MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES
ALLOCATION OF WORK IN THE MAIN SECTT.
I. ADMINISTRATION WING
[WING HEAD: JOINT SECRETARY (ADMN)]
1. DIVISIONAL HEAD : DEPUTY SECRETARY/ DIRECTOR (ADMN)
a) ADMINISTRATION SECTION (INCLUDING SC/ST & OBC CELL)
(i) Work relating to the cadre management of CSS/CSCS/CSSS posts in the Ministry of Water Resources and its attached/subordinate offices
(ii) Establishment/Personnel matters relating to officers and staff in the Ministry of Water Resources.
(iii) Matters relating to All India Service officers in the Ministry and its attached/subordinate Offices.
(iv) Preparation of budget estimates in respect of salary of staff in the Ministry.
(v) Vacancy circulars.
(vi) Office Council of the Ministry.
(vii) Sanction of all types of advances.
(viii) Academic programmes and manpower development.
(ix) Trainings of -
(b) CSS Officers
(c) CSSS officers
(d) CSCS officers
(e) Officers other than the above Services.
(f) Official Language programmes.
(g) Trainings in ISTM and other Govt./Private institutes.
(h) In-house training of LDCs/UDCs/Steno Gr.D etc.
(x) Completion and Scrutiny of CRs of all officers and staff of the Ministry proper and related action, thereon, like communication of adverse remarks, appeals, memorials etc.; and
(a) Initiation, follow-up/ maintenance of confidential reports (CRs of
officers and staff of Ministry proper; and
(b) Maintenance of CRs of CSS/CSCS/CSSS employees of all attached
and subordinate offices of the Ministry of Water Resources.
(Maintenance of CRs of non-CWES officers and heads of attached and subordinate offices will be handled by the respective Subject-Matter Divisions.)
(xi) Distribution of work among Sections and Officers of the Ministry.
(xii) Transaction of Business Rules.
(xiii) Pensionary and allied benefits in respect of officers retiring from the Ministry.
Monitoring & implementation of reservation policy in the Government Service for SC/ST/OBC, through, inter-alia, various returns, reports and physical inspections. Rendering secretarial assistance to Liaison Officers for SC & ST; and for OBC, and giving advice to various SMDs on reservation matters.
c) PARLIAMENT (PU) UNIT:
(i) Coordination work regarding all Parliamentary matters including Parliament questions, matters raised in Lok Sabha under Rule 377 and Special Mentions in the Rajya Sabha, relating to Ministry of Water Resources.
(ii) Consultative Committee meetings of the Ministry.
2. DIVISIONAL HEAD : DIRECTOR (OFFICIAL LANGUAGE)
a) HINDI SECTION:
(i) Raj Bhasha Adhiniyam (Official Language Act) and its implementation.
(ii) Implementation of orders relating to progressive use of Hindi.
(iii) Translation - Hindi to English and vice-versa. Also the vetting of material
(iv) Collection, compilation and submission of returns connected with Hindi work.
(v) Inspection of offices regarding progress in use of Hindi.
3. DIVISIONAL HEAD : DEPUTY SECRETARY/ DIRECTOR (COORDINATION & GENERAL ADMINISTRATION)
a) COORDINATION (COORD.) SECTION:
(i) Collection, compilation and furnishing of various fortnightly, monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and yearly reports to the concerned Ministries/ Departments
(ii) Annual Conference of Principal Secretaries/Secretaries (Irrigation/ Water Resources/ Command Area Development Departments) of all the State Govts./ UTs.
(iii) Preparation of material for President’s Address to both the houses of Praliament.
(iv) Preparation of material for PM’s speech on the occasion of Independence Day celebrations.
(v) Preparation of monthly summary and D.O. letter for the Cabinet
(vi) Collection, compilation and submission of various reports to Secretary (WR) as and when called for.
(vii) Circulation of orders and general instructions received from other Ministries/ Departments
(viii) Senior Officers Meeting
(ix) Monitoring of status of action taken by the concerned Wings/Divisions to fill up the vacant posts falling within the purview of ACC
(x) Constitution of complaints committee for prevention of sexual harassment of women at workplace
(xi) Monitoring of Public/ Staff Grievances and follow up action thereon and submission of periodic returns to the concerned departments
(xii) Monitoring of Grievances through Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS), a software developed by DARPG
(xiii) Preparation of periodic monitoring reports regarding disposal of RTI requests/ appeals and compliance of CIC instructions.
(xiii) Coordination work related to Human Resources Development & Capacity Building Scheme
(xiv) Training Policy of MoWR and its Organizations
b) Public Private Partnership Cell
To look after the Public Private Partnership in the Water Resources Sector.
c) GENERAL ADMINISTRATION SECTION:
(i) Stationery, including local purchase of furniture and various consumable items.
(ii) Procurement and maintenance of office equipments like fax, telex, photo copiers, roneo machines, typewriters etc.
(iii) Purchase / installation and maintenance of coolers, airconditioners, Water Coolers etc.
(iv) Staff cars, motor cycles and other facilities.
(v) Installation of telephones, settlement of telephone bills etc.
(vi) Identity cards/CGHS cards.
(vii) Printing work of the Ministry.
(a) Office accommodation.
(b) Residential accommodation
(c) Booking and maintenance of Committee Room.
(ix) Distribution of diaries/ calendars and publicity materials.
(x) Reimbursement of medical claims.
(xi) Liaison with CPWD/NDMC/MCD and other civic bodies.
(xii) Liveries/uniforms to Group 'C' and 'D' employees
(xiii) Engagement of casual workers.
(xiv) Passing of canteen bills pertaining to meetings taken by various officers.
(xv) Staff welfare, amenities, canteen, benevolent fund, grant-in-aid to recreation club, sports activities etc.
(xvi) Security, including industrial security, emergency measures and War Book.
(xvii) Preparation of Budget estimates, revised estimates, reappropriation of funds in respect of plan and non-Plan Budget of the Main Secretariat.
(xviii) Computerisation of Work in the Ministry of Water Resources
(xiv) Family Welfare Matters
d) CENTRAL REGISTRY (C.R.) SECTION:
(i) Receipt and distribution of incoming dak.
(ii) Despatch of outgoing dak.
of Sunday and
(iv) Maintenance of uptodate list of both officials/ and residential addresses of the officers and staff of the Ministry.
(v) Maintenance of Accounts of postage stamps.
(vi) Duplicating work on Romeo machine,and Telex.
(vii) Telex/FAX facilities.
e) PSU SECTION
(i) Rashtriya Pariyojna Nirman Nigam Limited (NPCC).
(ii) Administrative matters relating to Water and Power Consultancy Service India (WAPCOS) Limited, a public sector undertaking under the Ministry.
4. DIVISIONAL HEAD : DEPUTY SECRETARY/ DIRECTOR (E)
a) ESTABLISHMENT I (E.I.) SECTION:
(i) All administrative and organisational matters pertaining to Central Water Commission:-
(a) Creation/continuation of posts in CWC other than schemes which do not provide for the external assistance or which are exclusively being handled by other sections, units and desks.
(b) Recruitment rules.
(c)Convening of DPCs for the promotion, confirmation and declaration of successful completion of probation period in respect of all Group 'A' posts.
(d)Filling up Group 'A' posts by direct recruitment/ deputation/transfer.
(e)Maintenance of CRs of CWES officers of the level of Chief Engineer and above (including Chairman, CWC).
(f)Dereservation of all groups of posts.
(g)Court cases related to the establishment matters in respect of Group 'A' officers.
(h)Parliament questions and VIP references pertaining to establishment matters.
(i)Sponsoring candidates for
(j)Deputation of Group A officers to various organisations.
(k)Matters regarding grant of leave, pension, CCA/HRA/DA, project allowance,sanction for making advance payments and other financial matters.
(l)Cadre review of different cadres of Government.
(m)Implementation of ACP Scheme.
(n)Permission for air travel and allied matters.
(ii) Cadre controlling function in respect of Central Water Engineering Service (CWES) Group ‘A'.
(iii) Coordination matters relating to IES/ISS officers under the Ministry proper, attached and subordinate offices.
(iv) Matters pertaining to Departmental Council of Ministry under Joint Consultative Machinery.
b) Media Cell
To look after media related work of the Ministry including residual work relating to Fresh Water Year.
c) INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CELL
To look after the IT functions of this Ministry.
5. DIVISIONAL HEAD: DEPUTY SECRETARY/ DIRECTOR (WATER BODIES & GROUND WATER ESTABLISHMENT)
a) WATER BODIES
Work relating to the scheme of repair, renovation and restoration of water bodies.
b) CENTRAL GROUND WATER BOARD (CGWB) DESK :
(i) Establishment matters relating to Group ‘A’ officers of the CGWB/CGWA, including recruitment, promotion, confirmation, etc.
(ii) Convening of Departmental Promotion Committee/ Board of Assessment meetings.
(iii) Framing/amendment of Recruitment Rules for various posts in CGWB/CGWA.
(iv) Cadre review of Group A,B,C,D officers of the Board.
(v) Court cases concerning service/establishment matters of CGWB/CGWA where UOI is a party.
(vi) Policy matters regarding Establishment issue including Transfer policy.
(vii) Postings/transfers of officers of the level of Regional Director and above.
(viii) Matters concerning Departmental Council of the Ministry (concerning CGWB).
(ix) Meetings of the Office Council (JCM) of the CGWB.
(x) Matters concerning recognition, etc., of service Associations of CGWB.
(xi) Implementation of Flexible Complementing Scheme (FCS) for scientific officers of CGWB.
(xii) Implementation of ACP Scheme.
(xiii) Implementation of and matters arising out of the implementation of the recommendations of the 5th Pay Commission in respect of posts in CGWB.
(xiv) Maintenance of ACRs, Seniority List etc., of officers of the level of Regional Director and above.
(xv) Training Courses for the officers of Central Ground Water Board.
(xvi) Court cases relating to accident of vehicles.
6. DIVISIONAL HEAD: DEPUTY SECRETARY/ DIRECTOR (VIGILANCE)
a) VIGILANCE SECTION:
(i) Application of CCS (Conduct) Rules/ CCS(CCA) Rules and their amendment/interpretation.
(ii) Disciplinary cases of all employees of the Ministry (proper), as well as of CSS/CSCS/CSSS cadres and Group'A' officers of attached and subordinate offices and related action thereon.
(iii) Property returns under the Civil Conduct Rules in respect of officers and staff of the Ministry proper, and also officials of the rank of Director and above in attached/ subordinate and other offices of the Ministry.
(iv) Processing of Complaints/grievances and the references received through the Central Vigilance Commission/CBI/PMO etc.
(v) Follow-up action on the instructions received from the Ministry of Home Affairs regarding bandh/ strike.
(vi) Preventive Vigilance Inspection.
(vii) Consolidation of various vigilance returns.
(viii) Circulation of all instructions concerning vigilance matters.
Administrative matters pertaining to the Brahmaputra Board.
c) FARAKKA BARRAGE PROJECT (FBP) SECTION :
Matters relating to Farakka Barrage Project except work relating to operational issues.
d) FOREIGN TRAINING
(i) International technical conferences on water resource
including international engineering conferences and FAO conferences.
Seminars/symposia / workshops
(ii) Foreign assignments under Colombo Plan World Bank and Asian Development Bank.
(iii) Training co-ordination and overseeing the formulation of a training perspective plan for irrigation sector as a whole
(iv) Sponsoring of officers for foreign and domestic training in water resources sector.
II FINANCE WING
1. DIVISIONAL HEAD: DEPUTY SECRETARY/ DIRECTOR (FINANCE)
FINANCE DESK :
(i) General coordination on financial matters of the Ministry.
(ii) Scrutiny of all plan schemes.
(iii) Scrutiny of all financial proposals.
(iv) Advise on all financial and allied matters referred by Subject Matter Divisions (SMDs).
(iv) Advise on sanction of cases for deputation to foreign countries and on foreign travel.
2. DIVISIONAL HEAD : CA *
* (The work listed under CA/
a) BUDGET & TECHNICAL SECTION
(i) Examination/compilation of Demand for Grants/ Budget Estimates/ Revised Estimates/ Supplementary Grants.
(ii) Preparation of Ministry’s Performance Budget.
(iii) Final requirement of funds/surrender of funds/Supplementary Grants/ Coordination work related to Finance & Appropriation accounts/ Monitoring of outstanding paras/ action taken notes relating to CAG reports.
(iv) Work of Parliamentary Standing Committee (this work is to be reported to Deputy Secretary [Fin-I]).
(iv) Preparation of monthly budget advisories for Subject Matter Divisions of the Ministry relating to trends of expenditure and receipts.
(v) Financial monitoring of externally aided projects.
(vi) Work of Technical Advisory Committee
(vii) Work of Parliamentary Standing Committee.
b) INTERNAL WORK STUDY UNIT:
(i) Organisation Analysis.
(ii) System/Procedure/Method studies.
(iii) Work Measurement Study.
(iv) Compliance of provisions of Manual of Office Procedure-
(a) O&M inspections.
(b) Record Management.
(c) Checks on delays.
(v) Staff Inspection Unit-- Liaison with and implementation of SIU reports.
(vi) Liaison with Department of Administrative Reforms, National
(vii) Allocation of Business Rules.
(viii) Action Plan- Point of Twenty-Point Programme- Responsive Administrative.
c) Deputy CA *
(i) Preparation of monthly and annual (financial and appropriation) accounts.
(ii) Regular monitoring of expenditure and receipts.
(iii) Internal Budget.
(iv) Coordination of Ministry’s responses to external (CAG) audit.
d) CASH SECTION
e) PAY & ACCOUNTS ORGANISATION
III. POLICY AND PLANNING WING
1. DIVISIONAL HEAD: JOINT COMMISSIONER/SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (POLICY & PLANNING)
a) POLICY & PLANNING (PP)SECTION
(i) Coastal Area Protection and Development (including anti-sea measures).
(ii) Policy matters relating to Water Resources Development - National Water Policy – implementation of.
(iii) Reservoir management and multiple use of water including afforestation and resettlement associated with reservoir formation. Also matters related to fisheries.
(iv) Environmental matters - coordination with Department of Environment.
(v) Coordination and compilation of material for sectoral review by Minister (WR) / Prime Minister.
(vi) Central Utilisation Team.
(vii) Remote Sensing techniques and applications to Water Resources sector-- coordination with Indian Space Research Organisation.
(viii) Participation of Non - Resident Indians (NRI) in water resources development.
(ix) Matters relating to Scientific Advisory Committee.
(x) National/ Regional Conferences of Irrigation/ Water Resources Ministers.
(xi) Legislation regarding use and development of water.
(i) Five year annual plans.
(ii) Advance plan assistance.
(iii) Irrigation potential-creation and utilisation.
(iv) 20 points programme.
(v) Coordination of research and development (R& D ) programme in Water Resources Sector.
(vi) Matters relating to Centrally sponsored schemes.
(vii) Economic Survey.
(viii) Matters relating to Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture.
(ix) Water Resources Day Celebrations-Annual.
(x) Matters related to International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID), Indian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (INCID) and Indian Water Resources Society.
(xi) SCP/TSP/Minority Welfare Programme including Irrigation Development for SC/ST.
2. DIVISIONAL HEAD : DEPUTY SECRETARY/ DIRECTOR (EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE)
(i) All administrative and organisational matters relating to:-
(a) Central Soil & Materials Research Station (CSMRS)
(b) Central Water & Power Research Station (CWPRS)
(c) National Institute of Hydrology (NIH).
(ii) Matters relating to International Association of Hydraulics Research (IAHR) International Committee on Hydraulic Research (ICHR), International Committee on Hydrology (INCOH), International Society on Rock Mechanics (ISRM), International Committee on Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling Technology (INCRMTT) and International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), and Indian Water Resources Association (IWRA).
(iii) Matters relating to Indian National Committees on ---
-Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling Technology
-Hydraulics as well as on Hydrology and other INCs
b) EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE (EA) DESK
(i) Perspective policy and planning vis-a-vis international organisaions in water resources sector - overall coordination thereof.
(ii) International cooperation through Joint Commissions/ Trade Agreements.
(iii) Negotiations and reimbursements parts of all external assistance programmes relating to —
(a) Foreign aid from sources other than World Bank but including UNDP, Ford Foundation
(b) Matters relating to World Bank/International Fund for Agriculture and Development/ USAID/ Federal Republic of Germany and European Economic Community assistance to irrigation sector
(c)International Programme for Technology Research in Irrigation and Drainage (IPTRID). (Technical contents of the IPTRID in CAD Wing and in IRMIC (CWC).
(iv) Natural resources sub-group of the ESCAP. All matters concerning the ESCAP secretariat.
(v) Setting up of National Institute of Irrigation and Management.
(vi) Foreign exchange budget and release of foreign exchange.
(vii) Import licences for import of equipment and scarce materials for organisations under the Ministry and State
(viii) Income Tax exemption for foreign technicians under UNDP and bilateral agreements.
(ix) Payment of subscriptions to international organisations.
[WING HEAD: COMMISSIONER (PR)]
1. DIVISIONAL HEAD : JOINT COMMISSIONER/SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (PR)
a) PROJECTS SECTION:
(i) Work relating to Narmada Valley Development; all matters relating to Narmada Development Authority and Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee.
(ii) All Irrigation and multipurpose projects in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa and Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu.
irrigation and multipurpose projects in the states of Kerala,
Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
(iv) Advisory Committee on Irrigation Multipurpose and Flood Control Projects. Clearance of projects.
(v) Panel of experts and consultants.
(vi) Raw water supply.
(vii) Dam designs and safety matters (Technical work associated with dam safety/earthquake and instrumentation with Central Water Commission).
(viii) Works relating to Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme.
(ix) Residual work of Mahi Control Board.
(x) All irrigation and
multipurpose projects in the States of Himachal
Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan (except in the
(xi) Work relating to Contract Management, materials for construction viz. cement, explosives etc..
2. DIVISIONAL HEAD: JOINT COMMISSIONER/SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (BM)
(i) Bansagar Control Board.(Execution part by CWC)
(ii) Betwa River Board (Execution part by CWC)
(iii) Policy and administrative matters relating to Tungabhadra Board
projects of Brahmaputra
and Ganga in the eastern region
(v) Special case of advance plan assistance for particular projects of the concerned states i.e. additional outlay for Teesta Barrage Project.
(vi) Inter-State aspects between
Uttar Pradesh and Madhya
Pradesh, Bihar and
(vii) Residual work of Sone River Commission.
(viii) Establishment matters relating to National Water Development Agency.
b) BASIN MANAGEMENT (BM) SECTION:
(i) Administration of ISRWD Act, 1956 and River Boards Act, 1956.
(ii) Setting up of water disputes tribunals and reference of disputes to tribunals under the Inter-State Water Disputes Act. Also administrative and legal matters connected therewith.
relating to sharing of Ravi, Beas and Sutlej waters and Yamuna water up to
(iv) Regulation and development of inter-state rivers and river valleys (comprising Sone River Commission Boards etc.). Also Inter-State Council work.
(v) Administration of UP,
(vi) Technical work related to Basin Planning and Water Transfer
(vii) Establishment and Administrative matters of NWDA, KWDT, CWDT and CRA.
(viii) Dam Safety aspect of Mullaperiyar Dam.
[WING HEAD: COMMISSIONER (BRAHMAPUTRA & BARAK)]
1. SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (BRAHMAPUTRA & BARAK):
(i) Project co-ordinaiton of Hydrology Project and interaction with World Bank.
(ii) Work relating to HIS Co-ordination Secretariat and monitoring of HIS activities.
(iii) Handling works of co-ordination cell to assist Water Quality Assessment Authority to carry out its functions.
(iv) Matters relating to WQAA.
(v) Studies for scientific and ad-hoc sharing of Teesta waters.
(vi) Matters relating
to projects in
(vii) Release of funds to
Royal Government of Bhutan under the scheme of Hydrometeorological
and Flood Forecasting Network on rivers common to
(viii) Implementation of Memorandum of
Understanding and Implementation Plan for sharing of hydrological information
pertaining to Brahmaputra signed between Governments of India and
(ix) Anti-erosion flood control works in
(x) Clearance of multipurpose major/medium
irrigation project in
(Examination of flood control schemes from international angle and special assistance received for these works).
(xiii) Brahmaputra Board.
a) Activities of
b) Activities of Pagladiya Dam Project.
c) Activities of projects of
d) Examination and processing of SFC/EFC submitted by Brahmaputra Board and monitoring and release of funds to such schemes.
2. DIVISIONAL HEAD : JOINT COMMISSIONER/SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (MI)
(i) Co-ordination with States for Minor Irrigation in the country through AIBP assistance & Centrally Sponsored Schemes.
(ii) Evaluation studies as and when taken up by Government of India.
(iii) Secretariat for preparation of Report of Working Group on Minor Irrigation for preparation of Five Year Plan.
(iv) Technical Examination of Minor Irrigation Projects in the States proposed with foreign assistance from sources like World Bank, USAID and European Economics Commission, etc.
related to the approval of budget proposals on MI Schemes received from
(vi) Liaison with
research stations in
(vii) Matters related to Central funding of encouraging irrigation through use of sprinklers, drip systems & hydrams.
(viii) Technical issues of Minor Irrigation schemes like lift irrigation in the States, problems of public tube-wells, etc.
VI. STATISTICS WING
[WING HEAD : ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR GENERAL]
DIVISIONAL HEAD: DIRECTOR (MI)
(i) Conduct of Census of Minor Irrigation Projects on quinquennial basis related works like release of fund for Statistical Cell and to release fund to different States/Union Territories and Monitoring Progress Report.
(ii) Conduct of Sample Survey on Status, data compilation of Minor Irrigation Scheme.
(iii) Coordination of all statistical activities in the Ministry.
[WING HEAD: COMMISSIONER (
DIVISIONAL HEAD: JOINT COMMISSIONER/SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER
work for the Indo-Bangladesh Joint River Commission and its Joint Committees/
Standing Committees/ Local Level Committees/ Task Force on Flood Management in
(iii) Studies to be
undertaken by Joint Committee of
Experts for sharing of the available water resource common to
observations at Farakka
of availability and utilization of waters of small common/border rivers of
(vi) Problems of embankments and river training works on
common border rivers of
(vii) Implementation of Mahakali Treaty on the
“Integrated Development of the
(viii) India Nepal joint projects including Pancheswar Multipurpose Project, Sapta Kosi High Dam Multipurpose Project and Sunkosi Storage cum Diversion Scheme, Burhi Gandaki Hydroelectric Project, etc. and also other matters relating to Indo-Nepal Water Resources Development.
(ix) Implementation of Joint India-Nepal plan scheme on “Flood Forecasting and Warning System on rivers common to India and Nepal” including matters relating to India Nepal Committee on Flood Forecasting.
(x) Matters relating to various joint India-Nepal Committees like Standing Committee on Inundation Problems, Joint Sub Committee on Embankment Construction for planning, design and construction of embankments, Joint Committee on Kosi and Gandak Projects in respect of operation and maintenance of Kosi and Gandak projects etc.
(xi) India-Nepal Joint Committee on Water Resources as on Umbrella Committee of all committees and groups.
management in Ganga and
(Examination of flood control schemes from international angle and special assistance received for these works).
(xiii) Ganga Flood Control Commission.
(xiv) Floods and flood disaster management.
(xv) High - Level Committee on the allocation of Central assistance to States towards flood damages.
(xvi) Schemes for collaboration between the CWC and foreign institutions/organisations like UNDP for improvement of hydrological investigations, flood forecasting and flood management. Deputation of officers of CWC under schemes.
work in the Ministry relating
b) Director (Statistics):
computational work and studies pertaining to the Indo-Bangladesh meetings on
sharing of waters
(ii) Coordination of Indo-Bangladesh cooperation programme on flood forecasting and warnings.
(i) Processing of SFCs/EFCs, release of funds and other related matters regarding various centrally sponsored Schemes/ Central Sector Schemes in the flood sector.
(ii) Formulation of SFC and various activities
under the scheme “Joint observations on rivers common to
(iii) Clearance of multipurpose major/medium
irrigation project in Ganga and
(iv) Inland navigation:
a) Navigability aspects of National Waterway No. 1.
b) Matters relating to
Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and evaluation studies for
navigability in the
(v) Development of international rivers including water transfers, relating to the rivers Mekong, Tigris, Rhine, Nile Euphrates, Danube, Mar del plate, Uruguay and Amazon.
(vi) SFC/EFC in respect of various schemes under Central Water Commission in Flood Management.
(vii) Release of Hydrological data to various organizations.
(viii) International Law Association (ILA) and International Law Commission (ILC). Preparation of briefs and deputation to its meetings.
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DIVISIONAL HEAD: JOINT
COMMISSIONER/SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (
(i) Matters related to Indus Waters Treaty 1960
a) Tours of inspection and meetings of Permanent Indus Commission.
b) Collection and supply of data to
c) Issues raised on projects from Treaty angle:
i) Tulbal Navigation Project.
ii) Salal H.E. Project.
iii) Baglihar H.E. Project.
iv) Kishenganga H.E. Project.
v) Other such projects on which
d) Interaction with
e) Clearance of projects of
f) History of Irrigation in
g) Meetings related to review of progress of Projects in J&K etc. and other matters arising from time to time.
(ii) a) Ravi & Beas Waters Tribunal – Consideration of Report, filling up of vacancies of Member, Registrar and other such posts as referred by the
Tribunal and other matters concerning the Tribunal.
b) Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal – Works related to its implementation, court cases, meetings, funding and release of grants-in-aid.
c) Water related issues among
d) Central Assistance for
emergent counter protective works of rivers Ravi and
e) Matters relating to Indira Gandhi Nahar Project, Indira Gandhi Nahar Board and filling up of Financial Adviser’s post.
f) Matters relating to Bhakra Beas Management Board – references received under Rule 7 of the BBMB Rules, issues such as installation of G&D sites etc. of the Board needing interaction.
g) Northern Zonal Council meetings
h) Resettlement of Pong Dam oustees – High Level Committee and Sub-Committee meetings, interaction on related matters including court cases with Beas Construction Board and Ministry of Power.
i) Miscellaneous matters of Thein (Ranjit Sagar) & Shahpurkandi Dams, related to sharing of Ravi Beas waters or as referred to by the State Governments/BBMB etc.
(iii) a) Upper Yamuna River Board and Upper Yamuna Review Committee
i) All administrative and other matters concerning functioning of the Upper Yamuna River Board.
ii) Meetings of Upper Yamuna Review Committee
iii) Follow up action of Yamuna Water Accord.
b) Lakhwar Vyasi, Kishau Dam, Renuka Dam and other projects in Yamuna Basin upto Okhla
c) Tehri Dam and Ganga Development upto Haridwar.
d) Matters related to Raw Water
e) Matters related to Yamuna Standing Committee upto Okhla
(iv) Drought Management
a) Meetings of the Task Force of the Ministry of Water Resources.
b) Interaction with the Ministry of Agriculture on the matters related to Drought Management in the country.
(v) a) Coordinating matters related to Urban/ Rural water supply, industrial
water supply and sewage disposal.
b) North Western India Drainage project.
i) Ghaggar Standing Committee, Ghaggar matters
ii) Goverdhan Drain, Sahibi Committee
[WING HEAD: COMMISSIONER (CAD & WM)
DIVISIONAL HEAD: JOINT COMMISSIONER/ SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (CAD/ WM/ AD)
(i) Release of central assistance
to States and
(ii) Monitoring and review of CAD Projects and evaluative studies.Examination of water management/CAD aspects major and medium irrigation projects received from CWC.
(iii) Examination of projects for inclusion in the CAD programme-liaison with Planning Commission, Ministry of Agriculture, ICAR, etc.
(iv) Coordination on on-farm water management projects proposed by ICAR and Ministry of Water Resources.
(v) Farmers Exchange programme in States and Action Research programme.
(vi) Regional meeting of CAD Secretaries.
(vii) Examination and monitoring of CAD component of foreign-aided projects. Also preparation and scrutiny of projects on-
(a) water logging/soil salinity under Food & Agriculture programmes.
(b) water management programmes under the Indo-Syrian cooperation programme.
(viii) Monitoring of water crops budgeting and conjunctive use of surface and ground water.
(ix) Organising Training at national level on CAD activities.
Committee of Ministry of Water Resources
(xi) Coordination in agricultural matters including water rates for crops.
(xii) Technical aspects of the International Programme for Technological Research in Irrigation and Drainage (IPTRID) Also in IRMIC in Central Water Commission depending on whether it is an "executive" work or an S&T / Research work respectively.
(xiii) Matters related to International Irrigation Management Institute.
(xiv) Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
(xv) Nodal Wing for Promotion, facilitation, guidance and coordination of Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) in the country.
(xvi) Land use conservation and waste land development.
(a) Saline land reclamation project
(b) Development of water control system for diversification of crops
(xvii) Assistance to State Governments in the preparation of model/sample reports and scrutiny thereof, and liaison coordination in formulation of pipeline projects.
(xviii) Scrutiny and monitoring of evaluation reports prepared by various missions deputed by donor agencies.
(xix) Scrutiny of draft agreements and other documents leading to signing of main agreements and other agreements involving technical assistance.
(c) National Water Management Project (NWMP)
(xx) Assisting the State Governments in identifying an preparation of summary and detailed project reports and scrutiny thereof.
(xxi) Appraisal of sub-project and approval thereof.
(xxii) Meetings with World Bank Officials/State Government officials to evolve remedial measures against bottlenecks.
(xxiii) Use of modern technologies in water management.
(xxiv) Assisting the State Governments in formulation of scheme reports in implementation of Irrigation Assurance Programme.
(xxv) Scrutiny and vetting of schemes for Central Government clearance.
(xxvi) Monitoring of Water Resources Consolidation Project.
[WING HEAD : ADVISOR (COORDINATION & EVALUATION)]
Coordinating the monitoring of the physical and financial progress including impact monitoring of all centrally sponsored schemes of all the Wings of the Ministry.
X. GROUND WATER WING
[WING HEAD : COMMISSIONER (GW)]
DIVISIONAL HEAD: DEPUTY SECRETARY/ DIRECTOR (GW)
GROUND WATER DESK:
(i) Procurement of equipment/ machinery including release of foreign exchange.
(ii) Budget (Plan & Non-Plan of the Central Ground Water Board).
(iii) Bilateral projects to be taken up by the Board/ Authority.
(iv) Formulation of new Plan proposals.
(v) Parliament Questions on Central Ground Water Board/Authority (excluding service matters).
(vi) Procurement and condemnation of vehicles.
(vii) International Conferences/ Symposiums.
(viii) Write off losses in drilling operations.
(ix) Finalization/ implementation of the Field Season Programme of the Board.
(x) Monitoring various Reports received from the Board on drilling/survey activities.
(xi) Monitoring of tour/inspection notes of senior officers of the Board.
(xii) Meeting of the Central Ground Water Board and its allied Sub-groups.
(xiii) Hiring of accommodation of various offices of CGWB/ CGWA.