Parliamentary Bulletin Part-II
No. 61174 Thursday, October 28, 2021 Committee Co-ordination Section
Selection of Subjects for examination by the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources (2021-22)

The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources (2021-22) have selected the following subjects relating to the Ministry of Jal Shakti (Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation) for detailed examination and Report during the year 2021-22:-

(a)           Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation


Conservation, Development, Management and Abatement of pollution in river Ganga and its Tributaries under Namami Gange programme with particular reference to project deliverables and timelines as well as performance of State Governments;


Groundwater: A Valuable but Diminishing Resource;


Review of Upper Yamuna River Cleaning Project upto Delhi and River bed management in Delhi;


Review of functioning of North-East Water Management Authority – review of the mandate, plan of action and project activities under the authority;


Conservation and Abatement of Pollution in river Cauvery and other major rivers of South India;


Review of the role and working of WAPCOS Ltd.


Glacier Management in the country – Monitoring of glaciers/glacial lakes including Glacial Lake outbursts leading to flash floods in the Himalayan region.


Flood Management in the country with special reference to States of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal


Water Use efficiency in India

(b)           Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation


'Review of performance of Swachh Bharat Mission - Quality and sustainability of sanitation infrastructure created under Swachh Bharat Mission and Preparedness for ODF 2.0';


Review of performance of 'Jal Jeevan Mission';


Quality of Drinking Water in rural areas with special reference to hilly areas.


Drinking Water Supply in Coastal Areas - Setting up of Desalination Plants.

P.P.K. Ramacharyulu