The government is working towards an establishment of body for implementing river linking projects, the body likely to be named National Interlinking of Rivers Authority (NIRA), will be taking up both intrastate and interstate projects. Currently 6 River interlinking Projects are being considered. This news is related to the topic Government policies of GS 2 and Indian Geography of GS 1. Name of the River linking Projects can be important for prelims, whereas need, significance, and issues with Interlinking of rivers in India can be important for mains.
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