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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Water Resources

RAJYA SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO. *60
TO BE ANSWERED ON NOVEMBER 26, 2012

QUESTION
Proposals for Inclusion in the Scheme of National Projects

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*60. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of WATER RESOURCES be pleased to state:

(a)   whether Karnataka has submitted proposals of irrigation projects for inclusion in the Scheme of National Projects;

(b)   if so, the details thereof, project- wise; and

(c)    what is the present status of each of the projects submitted by the State?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF WATER RESOURCES
(SHRI HARISH RAWAT)

(a) to (c) No proposal for inclusion of an irrigation project in the scheme of National Projects has been received from Government of Karnataka. However, Government of India has been providing Central Assistance (CA) under Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP) to the States for approved and eligible projects and CA for 16 Major/Medium Irrigation (MMI) projects of Karnataka has been provided by Govt. of India under AIBP.