3 Sep 2017 | Target Mains | Question 2

The stark differences in water availability in the river basins in the country has thrown up the idea of interlinking of rivers. However, River Linking Project involves multifaceted issues and challenges related to environmental, economic, ecological, legal, political and social costs. Discuss.

Source: http://www.thehindu.com/data/last-drop-interlinking-an-idea-with-flaws/article8567203.ece

http://www.business-standard.com/article/government-press-release/inter-linking-of-rivers-117081000816_1.html

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/india-water-crisis-drought-marathwada-latur-water-train-2771756/

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