Union Minister Vijay Goel today made a strong pitch for timely implementation of river-linking projects and underscored the importance of ensuring consensus of states for ensuring smooth execution of the works under the Centre’s ambitious programme.

According to an official statement, the Minister of State for Water Resources, while chairing 11th meeting of the special committee on Inter-Linking of Rivers here, said the linking rivers is an “attempt to boost surplus water availability to needy states.

Courtesy: Business Standard