River Interlinking

Ken-Betwa project hangs on forest nod II

  1. The main feature of the project is a 230-km canal and a series of barrages and dams connecting the Ken and the Betwa
  2. Purpose: To irrigate 3.5 lakh hectares in Madhya Pradesh and 14,000 hectares in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh
  3. The key components are the Makodia and the Dhaudhan dams
  4. The Ken-Betwa project is the template for the Union government’s stated plan to transfer water across river basins

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