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December 10, 2020 Archives

Explained: The New Water Bills

The Interstate River Water Disputes Amendment Bill 2019 and the Dam Safety Bill 2019 got cleared in the Lok Sabha and were scheduled to clear in the Rajya Sabha. The bills endeavour to develop new ways in which the Centre can work with the State to ensure that the water laws are up to date. New issues relating to the governance of water resources between the State and the Centre and also inter-state water issues are also significant.

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