Narendra Modi’s $87 billion river-linking plan:
September 1, 2017 4:59 PM | Financialexpress | FULL ARTICLE
These projects would help India fight floods, droughts and floods afflicting different parts of the country, while decreasing farmers’ dependency on uncertain monsoon rains
PM Modi's ambitious Rs 5.5 lakh crore river-linking project.
March 30, 2018 23:28 IST | Indiatvnews | FULL ARTICLE
The National Perspective Plan envisions about 150 million acre feet (MAF) or 185 billion cubic metres of water storage along with building inter-links.
These storages and the interlinks will add nearly 170 million acre feet of water for beneficial uses in India, enabling irrigation over an additional area of 35 million hectares, generation of 40,000 MW capacity hydro power, flood control and other benefits, says a Wikipedia page on ILR plan.