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 -

(a) All India Services Officers

(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.

 

b)        SC/ST & OBC CELL

 

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.

 

 

(viii)    Accommodation

(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.

 

(iii)      Maintenance of Sunday and Holiday duty roster.

 

(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  training/seminars/workshops within  India  (for periods not more than a month or  in cases where cadre clearance is required).

 

(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.

 

b)        BRAHMAPUTRA BOARD ESTT.

 

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  held  in India about water resources, etc.

 

(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

       [WING HEAD: JS&FA]

                             

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/ Deputy CA are besides the normal Pay and Accounts functions.  The work relating to Information System planning of the Ministry will be independently handled by 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 Archives of India.

 

(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

       [WING HEAD: COMMISSIONER (PP)]

         

1.        DIVISIONAL HEAD: JOINT COMMISSIONER/SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (POLICY & PLANNING)

              

a)        POLICY & PLANNING (PP)SECTION

POLICY  UNIT:

 

(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.

 

PLANNING UNIT

 

(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)

 

a)        E II SECTION

 

(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.

 

 

 IV. PROJECT WING

       [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.

 

(iii)      All irrigation and multipurpose projects in the states of  Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu  and   union  territory  of  Pondicherry.

 

(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 Indus Basin)

 

(xi)     Work relating to Contract Management, materials for construction viz. cement, explosives etc..

 

 

2.        DIVISIONAL HEAD: JOINT COMMISSIONER/SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (BM)

 

a)        GANGA BASIN (GB) SECTION:

 

(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

 

(iv)      Irrigation and multipurpose  projects of Brahmaputra  and Ganga in the  eastern region comprising - Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, West  Bengal, Sikkim and Uttar Pradesh (Below Hardwar on river Ganga and below Okhla on river Yamuna)

 

(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 West Bengal.

  

(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.

 

(iii)      All inter-state disputes  except  matters relating  to sharing of Ravi, Beas  and  Sutlej   waters  and   Yamuna  water up to Delhi (Okhla)

 

(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, Bihar, MP Reorganizatio Acts, 2000.

 

(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.

 

V.   BRAHMAPUTRA AND BARAK WING

                   [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  Bhutan  and  flood  control schemes with Bhutan.

 

(vii)     Release of funds to Royal Government of Bhutan under the scheme of Hydrometeorological and Flood Forecasting Network on rivers common to India and Bhutan.

 

(viii)    Implementation of Memorandum of Understanding and Implementation Plan for sharing of hydrological information pertaining to Brahmaputra signed between Governments of India and China.  Opening of additional sites on Satluj/Brahmaputra rivers in Chinese territory.

 

(ix)     Anti-erosion flood control works in North East State including Sikkim and West Bengal (excluding the Centrally Sponsored Schemes being monitored by Brahmaputra Board).

 

(x)      Clearance of multipurpose major/medium irrigation project in Brahmaputra Basin from international angle.

 

(xii)     Flood management in Brahmaputra Basin.

          (Examination of flood control schemes from international angle and special assistance received for these works).

 

(xiii)    Brahmaputra Board.

 

a)     Activities of Brahmaputra Board

 

b)     Activities of Pagladiya Dam Project.

 

c)      Activities of projects of Subansiri Basin and Dehang Project.

 

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.

 

(v)      Cases related to the approval of budget proposals on MI Schemes received from Union Territories.

 

(vi)     Liaison with research stations in India and abroad in regard to research and development in the field of minor irrigation work relating to rural electrification schemes.

 

(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.

  

VII.    GANGA WING

            [WING HEAD: COMMISSIONER (GANGA)]

             

DIVISIONAL HEAD: JOINT COMMISSIONER/SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (GANGA)

                        

a)        GANGA SECTION:

 

(i)       Implementation of Ganga/ Ganges Water Sharing Treaty (1996).

 

(ii)      Secretariat work for the Indo-Bangladesh Joint River Commission and its Joint Committees/ Standing Committees/ Local Level Committees/ Task Force on Flood Management in Ichhamati Basin.

 

(iii)      Studies  to  be  undertaken by Joint  Committee of Experts for  sharing  of the available water resource common to India and Bangladesh and identification of scheme(s)  for augmentation of the flows of  Ganga at Farakka.

 

(iv)     Joint observations at   Farakka (India)  and   Hardinge Bridge (Bangladesh) on river Ganga and operation of Farakka Barrage  in  the light of Memorandum of  Understanding  of  November, 1985.

 

(v)      Studies of availability and utilization of waters of small common/border rivers of India and Bangladesh.

 

(vi)     Problems   of   embankments and river training works on common border rivers of India and Bangladesh.

 

 (vii)    Implementation of Mahakali Treaty on the “Integrated Development of the Mahakali River including Sarda Barrage, Tanakhur Barrage and Pancheswar Project”.

 

(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.

 

Flood matters:

 

(xii)     Flood management in Ganga and Meghna Basin.

          (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.

 

(xvii)   General work in the Ministry relating Meghna Circle,its estimates sanctions and budget provisions etc.

 

b)        Director (Statistics):

STATISTICAL UNIT(Ganga):

 

(i)       Statistical computational work and studies pertaining to the Indo-Bangladesh meetings  on sharing  of  waters  between India and Bangladesh.

 

(ii)      Coordination of Indo-Bangladesh cooperation programme on flood forecasting and warnings.

 

Misc. works

 

(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 Bangladesh and neighboring countries.”

 

(iii)      Clearance of multipurpose major/medium irrigation project in Ganga and Meghna Basins from international angle.

 

(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 Hooghly River.

 

(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.

 

VII.    INDUS WING

                 [WING HEAD: COMMISSIONER (INDUS)]

          

DIVISIONAL HEAD: JOINT COMMISSIONER/SR. JOINT    COMMISSIONER (INDUS)

 

I.T. SECTION:

 

(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 Pakistan – hydrological, flood, irrigated  cropped area and Indus Basin Hydro-electric/ Storage projects.

 

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 Pakistan may raise issues.

 

d) Interaction with Pakistan Commissioner on matters related to  implementation of Treaty; also with L&T, PAI Divisions of Ministry of External Affairs on these matters and policy issues.

 

e) Clearance of projects of Indus Basin from Treaty angle.

 

f)   History of Irrigation in Indus Basin – works related to Report of International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage.

 

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 Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan – Restoration of 0.6 MAF of Rajasthan’s share of surplus Ravi Beas waters, Transfer of Control of Headworks at Ropar, Ferozepur and Harike etc.

 

d)  Central Assistance for emergent counter protective works of rivers Ravi and Sutlej, works related to the Monitoring Committee thereof.

 

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 relating to Indus Basin matters.

 

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 Supply to Delhi.

 

e)  Matters related to Yamuna Standing Committee upto Okhla including Delhi flood control.

 

(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

 

VIII.  COMMAND AREA DEVELOPMENT & WATER MANAGEMENT (CAD & WM) WING

[WING HEAD: COMMISSIONER (CAD & WM)   

 

DIVISIONAL HEAD: JOINT COMMISSIONER/ SR. JOINT COMMISSIONER (CAD/ WM/ AD)

CAD SECTION:

 

(i)       Release   of  central assistance to  States  and   Union Territories for implementation  of  CAD Programme.  Five Year Plans and Annual Plans.

 

(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.

 

(x)      Coordination Committee of Ministry of Water Resources India Meteorological Department and Ministry  of  Agriculture.

 

(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.

 

(d) Others:

 

(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.

 

 

IX.       COORDINATION & EVALUATION WING

 

            [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.