Dam Safety Bill runs into Opposition criticism

Opposition parties have criticised the Dam Safety Bill, 2019. They have opined that the bill would undermine the powers of State governments since Water is a State subject. The Dam Safety Bill aims to put uniform safety measures for dams across India. The Bill provides for the constitution of a National Committee on Dam Safety.… Continue reading Dam Safety Bill runs into Opposition criticism

Dam Safety Bill gets nod from CCEA

Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has cleared the Dam Safety Bill, 2019 The bill aims to put in place a systematic procedure to ensure that dams in India are made and maintained safely. The Bill provides for the constitution of a National Committee on Dam Safety. Functions of the Committee include: a) formulating… Continue reading Dam Safety Bill gets nod from CCEA