Union Government constitutes AK Sinha Committee to study silt in river Ganga in Bihar

The Union Government has constituted four member expert committee to study silt in river Ganga in Bihar.

The team will be headed by member of Ganga Flood Control commission A .K. Sinha. The committee will submit its report within 10 days.

Other members of committee: Chief Engineer of Central Water Commission SK Sahu, Prof. of IIT AK Gosain and National Disaster Management Authority member Dr. Rajnish Ranjan.

Background

  • The committed has been constituted based on outcome of meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
  • Bihar CM had requested PM to send an expert team to study silt in Ganga which caused devastating prevailing flood in the state.
  • Besides, he also had requested Central Government to frame National Silt Policy to sort out various problems related to rivers throughout the state.

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Categories: India Current Affairs 2018

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  • hari
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    The Union Government has constituted four member expert committee to study silt in river Ganga in Bihar. The team will be headed by member of Ganga Flood Control commission A .K. Sinha. The committee will submit its report within 10 days.

    if silt property is good then its uses will be in road and building construction then so many private contractor will come to clean the silt of ganga ,government will make huge income in terms of royalty and Ganga will be silt free in few years .