|Revival of Water Resources|
Water being a State subject, several steps for augmentation, conservation and efficient management in order to ensure sustainability of water resources are taken up by the respective State Governments, which include creation of storages, restoration of water bodies, rainwater harvesting, artificial recharge to ground water, adoption of better irrigation practices, etc. The Central Government supplements the efforts of the State Government by providing technical and financial assistance through various schemes and programmes viz. Accelerated Irrigation BenefitsProgrammes, Command Area Development and Water Management Programme, Repair, Renovation and Restoration of Water Bodies, Flood Management Programme, Artificial Recharge of Ground Water etc.
A Statement indicating the outlay / proposals for different schemes / programmes of Ministry of Water Resources during the Eleventh Plan is given below.
PLAN OUTLAYS FOR STATE SECTOR PLAN SCHEMES OF MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES DURING ELEVENTH PLAN
Rs. in Crores
The outlays for the Twelfth Five Year Plan have not been finalised so far.
The State Governments allocate funds to various ongoing schemes / projects as per their priority and need. The Central Government supplements the efforts of State Government through technical and financial assistance.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Water Resources and Minority Affairs Shri Vincent H. Pala in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.