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Report is ready: river linking in Bihar ?

    River linking: for better or worse? Patna: An ambitious project to mitigate flood damage in Bihar has taken a major step forward with a central agency finalising the detailed project report for linking four intra-state rivers which would help protect three districts from floods. The multi-purpose project, which envisages diversion of 492 cumecs of flood water from Burhi Gandak river to Baya/Ganga river, would also augment irrigation of over a lakh hectares of farmland. DPR, prepared by the National Water Development Agency (NWDA), is a crucial step in the process of interlinking... 
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