Central Water Commission joins hands with NITs for rehabilitation, safety of dams

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The Central Water Commission (CWC) has joined hands with the National Institutes of Technology, in Calicut and Rourkela, for capacity building of the dams and their safety and rehabilitation.

The CWC has signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with the NIT-Calicut and NIT-Rourkela, as part of the Union Water Resources Ministry’s effort to take onboard selected premier academic and research institutions for capacity building in the areas of dam safety through World Bank-assisted dam rehabilitation and improvement project (DRIP).

“The scope (of the work) includes strengthening the testing laboratories, enhancing analytical capabilities, exposure visits to best global institutions and on ground exposure to dam safety concerns to the faculty of these institutions,” the ministry said in a statement.

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