MP – Steering Committee constituted to prepare State Specific Action Plan of Water Sector

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Bhopal : Friday, November 16, 2018 

A State Level Steering Committee has been constituted by the State Government to prepare a State Specific Action Plan under the National Water Mission of the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India. According to the order of the General Administration Department the Agriculture Production Commissioner has been nominated as Chairman and the Commissioner Command Area as Coordinator/Nodal Officer of the committee.

Total 14 members have been nominated in the State Level Steering Committee including Additional Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary of the Water Resources, Forest and Rural Development Department and Principal Secretaries of Agriculture, Public Health Engineering, Public Works/Industry/Urban Administration along with the Narmada valley Development Department.

The M.P. Water Pollution Department has been nominated as Member Secretary, whereas Engineer in Chief of the Water Resources Department, Chief Engineer of Bodhi Water Resources Department, Chief Engineer of the Central Water Commission and the Regional Director of the Central Ground Water Council have also been nominated as members in the committee.

The State Level Steering Committee will give advice to the State Monitoring Committee in preparing a State Level Action Plan and guide the committee. In order to achieve the goals of the National Water Mission, this committee will establish coordination between the various departments and review the progress constantly.