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Govt. invites comments on draft Hydro-Meteorological Data Dissemination Policy

Written By Krishna on Thursday, March 07, 2013 | 11:50 PM

The Ministry of Water Resources has released the  Draft Hydro-Meteorological Data Dissemination Policy  (2013) and invited comments on it from States, Union Territories, related Ministries and other stakeholders before March 31.

The National Water Policy (2012), recently adopted by National Water Resources Council, headed by Prime Minister, inter-alia stipulated that all hydrological data, other than those classified on national security consideration, should be in public domain in open and transparent manner on a GIS platform. In pursuance, Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR),Government of India proposes to formulate a Hydro-Meteorological Data Dissemination Policy for dissemination of water related data generated by Central Water Commission (CWC) and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB).


http://wrmin.nic.in/DraftHydrometlDataDisseminationPolicy_2013.pdf
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