2018-08-03

Flood Control Schemes: Unstarred Question in Loksabha

Flood Control Schemes

Will the Minister of WATER RESOURCES, RIVER DEVELOPMENT AND GANGA REJUVENATION be pleased to state the details of the schemes formulated so far by the Government regarding protection from severe floods in the country during the last four years ?

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES, RIVER DEVELOPMENT AND GANAGA REJUVENATION

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2760                                 ANSWERED ON: 02.08.2018

Flood Control Schemes

TARIQ ANWAR

Will the Minister of WATER RESOURCES, RIVER DEVELOPMENT AND GANAGA REJUVENATION be pleased to state:-

Will the Minister of WATER RESOURCES, RIVER DEVELOPMENT AND GANGA REJUVENATION be pleased to state the details of the schemes formulated so far by the Government regarding protection from severe floods in the country during the last four years ?

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR WATER RESOURCES, RIVER DEVELOPMENT AND GANGA REJUVENATION & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS

(SHRI ARJUN RAM MEGHWAL) 

The subject of flood management including erosion control falls within the purview of the States. The flood management & anti-erosion schemes are planned, investigated and implemented by the State Governments with their own resources as per priority within the State. The Union Government renders technical guidance and promotional financial assistance to States. 

The Ministry had launched “Flood Management Programme (FMP)” a State sector Scheme in XI Plan which was continued during XII Plan. A total of 522 projects costing Rs. 13238.37 crore were approved and included under FMP. During XI Plan, 420 projects with an estimated cost of Rs. 7857.08 crore were approved while during XII Plan 102 projects with an estimated cost of Rs. 5381.29 crore were approved. Central Assistance amounting to Rs. 3566.00 crore was released during XI Plan and Rs. 1307.07 crore during XII Plan. Further, a Central Assistance of Rs. 562.67 crore has been released during year 2017-18. Since start of XI Plan, total Central Assistance released to States under FMP is Rs. 5435.74 crore until 3l-Mar-18. The State-wise details of works approved, Central Assistance released in the last four Financial Years are given at Annexure-I.

During XII Plan, a Central Sector Scheme, “River Management Activities and Works related to Border Areas (RMBA)” was implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources to cover following major components:
1. Hydrological observations and flood forecasting on common border rivers with neighbouring countries.
2. Investigation of WR projects in Neighbouring Countries.
3. Pre-construction activities for WR projects on common border rivers-Pancheshwar Development Authority(PDA)
4. Grant- in- Aid to States/UTs for flood management/anti –sea erosion works:-
(i) Maintenance of flood protection works of Kosi & Gandak projects (in Nepal), Flood Protection/anti-erosion works in the border areas with Bangladesh and Pakistan by States.
(ii) Flood Management/anti-erosion works/anti- sea erosion works in UTs.
5. Activities of Ganga Flood Control Commission (GFCC).

The State-wise details of Grant- in- Aid to States/UTs released under RMBA in the last four Financial Years are given at Annexure-II.

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Annexure-I

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. † 2760 TO BE ANSWERED IN LOK SABHA ON 02.08.2018 REGARDING “FLOOD CONTROL SCHEMES”

The State-Wise Central Assistance released under Flood Management Programme

Sl.
No.
State
Works approved during XI Plan Works approved during XII Plan Works approved in (XI +XII Plan) Central Assistance released in FY 


Rs. in Crore
Nos. Nos. Nos. 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
1 Arunachal Pradesh 21 0 21 0.00 47.39 23.69 21.18
2 Assam 100 41 141 15.25 47.14 0.00 245.49
3 Bihar 43 4 47 24.92 16.67 0.00 0.00
4 Chattisgarh 3 0 3 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
5 Goa 2 0 2 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
6 Gujarat 2 0 2 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
7 Haryana 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
8 Himachal Pradesh 3 4 7 115.20 27.00 50.00 87.50
9 Jammu & Kashmir 28 15 43 15.16 46.58 40.56 110.40
10 Jharkhand 3 0 3 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
11 Karnataka 3 0 3 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
12 Kerala 4 0 4 55.22 0.00 0.00 19.05
13 Manipur 22 0 22 6.45 0.00 0.00 0.00
14 Mizoram 2 0 2 1.46 0.47 0.00 0.48
15 Nagaland 11 6 17 13.08 2.51 23.13 0.00
16 Orissa 67 1 68 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
17 Puducherry 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
18 Punjab 5 0 5 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
19 Sikkim 28 17 45 0.00 5.72 0.00 0.00
20 Tamilnadu 5 0 5 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
21 Tripura 11 0 11 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
22 Uttar Pradesh 26 3 29 21.83 13.50 0.00 13.55
23 Uttrakhand 12 10 22 43.82 57.02 0.00 0.00
24 West Bengal 17 1 18 7.84 0.00 12.61 65.03
Total 420 102 522 320.23 264.00 149.99 562.67

Annexure-II

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. † 2760 TO BE ANSWERED IN LOK SABHA ON 02.08.2018 REGARDING “FLOOD CONTROL SCHEMES”

The State-wise Grant- in- Aid released under RMBA

Rs. in Crore 
SN State/UT Central Assistance released in FY
S. No. State 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
1 Bihar 51.273 47.842 0.00 52.57
2 UP 0.00 26.641 0.00 90.43
3 Tripura 0.00 14.025 0.00 0.00
4 West Bengal 0.00 29.691 0.00 0.00
5 J&K 0.00 00 0.00 8.78
6 Punjab 0.00 14.945 0.00 7.47
7 Puducherry 13.256 00 0.00 0.00
Total 64.530 133.144 00 159.25

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Source: Loksabha

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