27 Oct :A Plan Scheme named ‘Development of Water Resources Information System’ has been approved with an estimated cost of Rs. 234.3 crore for the XIth Five Year Plan. The main component of this new scheme is to develop online information system about water resources data.
The Central Water Commission (CWC) is implementing this scheme in cooperation with National Remote Sensing Agency and National Informatic Centre. In this scheme the provisions have also been made for collection of Hydrological Data including Snow Hydrology and Water Quality Data, Minor Irrigation Statistics and Monitoring of ongoing projects