India: Odisha Plans Extensive Damming Of Mahanadi River


The Odisha government on Saturday said it has plans to construct at least seven barrages in the downstream areas of the Mahanadi river, an apple of discord between the State and neighbouring Chhattisgarh. Besides, 22 other projects would also be constructed on the tributaries and distributaries of the Mahanadi, Water Resources Secretary P. K. Jena said at a press conference.