Proposed Ken-Betwa linking has become case of development vs. ecology2 min read . Updated: 16 Mar 2016, 07:06 PM IST
Interlinking will help irrigate 600,000 hectares of land and provide drinking water to 1.34 million in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, but the ecological impact of the project may be disastrous
New Delhi: The proposed interlinking of Ken river in Madhya Pradesh to Betwa river in Uttar Pradesh to irrigate the vast arid and hilly region of Bundelkhand has become a textbook case of development versus ecology, with the environment ministry raising many objections.
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