1. Minutes of State Board of Wildlife-U.P. recommending conditional clearance to waterway through the Turtle Sanctuary, Varanasi, May, 2016 Download 

  2. Environmental Impact Assessment of the Jal Marg Vikas Project by IWAI, as a requirement for World Bank Loan, May, 2016 Download Zip Folder  

  3.  Forest Officer's Report defending Relocation of Turtle Sanctuary, highlighting illegal encroachment by pucca ghats at Varanasi, January, 2015 Download
  4. Terms of Reference (ToR) for Environmental & Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), Environmental Management Plan (EMP) and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) for ‘Capacity augmentation of navigational infrastructure of National Waterway-1’ between Haldia to Allahabad (Jal Marg Vikas Project) [Uploaded on this website on 24th August, 2015]  Download 

  5. Terms of Reference for "IWT Sector Development Strategy and Business Development Study for Capacity Augmentation of National Waterway-1 from Haldia to Allahabad” (Jal Marg Vikas) [Uploaded on this website on 24th August, 2015]  Download 

  6. IIT Consortium Report on Assessment of E-Flow of River Ganga in Upper Segment, December, 2014 Download
  7. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Selection of Consulting Services for: Detailed Feasibility Study for Capacity Augmentation of National Waterway-1 and Detailed Engineering for its Ancillary Works and processes , Issued [9th December, 2014]  Download 

  8. Report of the Inter-Ministerial Group on Issues Relating to River Ganga, Govt. of India, March, 2013 Download
  9. Study on Economic Gains of Cargo Movement through IWT mode in National Waterways No. 1 and 2 by National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi, 2006 Download Part 1, Part-2

  10. Executive Summary, Inland Waterways Authority of India, 2009 Download

  11. Techno-Economic Feasibility Study for AChieving 3.0 m least available depth for Navigation in Allahabad-Stretch of River Ganga, NW-1 by Danish Hydrological Institute, 2013 Download

  12. Project Proposal for Technical Assistance and Investment from World Bank for Navigation Infrastructure on NW-1, Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India, 28th January, 2014  Download

  13. Letter of Shri Nitin Gadkari to Shri Arun jaitley on Ganga Waterway proposing 4 barrages in U.P and Bihar, dated 18th June, 2014 Download
  14. Report of Planning Commission Working Group on Flood Management Download
  15. Report of Standing Committee on Water Resources 2013-14 Download
  16. Overviw of Flood by Disaster Management Department, Government of West Bengal Download
  17. Preliminary Consolidated Report on Effect of Climate Change on Water Resources, Ministry of Water Resources Download
  18. Cost Benefit Analysis, Report of Ganga Flood Control Commission, 2004 Download
  19. The Encroaching Ganga and Social Conflicts, Kalyan Rudra  Download
  20. Riverine Changes and Human Vulnerability in the ‘Chars’ Of Malda   Download
  21. Climate Change Impacts in India (on IPCC 4th Assessment Report), WWF  Download
  22. Observed sea-level rise in the north Indian Ocean coasts during the past century by A. S. Unnikrishnan, National Institute of Oceanography   Download
  23. Threats to the Sundarbans Mangrove Wetland Ecosystems from Transboundary Water Allocation in the Ganges Basin: A Preliminary Problem Analysis, M. Shafi N. Islam  Download
  24. Runoff sensitivity of Ganges River Basin, Md Monirul Quader Mirza Download
  25. WWF Report on Ganga Basin’s vulnerability to Climate Change Download
  26. Report from CIFRI on Hooghly Estuary Download
  27. Draft Guidelines of Cost-Benefit Analysis by IIFM Download
  28.  Importance of Including Use and Passive Use Values of River and Lake Restoration by John Loomis Download
  29. Effects of Dams on Mississippi River, US Geological Survey Download
  30. US Government Accountability Office, Mississippi River   Download
  31. Report on Cumulative Study of Barrages on the Mississippi, Reggie McLeod Download
  32. Report by John Tibbetts on Louisiana Wetlands Download
  33. Article from Popular Science on Mississipi RIver Download
  34. Tax dollars subsidizing destruction of Upper Mississippi River Institute of  Agriculture and Trade Policy Download Share
  35. Economic of Hydropower, Bharat Jhunjhunwala: Survey of Pilgrims at Dev Prayag, Rishikesh and Haridwar; Survey of Pilgrims at Dhari Devi Temple Download

  36. Health of of Inland Aquatic Resources and its Impact on Fisheries, Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, February, 2014 Download

  37. A sediment budget for the Ganga–Brahmaputra catchment R. J. Wasson,  published in Current Science, April, 2003 Download

  38. Trade and Commerce of Shell Fishes and Their Role in Economy of the People of Kosi River Basin of North Bihar published in Ecosan, 2008 Download

  39. Sustainable Development and River Cleaning: Cost Benefit Analysis of Cleaning Ganges, Moorty Download

  40. Annual Report of 2010-2011, Irigation and Waterways Department, Government of West Bengal Download

  41. Types and Sources of Flood in Murshidabad, West Bengal published in Indian Journal of Applied Research, February, 2013 Download

  42. Review of Literature on Values of Inland Capture Fisheries and Dams Construction at the Lower Mekong and Ganga Basins, World Fish Centre Downloads

  43. The environment and fishery status of the River Ganges, CIFRI, 2010 Download

  44. Status Paper on River Ganga, August, 2009 Download

  45. Importance of Including Use and Passive Use Values of River and Lake Restoration, Loomis published in Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 2006 Download

  46. International Rivers Network Factsheet on Tehri Dam, October, 2002 Download

  47. Estimation of useful life of a reservoir using sediment trap efficiency, Garg and Jyotiprakash published in Journal of Spatial Hydrology, 2008 Download


Minutes of Meeting with World Bank-2nd September, 2015
Saturday, 12 September 2015
A meeting was held with World Bank officials on 2 September, 2015. Representations: Jayanto Bandopadhyaya, Vimal Bhai, Prahlad Goenka, Bharat... Read More...
Representation to World Bank on TORs for NW-1 Studies
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
August 13, 2015 Shri Arnab Bandopadhyay The World Bank New Delhi My Dear Arnab: We write in continuation of our earlier interactions regarding NW-1.... Read More...
Comments on TOR for NW-1 Studies Submitted to Inland Waterways Authority of India
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
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Saturday, 18 October 2014
Bharat Lal Seth | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:35pm | International Rivers   The rejuvenation of the Ganga figured prominently in the manifesto of the... Read More...
IMAGE Let the River Take its Course
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Written by Ramaswamy R Iyer | Posted: September 30, 2014 2:10 am | The Indian Express Soon after the prime minister assumed... Read More...
IMAGE World Rivers Day and Ganga: A look at Farakka Barrage and other such calamities
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Parineeta Dandekar | 29th September, 2014 | SANDRP   Last Sunday of every September is celebrated as ‘World Rivers Day’. It is a recent... Read More...
Water resources depleting in Ganga catchment area: Study
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
B.D. Kasniyal | The Tribune | Aug 11, 2015 Urbanisation, rampant felling of trees to blame for the depletion  Over 1,500 billion cusecs of... Read More...
Boatmen demand to lift ban on boating in Ganga
Monday, 10 August 2015
TNN | Aug 9, 2015 VARANASI: After 11 days of imposing of ban on boat operations in Ganga by the district administration due to rise in water level,... Read More...
IMAGE Farakka under fire in India
Monday, 04 May 2015
Abu Bakar Siddique | Dhaka Tribune | May 3, 2015 Nine Indian citizens move an environment court, seeking over Rs3,000 crore in annual compensation... Read More...


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