DVC bags first rank for its national hydrology project
Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) has achieved the first rank and overall readiness of 100% in the Readiness Criteria of the implementation of the National Hydrology Project (NHP) along with nine other implementing agencies. DVC has been allocated Rs 50 crore as grant-in-aid. The project is being funded by the World Bank and the Government of India.
With an outlay of Rs 3640 crore as a Central Sector Scheme the NHP will help in collecting Hydro meteorological data which will be stored and analyzed on a real time basis and can be seamlessly accessed by any user at the State/District/Village level across the country. The scheduled time of completion of the Project is March'2024. The NHP is intended for setting up of a system for timely and reliable water resources data.