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Centre mulling restructuring of Brahmaputra Board

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New Delhi , 30 Jul 2015

The central government is considering a proposal to restructure the Brahmaputra Board into the North East and Brahmaputra River Rejuvenation Authority (NEBRRA), a minister said on Thursday."The proposal to restructure the board into is under consultation with the state governments concerned and the central government ministries," Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sanwar Lal Jat said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha to a question by BJP MP from Guwahati Bijoya Chakravarty."It is proposed that the authority shall have the requisite powers which may be necessary or expedient for the purpose of performing its functions for effective management and development of water resources in the northeast and the Brahmaputra basin," he said.According to the minister, the states covered or proposed to be covered under the authority are Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and West Bengal.

 

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