to it by any of the party States and consult experts where required.


    • Finalize the programme of construction of project components in a coordinated manner keeping in view the optimum results.


    • Examine the requirement of funds for construction works according to approved programme.


    • Recommend delegation of powers both technical and financial to project officers for efficient execution of project.


    • Finalize specification for various classes of works.


    • Examine sub estimates and contracts, the cost of which exceeds the delegated powers of the Project Officers.


    • Review progress, both physical and financial and suggest steps to expedite works.

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    Thumbs up Organizations - Farakka Barrage Project Farakka.

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    Farakka Barrage Project Farakka

    The Farakka Barrage Project is designed to serve the need of preservation and maintenance of the Kolkata Port by improving the regime and navigability of the Bhagirathi-Hoogly river system. The Farakka Barrage Project organisation has been assigned the work of execution of the following principal components of the Project:


    • A 2245 metre long barrage across the river Ganga with rail-cum-road bridge, necessary river training works and a head regulator on the right side.
    • A 213 metre long Barrage across the river Bhagirathi at Jangipur and Navigation Lock beside it.
    • Feeder Canal of 1133 cumec (40,000 cuses) carrying capacity and 38.38 km long, taking off from the Head Regulator on the right bank of the Farakka Barrage.
    • Navigation works such as locks, lock channels, shelter basins, control towers, navigation lights and other infrastructure.
    • 33.79 Km. Left Afflux Bundh of Farakka Barrage 16.31 Km. long Left Afflux Bundh of Jangipur Barrage.
    • Two road-cum- rail bridges two road bridges across the Feeder Canal.
    • A number of Regulators at different locations in both Murshidabad and Malda Districts.
    • Bagmari Syphon at RD 48.0 of Feeder Canal
    • The jurisdiction of Farakka Barrage Project has been extended upto Rajmahal including Diara in the upstream (40 Km from the Farakka Barrage) and upto Jalangi in the downstream (80 km from the Farakka Barrage) for carrying out anti-erosion protection works.

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    Thumbs up Organizations - BANSAGAR CONTROL BOARD.

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    BANSAGAR CONTROL BOARD

    Based on the Inter-State Agreement among the Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, Bansagar Control Board was constituted in January 1976 for efficient, economical and early execution of Bansagar Dam and connected works. The respective States carry out works of canals and power systems within their territory. The Control Board has an overall responsibility for construction of the Bansagar dam and its appurtenant structures. Water Resources Department of the Government of Madhya Pradesh, under the direction of the Control Board, is implementing works of the project. The Union Minister of Water Resources is the Chairman of the Board and the Union Minister of Energy, Chief Ministers and Ministers-in-charge of Electricity of Madhya Pradesh are its members. Executive Committee set up under the Chairmanship of the Chairman, Central Water Commission, manages the affairs of the Board.

    The Secretariat of the Board is located at Rewa and headed by a Secretary. The BCB is a subordinate office under the Ministry of Water Resources. The expenditure of the offices of the Board is initially met out of the Budget of the Union Ministry of Water Resources and subsequently reimbursed in equal proportions by the States of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The States of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar share the cost and benefits from the Bansagar Dam in the ratio 2:1:1.

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    Thumbs up Organizations - BETWA RIVER BOARD.

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    BETWA RIVER BOARD

    The Rajghat Dam Project on the Betwa River, a tributary of the Yamuna, is an inter-state project of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. In accordance with an inter-state agreement reached between the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in 1973, Betwa River Board (BRB) was constituted under the Betwa River Board Act, 1976. The Union Minister of Water Resources is the Chairman of the Board and the Union Minister of Power, Union Minister of State for Water Resources, Chief Ministers and Ministers in-charge of Finance, Irrigation and Power of Uttar Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh are its Members. The Board Headquarter, consisting of the offices of Chief Engineer, Financial Adviser and Secretary of the Board, is at Jhansi and its other subordinate offices are located at Rajghat (project site).

    The cost and benefits of the dam and the powerhouse are to be shared equally by the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The expenditure of the project is met out of Betwa River Board Fund constituted by crediting the funds received by the Board as contribution from Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Construction of the dam and powerhouse (civil works) was entrusted to the Betwa River Board while the respective State Governments are executing canal projects in their territories. The dam works have been completed.

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    Thumbs up Organizations - Brahmaputra Board.

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    Brahmaputra Board

    The Brahmaputra Board was set up by the Govt. of India under an Act of Parliament i.e. The Brahmaputra Board Act, 1980 (46 of 1980) under the Ministry of Irrigation (now renamed as Ministry of Water Resources) for the planning and integrated implementation of measures for the control of floods and bank erosion in the Brahmaputra Valley and for matters connected therewith. The Board office started functioning with Head Quarters at Guwahati with effect from 11-01-1982. The jurisdiction of the Board includes both the Brahmaputra and Barak Valleys and covers all the States of the North Eastern Region either in full or in part.

    The main functions of the Board are:

    To carry out surveys and investigations in the Brahmaputra Valley and prepare a Master Plan for the control of floods and bank erosion and improvement of drainage in the Brahmaputra Valley

    To prepare detailed reports and estimates in respect of the dams and other projects proposed in the Master Plan as approved by the Central Government and indicate in each case the cost attributable to different purposes or uses

    To draw up standards and specifications for the construction, operation and maintenance of such dams and other projects

    To construct, with the approval of the Central Government, multi-purpose dams and works connected therewith proposed in the Master Plan as approved by the Central Government and maintain and operate such dams and works.


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    Thumbs up Organizations - TUNGABHADRA BOARD.

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    TUNGABHADRA BOARD

    The Tungabhadra Board was constituted by the President of India in exercise of the powers vested under sub section (4), Section 66 of the Andhra Pradesh State Act, 1953 for completion of the Tungabhadra Project and its operation and maintenance. The Board is regulating water for irrigation, Hydropower generation and other uses from the reservoir.

    The Board consists of a Chairman, appointed by the Government of India, and three Members, one each representing the States of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Government of India. In the discharge of its assigned functions, the Board exercises powers of State Government. It makes rules for the conduct of its own business. The Government of Andhra Pradesh and the Government of Karnataka provide funds in agreed proportions and also depute staff to man the various specified posts, as per agreed proportion. The working table for canal wise distribution of water to the States is prepared every year by the Tungabhadra Board in consultation with the State Governments, and is reviewed from time to time during the water year. The regulation of water is carried out in accordance with the agreed working table.

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