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India Considers 76 Projects to Link Rivers, Minister Says

India is considering 76 river-linking projects to address water scarcity in some parts of the world’s second-most populous nation, according to the government.

India’s National Water Development Authority has completed reports to connect the Ken and Betwa rivers in north India and the Damanganga and Pinjal in the west, Santosh Kumar Gangwar, junior water minister, said in parliament today.