NATIONAL RIVER LINKING PROJECT SIGNIFICANCE & CHALLENGES

Abhijeet Rai

Abstract


National River linking project (NRLP) is designed to transfer river water from water surplus portion to water deficit portion on the national level in terms of enhancing production in almost every aspect of economy i.e. To enhance agriculture production, production of electricity and to increase inland navigation facilities of transport. In India agriculture and farmers totally depends on the south-east and north-west monsoon causes by western disturbance and local cyclonic formation over regions. The un-parallel distribution of monsoon in India causes water deficiency in the southern land (Eastern Ghats) and at the same time abundance of water remains available in northern land causes several natural catastrophes i.e. flood. The design of national river linking project is created in the manner of degrading these several natural catastrophes and to transfer water which is scarce in nature and valuable commodity to human life in a parallel way. This paper presents the significance and challenges of national river linking project in the country. 


Keywords


National river linking, rivers, economy, agriculture, flood, monsoon.

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