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Government of India
Ministry of Water Resources
02-August-2018 15:57 IST
Flood Control Schemes

The subject of flood management including erosion control falls within the purview of the States. The flood management & anti-erosion schemes are planned, investigated and implemented by the State Governments with their own resources as per priority within the State. The Union Government renders technical guidance and promotional financial assistance to States.

 

            The Ministry had launched “Flood Management Programme (FMP)” a State sector Scheme in XI Plan which was continued during XII Plan. A total of 522 projects costing Rs. 13238.37 crore were approved and included under FMP. During XI Plan, 420 projects with an estimated cost of Rs. 7857.08 crore were approved while during XII Plan 102 projects with an estimated cost of Rs. 5381.29 crore were approved. Central Assistance amounting to Rs. 3566.00 crore was released during XI Plan and Rs. 1307.07 crore during XII Plan. Further, a Central Assistance of Rs. 562.67 crore has been released during year 2017-18.  Since start of XI Plan, total Central Assistance released to States under FMP is Rs. 5435.74 crore until 3l-Mar-18. The State-wise details of works approved, Central Assistance released in the last four Financial Years are given at Annexure-I.

 

During XII Plan, a Central Sector Scheme, “River Management Activities and Works related to Border Areas (RMBA)” was implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources to cover following major components:

  1. Hydrological observations and flood forecasting on common border rivers with neighbouring countries.
  2. Investigation of WR projects in Neighbouring Countries.
  3. Pre-construction activities for WR projects on common border rivers-Pancheshwar Development Authority(PDA)
  4. Grant- in- Aid to States/UTs for flood management/anti –sea erosion works:-
  1. Maintenance of flood protection works of Kosi & Gandak projects (in Nepal), Flood Protection/anti-erosion works in the border areas with Bangladesh and Pakistan by States.
  2. Flood Management/anti-erosion works/anti- sea erosion works in UTs.
  1. Activities of Ganga Flood Control Commission (GFCC).

 

The State-wise details of Grant- in- Aid to States/UTs released under RMBA in the last four Financial Years are given at Annexure-II.

Annexure-I

 

The State-Wise Central Assistance released under Flood Management Programme

 

Sl.
No.

 

State

 

Works approved during XI Plan

Works approved during XII Plan

Works approved in  (XI +XII Plan)

Central Assistance released in FY

 

 

Rs. in Crore

Nos.

Nos.

Nos.

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

1

Arunachal Pradesh

21

0

21

0.00

47.39

23.69

21.18

2

Assam

100

41

141

15.25

47.14

0.00

245.49

3

Bihar

43

4

47

24.92

16.67

0.00

0.00

4

Chattisgarh

3

0

3

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

5

Goa

2

0

2

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

6

Gujarat

2

0

2

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

7

Haryana

1

0

1

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

8

Himachal Pradesh

3

4

7

115.20

27.00

50.00

87.50

9

Jammu & Kashmir

28

15

43

15.16

46.58

40.56

110.40

10

Jharkhand

3

0

3

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

11

Karnataka

3

0

3

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

12

Kerala

4

0

4

55.22

0.00

0.00

19.05

13

Manipur

22

0

22

6.45

0.00

0.00

0.00

14

Mizoram

2

0

2

1.46

0.47

0.00

0.48

15

Nagaland

11

6

17

13.08

2.51

23.13

0.00

16

Orissa

67

1

68

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

17

Puducherry

1

0

1

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

18

Punjab

5

0

5

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

19

Sikkim

28

17

45

0.00

5.72

0.00

0.00

20

Tamilnadu

5

0

5

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

21

Tripura

11

0

11

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

22

Uttar Pradesh

26

3

29

21.83

13.50

0.00

13.55

23

Uttrakhand

12

10

22

43.82

57.02

0.00

0.00

24

West Bengal

17

1

18

7.84

0.00

12.61

65.03

 

Total

420

102

522

320.23

264.00

149.99

562.67

 

Annexure-II

 

The State-wise Grant- in- Aid released under RMBA

                                                                                             Rs. in Crore

SN

State/UT

Central Assistance released in FY

S. No.

State

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

1

Bihar

51.273

47.842

0.00

52.57

2

UP

0.00

26.641

0.00

90.43

3

Tripura

0.00

14.025

0.00

0.00

4

West Bengal

0.00

29.691

0.00

0.00

5

J&K

0.00

00

0.00

8.78

6

Punjab

0.00

14.945

0.00

7.47

7

Puducherry

13.256

00

0.00

0.00

 

Total

64.530

133.144

00

159.25

 

This information was given by Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

 

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