India Economic Geography

Ken-Betwa interlinking Project – UPSC GS1

Ken-Betwa interlinking Project: The Ken-Betwa ILR project aims to transfer surplus water from the Ken River to the Betwa basin through concrete canal to irrigate India’s worst drought-prone Bundelkhand region. It is India’s first inter-State river interlinking project The main feature of the project is a 230-km long canal and a series of barrages and …

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Cauvery dispute – UPSC GS1

River Cauvery (Kaveri): It is known as ‘Ponni’ in Tamil also known as Ganga of the south, and it is the fourth largest river of southern India. It is a sacred river of southern India. It rises on Brahmagiri Hill of the Western Ghats in southwestern Karnataka state, flows in a south easterly direction through the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, and descends the Eastern Ghats in a …

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