National Hydrology Project
The project objectives is to improve the extent, quality and accessibility of water resources information, and to strengthen the capacity of water resources management institutions in India.
Capacity Building and MIS
This is first news-letter since inception of TAMC.
Training in this period
NHP's endeavor towards success
To improve the extent, quality, and accessibility of water resources information, decision support system for floods and basin level resource assessment/planning and to strengthen the capacity of targeted water resources professionals and management institutions in India.
National Hydrology Project
National Hydrology Project has been approved by the cabinet on 06.04.2016 a central sector scheme with a total outlay of Rs.3679.7674 crore [Rs.3,640 crore for National Hydrology Project (NHP) and Rs.39.7674 crore for establishment of National Water informatics Centre (NWIC) as a repository of nation-wide water resources data]. NWIC is envisaged as an independent organization with adequate administrative and financial powers under the overall control of Secretary, MoWR, RD&GR.
- Central Sector Scheme, with 100% grant to the States
- Budget Outlay: about Rs 3,640 Crore, with World Bank Assistance to the tune of US$175 Million
- Timeline: 8 years from 2016-17 to 2023-24
- Scale: Pan India
- Lead Agency: MoWR, RD&GR
- Implementing Agencies: 49 (including 10 from Central Government and 39 from States)
Major achievements Till Date
Hosting at NIC and Security Audit ► Application/Website migrated to Government Servers ► Existing web-application modified as per STQC guidelines ► Security Audit completed and certificate obtained ► Handover-takeover, knowledge transfer from incumbent team Handholding Technical and Operational Support to all Implementing agencies (Continual basis) User Requirement Gathering ► Functional requirements gathering for Procurement, Finance, M&E, Grievance, Training and NPMU MIS development achievement ► Design GUI framework, menu driven and mobile responsive ► Developed new Finance module – AWP and Expenditure Capturing, Review and Approvals ► Updated old database in compliance with new Finance module ► Development of priority reports with download facility ► Developed Hydromet Stations Visual Module Immediate upcoming MIS Activities ► Developed new Procurement module – Feature to create Procurement Package, Review and Approvals ► Hydromet stations add/update and download facility ► Develop Procurement Schedule ► Modification on Mission Ranking Facility
Release of grants
Since the inception of the National Hydrology Project, an expenditure of Rs.63.91 Crores has been incurred as of 31st March, 2018 against the Released Funds of Rs.229.66 Crores, i.e. expenditure approximately 28% of the funds released.
In terms of financial years, an expenditure of Rs. 56.72 Crores (approximately 32%) had been made against the released funds of Rs. 177.89 Crores during the FY 2017-18, whereas Rs. 7.19 crores (approximately 14%) had been spent against the released funds of Rs. 51.77 Crores during the FY 2016-17.
- Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), including Financial Management guidelines for the Implementation of NHP has been signed with all the 49 Implementing Agencies (IAs)
- In-house Management Information System (MIS) for Physical monitoring developed and being used for regular update by NPMU as well as SPMUs
- Project Implementation Plans and Annual Work Plans for 2016-17 & 2017-18 has already been approved for all the IAs and the submission and review of the AWP 2018-19 is in progress
- For optimisation of observation stations, the Surface and Ground Water Network for all the IAs has been finalised and the Bid documents for the installation of RTDAS is under finalization
- A Technical Assistance and Management Consultancy for the project is in place since Nov, 2017
- The Expression of Interest (EoI) of the consultancy for Integrated Water Resources Management Studies has been opened. The evaluation is under process and is at an advanced stage
- ‘In-house’ development of Flood forecasting system (1-D models) for the flood prone area has been completed
- National Water Informatics Centre (NWIC) has been notified and the staffing is under progress
- Preparation of 10m DEM by Survey of India (SoI) has been completed and is ready to be used by the IAs
- Till date (Mar, 2018) a total 109 trainings (both National & International) have been organised with a participation of 1622 participants
- Regular workshop/ WB Mission are being organised for review, support & hand holding
- Strategic Basin Planning for Ganga river Basin in India has been completed by M/s. Deltares supported by World Bank under NHP
Till date (Mar, 2018) a total 109 trainings (both National & International) have been organised with a participation of 1622 participants.
This short course was organised for 25 hydrogeologists from the Ministry of Water Resources of India from March 14 to April 6, 2018... View More