Odisha Water Resources Minister Niranjan Pujari along with Union Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Secretary U P Singh, on Wednesday (13 February 2019) launched the fifth edition of the International Dam Safety Conference 2019 in Bhubaneswar, reports ANI.
The conference, held over two days, was part of the World Bank-aided Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) aimed at institutional strengthening.
The delegates participating at the event included more than 725 dam owners, policymakers, scientists, dam professionals and academics. 100 foreign experts representing around 30 countries also joined the conference.
As part of the conference, a number of important documents were released including three national guidelines, 16 emergency action plans and five operation and maintenance manuals. Read More
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