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Performance of National Projects, Only Five Projects Out of the Sixteen Sanctioned National Projects are being Implemented.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES, 
RIVER DEVELOPMENT & GANGA REJUVENATION 

LOK SABHA 
STARRED QUESTION NO. 160 
ANSWERED ON 20.12.2018 

PERFORMANCE OF NATIONAL PROJECTS 

160. SHRI SATAV RAJEEV 
DR. SUNIL BALIRAM GAIKWAD 

Will the Minister of WATER RESOURCES, RIVER DEVELOPMENT AND GANGA REJUVENATION be pleased to state: 
  • (a) whether only 5 projects out of the 16 sanctioned national projects are being implemented and the rest are yet to commence, resulting in nil supply of water, especially for drinking purpose; 
  • (b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor; 
  • (c) whether the Government has conducted any assessment regarding works as well as performance of national projects during the last four years and recently developed a Central monitoring system to implement the projects properly and if so, the details thereof; 
  • (d) the percentage of water resources budget spent on augmenting drinking water from water resource development projects along with the steps taken /being taken for enhancing availability of safe drinking water therefrom during each of the last four years since 2014, State-wise, and 
  • (e) the time frame fixed for supply of drinking water from each such project along with the steps taken/being taken by the Government to enhance efficiency and reduce the cost of projects undertaken in the country since 2014, State/year-wise? 
PERFORMANCE+OF+NATIONAL+PROJECTS

ANSWER 
THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR 
WATER RESOURCES, RIVER DEVELOPMENT AND 
GANGA REJUVENATION & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS 
(SHRI ARJUN RAM MEGHWAL) 
(a) to (e) A statement is laid on the Table of the House 

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (e) OF STARRED QUESTION NO.160 TO BE ANSWERED ON 20.12.2018 IN LOK SABHA REGARDING “PERFORMANCE OF NATIONAL PROJECTS” ASKED BY SHRI SATAV RAJEEV AND DR. SUNIL BALIRAM GAIKWAD HONƒBLE M.Ps. 

(a) & (b) Out of 16 National Projects, five projects namely Polavaram, Irrigation Project (Andhra Pradesh), Saryu Nahar Pariyojana (Uttar Pradesh), Gosikhurd Irrigation Project (Maharashtra), Teesta Barrage Project (West Bengal) & Shahpurkandi Dam Project (Punjab) have been taken up for execution after the concerned State Governments obtained the necessary approvals as per guidelines of the scheme. Details are given at Annexure-I. 

(c) High Power Steering Committee (HPSC) has been constituted for overall monitoring of National Projects. Eleven (11) meetings of HPSC have been held till now. 

An online MIS has been developed for updation of the physical / financial progress of all the projects getting Central Assistance (CA). Further, Committees have been constituted to overview the implementation of Shahpurkandi Dam Project and Polavaram Irrigation Project. 

(d) & (e) Water Resources development projects are planned and implemented by the State Governments from their own resources. In order to supplement their efforts, Government of India (GOI) provides technical and financial assistance to State Governments to encourage sustainable development and efficient management of water resources through various schemes and programmes such as Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP) etc. under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY). Major/Medium Irrigation (MMI) projects generally have provisions for drinking water depending upon requirements. 

Ninety nine (99) ongoing MMI projects of various states under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana – Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (PMKSY-AIBP) have been prioritized during 2016-17 for completion by Dec, 2019. Funding arrangement for the central and state share of these projects has been made through NABARD. Further, CA is also being provided for Polavaram Project (National Project) of Andhra Pradesh and special package for Maharashtra which also includes 8 Major-Medium Irrigation (MMI) projects. The Polavaram project and schemes under special package are planned to be completed by Dec., 2019 and 2022-23 respectively. State-wise details of Central Assistance (CA) released for these projects is at Annexure-II. 

Further, GOI also provides assistance under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) which aims to provide adequate and safe drinking water to rural population of the country. State-wise details of Central Assistance (CA) released for these projects is at Annexure-III. 

Further, Command Area Development & Water Management (CADWM) works are being implemented in the 99 prioritized projects as per requirements to improve and enhance irrigation efficiency through (a) construction of lined field channels to reduce water losses (b) development of atleast 10% area through micro irrigation infrastructure (c) people‚s participation by way of constitution of Water Users Association (WUA). 
ANNEXURE-I 
Annexure as mentioned in the parts (a) & (b) of the Lok Sabha Starred Question No. *160 regarding performance of national projects to be answered on 20.12.2018 


Sl. No


Name of the National Project / State
Benefits :

1) Irrigation (ha.)

2) Power (MW)

3) Storage (MAF)
Central Assistance

Released, so far (Rs. in Cr)



Status


Target date of completion
1
Gosikhurd Irrigation Project / Maharashtra 1) 2.50 lakh
2) 3 MW
3) 0.93 MAF

3211.85
Ongoing December, 2021

2
Saryu Nahar Pariyojana / Uttar Pradesh 1) 14.04 (NP Component : 4.73)
2) NIL
3) NIL

1435.03
Ongoing June, 2020



3


Polavaram Irrigation Project / Andhra Pradesh
1) 2.91Lakh 2) 960 MW
3) 23.44 TMC of water to Vizag city for drinking and industrial purpose and diversion of 84.70 TMC to Krishna basin.

Under AIBP- 562.47

Under NP- 6764.46
Ongoing December, 2019


4

Shahpurkandi Dam Project / Punjab

1) 0.37 lakh 2) 206 MW 3) 0.012MAF
Under AIBP- 29.85

Under NP- 26.04
Ongoing June, 2022




5



Teesta Barrage Project /
West Bengal


1) 9.23 lakh (NP component 5.27)
2) 67.5 MW in 03 Nos canal fall power houses
@22.5MW each)
3) Barrage




178.20
Irrigation Potential of 1.97 L.Ha. created. Project is at standstill since 2014-15 due to land acquisition issues. State Govt. has constituted a high level task-force in November, 2015 to suggest the appropriate course of action for the execution of balance work of Teesta Barrage Project. However, the state govt. has not submitted any proposal in this regard.
6
Lakhwar multipurpose project
/ Uttarakhand
1) 33,780
2) 300 MW
3) 0.267 MAF
-
Appraisal Stage
7
Renukaji Dam project /
HP
1) Drinking water
2) 40 MW
3) 0.404 MAF
446.96
(One – time special grant)
Appraisal Stage
8
Kishau multipurpose project
/ HP & Uttarakhand
1) 0.97 Lakh 2) 660 MW 3) 1.04 MAF
-
Appraisal Stage
9
Ujh Multipurpose Project / J&K 1) 0.32 lakh 2) 212 MW 3) 0.82 MAF
-
Appraisal Stage
10



Ken-Betwa Link Project / Madhya & Uttar Pradesh



1) 6.35 lakh
2) 78 MW 3)2.18 MAF
-
Appraisal Stage
11
Kulsi dam Project / Assam 1) 20,500 ha.
2) 55 MW 3) 0.28 MAF
-
Appraisal Stage
12
Noa Dihing Dam Project / Arunachal 1) 3605 ha.
2) 72 MW 3) 0.26 MAF
-
Appraisal Completed
13
Bursar HE Project / J&K 1) 1.74 lakh 2) 800 MW
3) 0.5 MAF
-
Appraisal Stage
14
Gyspa HE Project / Himachal Pradesh 1) 0.50 lakh ha 2) 300 MW
3) 0.74 MAF
-
DPR Stage
15
2nd Ravi Vyas Link Project/ Punjab Harness water flowing across border (about 0.58 MAF in non-monsoon period)
-
PFR Stage
16
Upper Siang Project
/ Arunachal Pradesh
1) Indirect 2) 9750 MW 3) 1.44 MAF
4) Flood moderation
-
PFR Stage
ANNEXURE – II
Annexure as mentioned in the parts (d) & (e) of the Lok Sabha Starred Question No. *160 regarding performance of national projects to be answered on 20.12.2018





Sl.
No.





STATE

CA Released (Rs. Crore)



2016-17



2017-18



2018-19
(till date)
(A) 99 Prioritised Projects
1
Andhra Pradesh
7.40
15.23
2
Assam
3
Bihar
46.32
37.82
4
Chhattisgarh
13.29
17.25
5
Goa
6
Gujarat
961.88
1410.49
730.90
7
Jammu & Kashmir
9.57
6.23

8

Jharkhand

145.75

305.10
9
Karnataka
135.46
459.52
10 Kerala
11 Madhya Pradesh
300.13
181.27
49.33
12 Maharashtra
379.86
363.02
210.02
13 Manipur
126.99
25.42
21.93
14 Odisha
457.74
464.71
72.88
15 Punjab
52.42
16 Rajasthan
45.89
216.87
17 Telangana
545.44
13.24
18 Uttar Pradesh
135.63
65.60
261.15
Total (A) 3307.89 3593.60
1390.26
(B) Polavaram Project 2514.0 2000.00
1400.00

(C)
Spl. Package to Maharashtra
353.02
Grand Total (A+B+C) 5821.89 5593.60
3143.28
ANNEXURE – III
Annexure as mentioned in the parts (d) & (e) of the Lok Sabha Starred Question No. *160 regarding performance of national projects to be answered on 20.12.2018

S. No.
Releases (Rs. Crore)
State
2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 (till date)
1
Andaman & Nicobar 0.16 0.22
0
0.31
2
Andhra Pradesh 170.05
204
233.09 139.01
3
Arunachal Pradesh 65.4 92.84 63.08 66.65
4
Assam 277.58 348.06 474.8 202.01
5
Bihar 202.73 373.81 355.6 234.84
6
Chhattisgarh 60.83 84.28 49.84 48.19
7
Goa 1.66 1.19
0
1.67
8
Gujarat 229.46 278.5 290.86
163
9
Haryana 122.65 111.53 88.82 76.76
10
Himachal Pradesh 58.77 83.31 101.85 85.43
11
Jammu & Kashmir 192.12 225.14 325.33 154.53
12
Jharkhand 132.09 131.74 209.09 66.48
13
Karnataka 278.08 343.72 365.81 174.87
14
Kerala 48.05 75.22 95.16 84.86
15
Madhya Pradesh 193.73 232.26 135.51 175.41
16
Maharashtra 330.88 404.45 282.47 239.06
17
Manipur 27.92 39.38 66.25 37.73
18
Meghalaya 31.24 40.42 85.91 36.05
19
Mizoram 17.32 24.49 46.1 26.25
20
Nagaland 34.53 36.84 17.88 17.36
21
Odisha 103.19 134.96 83.59 77.5
22
Puducherry
0
0.29
0
0
23
Punjab 42.79 51.89 173.29 73.51
24
Rajasthan 526.75 1,072.92 714.24 508.52
25
Sikkim 12.05 19.42 17.51 10.89
26
Tamil Nadu 150.35 174.68 185.1 90.5
27
Telangana 97.71 133.09 843.56 90.34
28
Tripura 31.68 43.73 83.93 27.59
29
Uttar Pradesh 490.31 621.95 472.52 499.59
30
Uttarakhand 60.06 71.86 110.28 49.58
31
West Bengal 216.85 418.97 996.68 788.29
Total
4,206.99 5,875.16 6,968.15 4,246.78
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