Dam Management in India

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Dam means any artificial barrier and its appurtenant structure constructed across rivers or tributaries thereof with a view to impound or divert water which also include barrage, weir and similar water impounding structures. Central Water Commission (CWC) compiles and maintains the nationwide register of Large Dams i.e., the National Register …

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Vijay Sampla quits as NCSC chief, may contest LS polls

National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chairperson Vijay Sampla has tendered his resignation from the Constitutional body National Commission for Scheduled Castes The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) is a constitutional body established under Article 338 of the Indian Constitution. It is responsible for safeguarding the rights and interests of …

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India developed the concept of farmer producer organisations (FPO) in early 2000s to help small farmers gain economies of scale and improve their market standing by negotiating collectively. What are FPOs? It is a collective of farmers (and non-farmers) who are the primary producers of a product (an agricultural produce or a …

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