Investigation Circle, NWDA, Gwalior
Works Entrusted with the Investigation Circle, NWDA, Gwalior
Name of Work Progress Achieved

NWDA Completed 137 Water Balance Study (WBS) of basins/sub-basins and 71 WBS of diversion points proposed under the Peninsular and Himalayan Components of National Perspective Plan (NPP). In addition to this, NWDA is also engaged in preparation of new WBS reports as and when required pertaining to Intra State as well as IBWT Link projects. The revision/updation of these WBS reports incorporating latest data/observations of concerned State Governments/various Departments are a continuous technical job of the Investigation Circle (IC) and attached Investigation Divisions (IDs) of NWDA. Accordingly, the works entrusted to the IC/IDs are:

I Preparation /Revision/Updation of WBS Reports
(a) Lower Betwa sub-basin of Betwa Basin Preparation of draft report is under progress
(b) Upper Betwa sub-basin of Betwa Basin Draft report prepared and the same is under scrutiny.
(c) Upper Chambal sub-basin of Betwa Basin Draft report prepared and the same is under scrutiny.
(d) Sindh sub-basin Preparation of draft report is under progress.
II Intra State Link Proposals

Pre-Feasibility Report (PFR)/Detailed Project Report(DPR) have to be prepared by the IC/IDs on the proposal as and when received from the concerned State Government(s). So far NWDA have received 47 Intra State link proposals from various State Governments. Presently, the IC is not assigned with the studies of any of the Intra State Link proposals.

2 Feasibility Report of Inter State (IBWT) Project

The then Ministry of Irrigation (Now the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation) and Central Water Commission (CWC) formulated the NPP for Water Resources Development in 1980, by envisaging Inter Basin Water Transfer (IBWT) Project from surplus river basins to deficit ones with a view to minimize the regional imbalances in water resources and optimally utilize the water resources available.

(a) Yamuna-Rajasthan Link Project Draft report prepared and the same is under scrutiny.
(b) Rajasthan-Sabarmati Link Project Draft report prepared and the same is under scrutiny.
3 Detailed Project Report of Inter State (IBWT) Project

After completion of Feasibility Report and receiving the consensus from the concerned State Governments of Madhya Pradesh (MP) and Uttar Pradesh (UP), the DPR of Ken-Betwa-Link Project Phase-I and Phase- II have been respectively completed in April, 2010 and January, 2014.

The completed DPRs have been subsequently submitted to the Governments MP and UP for their views/observations regarding implementation of the Link Project.

Various Technical Clearances from the CWC/Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change/Ministry of Tribal Affairs have been taken up for the Phase-I Project. The Investment Clearance has also been acquired to undertake construction/rehabilitate/implement the Phase-I Project. The implementation of the Phase-I Link Project is likely to start soon.

While various Technical Clearances including Investment for the Phase–II Project are in progress.