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Committee to look into River Widening-Deepening welcome: But too many gaps

26.07.16

To,

The Chief Minister, Maharashtra State

And The Chairman, State Water Council

Mantralaya, Mumbai

Subject: GR Dated 4th July 2016 on constituting a Committee to look into River Rejuvenation Proposals (नदी पुनर्जीवन कार्यक्रमा अतर्गत प्रस्ताव मंजुरी देण्यासाठी समिती गठीत करणे बाबत)

Hon. Shri. Devendra Fadnavisji,

It is good to see that through a Government Resolution dated 4th July 2016[i], the Government is seeking to regulate uncontrolled and unregulated River Widening, straightening and Deepening Works being undertaken under Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyaan (JSA) and outside JSA. The GR states that a committee under the Chairpersonship of Minister of Water Conservation is formed to give permission to “River Rejuvenation Projects”.(नदी पुनर्जीवन) Continue reading “Committee to look into River Widening-Deepening welcome: But too many gaps”