Ministry of Water Resources (India)

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Ministry of Water Resources
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction IndiaRepublic of India
Headquarters Ministry of Water Resources
Shram Shakti Bhavan
Rafi Marg
New Delhi
Annual budget USD 243134089[1]
Minister responsible Uma Bharati, Ministry of Water Resources

The Ministry of Water Resources, a branch of the Government of India, is the apex body for formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws relating to the development and regulation of the water resources in India. The position of the Union Cabinet Minister for Water Resource was occupied by Ghulam Nabi Azad before the General Elections of 2014, and is at present held by Uma Bharti.[2]


  • Central Ground Water Board
  • Central Water Commission
  • Central Soil and Materials Research Station
  • Central Water and Power Research Station
  • National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee
  • National Projects Construction Corporation Limited
  • National Water Development Agency
  • Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee
  • Upper Yamuna River Board
  • WAPCOS Limited


  1. ^ "Budget turns spotlight on railways, roads". Times of India. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Narendra Modi's government sets three year deadline to rejuvenate river Ganga". Times Economics TImes. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 

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