Model Bill for Flood Plain Zoning, 1975

Model Bill for Flood Plain Zoning, 1975

Even as floods play havoc in Uttarakhand, states have opposed provisions of this bill prepared by CWC in 1975. It provides clauses about flood zoning authorities, prohibition of the use of the flood plains, compensation & most importantly removing obstructions to ensure free flow of water.

Model Bill for Flood Plain Zoning, 1975 - A bill to provide for the zoning of flood plains of rivers in the states of India.

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