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  • Cabinet clears proposal for introduction of Dam Safety Bill 2019

    Published on July 17, 2019

    The Cabinet has cleared a proposal for introduction of the Dam Safety Bill 2019 in Parliament.

    The decision will go a long way in meeting the requirements of having uniform dam safety procedures for specified dams in the country.

    It will impact more than 5,600 dams which will now be under the ambit of Uniform Dam Safety Regulations.

    The bill addresses all issues concerning dam safety including regular inspection of dams, Emergency Action Plan, comprehensive dam safety review, adequate repair and maintennace funds for dam safety, instrumentation and Safety Manuals.