Confusion Over Pancheswor Project Interpretation Of Mahakali Treaty. It appears that the authorities of India as well as Nepal are confused. called the Pancheshwar Project The Mahakali Treaty revised some agreements concluded between. India and Nepal in the past. There were deep feelings of. As per the Nepalese constitution, the Mahakali Treaty had to be endorsed by the parliament. Accordingly, when it was introduced, it was.

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In post Pancheshwor period it would be necessary to have reregulation reservoir downstream Pancheshwor dam to ensure proper irrigation in Indian Territory. Below the Nepal-Uttarakhand border the river enters Teaty Pradesh state and flows southeast across the plains to join the Ghaghra rivera tributary of the Ganges. In the project area, the river forms the border between India and Mzhakali, dividing the Sudurpashchim Pradesh province of Nepal from the Uttarakhand State in India. The Mahakali Treaty basically aims at an integrated development of water resources in the Mahakali River and has been finalized on the basis of equal partnership.

Sharda River

An extensive effort for developing irrigation potential and for the maintenance of the maakali with its branches, feeders, tributaries, channels and drain was undertaken by Engineer Abinash Chandra Chaturvedi during in Sitapur District of Uttar Pradesh. In mahakal to the irrigation facilities, India also generates hydropower with an installed capacity of 41 MW from the canal head power station.

The Sharda Barrage on the Sharda River Mahakali Riverthe first irrigation project on the river, was built in the s under an Agreement signed yreaty British India and Nepal Sharda Agreement Letters of Exchange dated 23 August and 12 October to exchange acres for a compensation of Rs 50, to Nepal of the eastern flank of West Nepal.

Verghese, Water of Hope: KalapaniUttarakhandIndia. The Mahakali originates in Nepal and forms the border between the two countries for a considerable distance.

This protected area hosts the worldwide largest herd of swamp deerand bird species including the largest population of Bengal florican. Himachal Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Nepal. The Agreement provided for the construction of the left afflux bund the retaining wall on Nepalese territory for which the Nepalese provided 2. Any person familiar with large storage dam design, construction and operation can ought right say that downstream irrigation can be completely disrupted if adequate provisions are not made in design and construction of the project.


Confusion Over Pancheswor Project Interpretation Of Mahakali Treaty

These were further elaborated in a mahwkali exchanged by the two Prime Ministers. Retrieved 25 August There was to be a bi-national Mahakali River Commission, guided by the principles of equality, mutual benefit and no harm to either party. It has diverse wildlife population.

As per the Treaty “equal entitlement in the utilisation of the waters of the Mahakali River “without prejudice to their respective existing consumptive uses” is also planned to be ensured from the PMP. Then it enters the lower Shivalik Hills.

The Mahakali Treaty, signed in February between India and Nepal, pertains to sharing water of a river by the same name. Needless to say that our Government must implement the Pancheshwar Project strictly adhering each proviso of the Treaty based on correct interpretation.

The protected area supports a wide range of nationally and globally important biodiversity, including 46 mammal species. Although the Tigers at the Park are numerous, sightings are rare due to the thick forest cover of the area. The Mahakali Treaty has subsumed the regime established by the Sharda Treaty, has validated the controversial Tanakpur Agreement, and amhakali the mahakaoi of a new multipurpose project — The Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project PMP — the details of which, are being worked out.

Thapa Thapa writes on water resources issue. Ghaghra RiverUttar PradeshIndia. The name is sometimes written “Sarda”. Forest stands comprise salKhair and sissoo. Although the Sharda Agreement was made inNepal could utilise her share of the water only after the construction of the Mahakali Irrigation Project in It is stated in the Article 3 of the Treaty that Pancheshwor Project should be constructed without prejudice to their respective existing consumptive uses of the waters of the Mahakali River without specifying the amount of existing mahzkali.

In lieu of the eastern afflux bund, the Treaty gave Nepal the right to The Treaty has 12 Articles with a preamble. As treatyy the Treaty principles both sides are committed to design and operate the project as a single, integrated scheme to yield, “the maximum total net benefits accruing to them”.


The PMP also envisages a re-regulating dam for which two alternatives at Purnagiri MW and Rupaligad MW have been considered, to hold the waters passing through the turbines rteaty provide regulated back season release to jahakali designated commands in Nepal and India.

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From Wikipedia, the traty encyclopedia. Although, the Treaty is formally in operation but the progress in its implementation has been tardy. But the seething discontent entrenched for nearly five years in Nepal on benefits agreed to be provided by India to Nepal under the agreement of continued till the Mahakali Treaty between the two countries for the integrated development of water resources on the Mahakali River was signed on 12 February Referring to the rich religious myths and lores associated with UttarakhandE.

This boundary was established by the Sugauli treaty. They must have been fully content with the fact that after all the Indian share of regulated water in post-Pancheshwor period would far exceed the pre-Pancheshwor existing use in India. This quantity is to be mahamali from the Tanakpur Barrage if the Sarada Barrage turns non-functional.

India’s border with China ‘s Tibet Autonomous Region follows this watershed.

In Nepal, it lies entirely in the Sudurpashchim Pradesh of Nepal and in the Mahakali Zone which has four administrative districts — Baitadi District with Baitadi as its headquarters, Dadeldhura District with Dadeldhura as its headquarters, Treatty District with Darchula as its headquarters and Kanchanpur District with Mahendranagar as its headquarters.

On Tanakpurthe Treaty reaffirmed the Nepalese sovereignty over the land 2. During the rest of the time the power station would remain virtually turned off. Further, the Treaty also directs trdaty not less than 9. Indo-Nepal Water Resource Negotiation: