Ken-Betwa River-Linking Project an Ecological Disaster, Says India’s National Wildlife Board

This is only an excerpt! Sign up for a free trial to receive CURRENT Daily Water Briefings or Weekly Water Newsletters. License Holders sign in to read the full text.

NEW DELHI, India

The $1.18 billion USD Ken-Betwa river linking project -- which aims to irrigate 600,000 hectares of land and provide drinking water to 1.34 million people in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh states -- will be an ecological disaster, India’s National Wildlife Board has warned.