Bansagar Control Board
Bansagar Control Board is a subordinate office of the Union Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India. The Board was set up vide Resolution dated the 30th January, 1976. This Resolution was in accordance with the Bansagar Agreement reached between the Governments of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on the 16th September 1973 for sharing the waters of River Sone and the cost of the Bansagar Dam. The main features of the resolution are as below: -
In consultation with the Governments of Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, it has been decided to set up the Bansagar Control Board with a view to ensuring the efficient, economical and early execution of Bansagar dam including all connected works in Madhya Pradesh, but excluding the canal systems which will be executed by respective States namely, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The Control Board will be in overall charge of the project including its technical and financial aspects. The actual work of construction will be carried out under the direction of the Control Board by the Chief Engineer concerned of the Madhya Pradesh Government. The three State Governments agree to delegate powers to the Chief Engineer, Madhya Pradesh, to contract for works, supplies and services under the direction of the Control Board. The contract in respect of all works will be executed in the name of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh.
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Subject to the general superintendence and control of Board, the management of the affairs of the Board are vested in the Executive Committee. Click here to read the Composition of the Executive Committee.
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