Ministry of Water Resources in June 2005 conveyed the approval to identify Intra-State links in the States like Bihar and to prepare Pre – Feasibility / Feasibility Reports of Intra-State links by NWDA. This work has now been added to the functions of NWDA after the approval in the Special General Meeting of NWDA Society held on 28.06.2006. Since then NWDA requested all the States / UTs to inform the details of Intra –State links for further studies by NWDA. The Governments of Nagaland, Meghalaya, Kerala, Punjab, Delhi, Sikkim, Haryana, Union Territories of Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar islands, Daman & Diu and Lakshadweep have indicated that there is no Intra-State link proposals concerning to their States / Territories. The Government of Puducherry has send a proposal for one Inter-State link namely Pennaiyar–Sankarabarani link instead of Intra-State link proposal. The Government of Puducherry has been informed accordingly. The States Governments of Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Odisha, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Chhattisgarh have informed about the Intra-State proposals pertaining to their State. The Intra-State link proposals received from the 9 State Governments are 47 in numbers.
NWDA is in the processes of preparing the PFRs of the above cited Intra-State Links as proposed by the State Governments. By now, NWDA has completed PFRs of 36 Intra-State links.