Water Resources

Chairman :
Sanjay Jaiswal
Political Party :
Bharatiya Janata Party
State / Constituency :
Paschim Champaran
Member From :
Lok Sabha

Committee on Water Resources

 Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation  
  • Conservation, Development, Management and Abatement of pollution in river Ganga and its tributaries and rejuvenation of river Cauvery.
  • Water Management: Problems and Challenges in India and measures taken with reference to Water Policy in Meghalaya.
  • Groundwater: A Valuable but Diminishing Resource.
  • Flood Management in the Country and evolving a Decision Support System for release of Water from the Dams.
  • Rivers as composite assets of the country –Measures taken/being taken for maintaining their purity and sustainability including the Inter-State Disputes.
  • Review of Inter-Linking of Rivers.
  • Rain Water Harvesting in India.
  • Encroachment of Water Bodies with special reference to various streams in Himalayan Ecosystem.
  • Micro Irrigation –New approach towards conservation and management of Water with special emphasis on Drip Irrigation/Sprinklers.
  • Review of major and medium Irrigation Projects in India.
  • Protection of river banks, flood plains and initiatives for control of soil erosion.
  • Dams and Barrages : their present status, safety and security.
  • Status and Progress of Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) and Water Users Associations (WUAs).
  • Maintenance and Creation of Water Bodies -Role of the (i) Government and Local Bodies; and (ii) Industries under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
  • Review of the role and working of WAPCOS Limited.


Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation  
  • Review of performance of Swachh Bharat Mission -Quality and sustainability of sanitation infrastructure created under Swachh Bharat Mission.
  • Performance of National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP).
  • Availability of Safe Drinking Water in Rural India –Issues and Approaches.
  • Quality of Drinking Water in India -Review of measures taken and achievements.