Repair, Renovation and Restoration of Water Bodies- Encroachment on Water Bodies and Steps Required to Remove the Encroachment and Restore the Water Bodies: Standing Committee on Water Resources (2015-16)

The Standing Committee on Water Resources (2015-16) present the Tenth Report on “Repair, Renovation and Restoration of Water Bodies- Encroachment on Water Bodies and Steps Required to Remove the Encroachment and Restore the Water Bodies”. The Committee initially took up the subject “Repair, Renovation and Restoration of Water Bodies” in the year 2014-15 for a detailed examination and Report. The Committee took evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change, and various State Governments on 26 August, 2015. The Committee again took up the same subject in the year 2015-16 with special emphasis on Encroachment on Water Bodies and Steps Required to Remove the Encroachment and Restore the Water Bodies. The Committee took evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change and various State/ Union Territory Governments on 18 January, 2016.