Kosi River Current Affairs - 2020

What is the importance of Kosi Mahasetu Bridge?

On Sep 18, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to dedicate the Kosi Rail mahasetu to the nation. He will also inaugurate 12 other rail projects that are related to passenger facilities for the benefit of the state of Bihar. About the bridge Maha Setu Bridge is 1.8 km long and provides a short route Read More…

Centre approves Rs 4,900 crore Kosi-Mechi Interlinking project

Union Government has approved Rs 4,900 crore Kosi-Mechi Interlinking project for interlinking of Kosi and Mechi rivers of Bihar. This is the second major river interlinking project in the country to be approved by Central Government after the Ken-Betwa project in Madhya Pradesh. This approval comes after this project secured the last remaining mandatory technical-cum-administrative Read More…

India inks Loan Agreement with World Bank for Bihar Kosi Basin Development Project

Union Government has signed 250 million dollars Financing Agreement with World Bank for Bihar Kosi Basin Development Project. The loan has been sanctioned by the World Bank’s concessionary lending arm International Development Association (IDA). The loan has implementation period of 5 years and Bihar Government is the implementing agency. About Bihar Kosi Basin Development Project Read More…