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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)

Right to Information at Central Water Commission

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Information on CWC in compliance of RTI Act' 2005

  1. 1.The particulars of Central Water Commission , its functions and duties;
  2. 2.The Powers and duties of officers and employees of Central Water Commission;
  3. 3.The procedures followed in the decision making process;
  4. 4.The norms set by Central Water Commission for the discharge of its functions;
  5. 5.The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records held by Central Water Commission for discharging its functions;
  6. 6. A statement of the categories of documents that are held by Central Water Commission or under its control;
  7. 7.The particulars of arrangement / members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof; [ Not Applicable]
  8. 8.A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part;
  9. 9.A directory of its officers and employees;
  10. 10.The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations;
  11. 11.The budget allocated to each of its agency. indicating particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made;
  12. 12.The manner of execution of subsidy programs , including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes [ Not Applicable]
  13. 13.Particulars of concessions, permits or authorisations granted by it [ Not Applicable]
  14. 14.Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form;
  15. 15.The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information;
  16. 16.The names, designations, and other particulars of the Public Information Officers;     
  17. 17.Such other information as may be prescribed. ( Frquently Asked Materials )
  18. 18.Internal guide-lines for forwarding applications of officers  of CWC for deputation to other Departments/Organizations
  19. 19.Property return
  20. 20.Suo moto disclosure on official tour of officers of the rank joint secretary and above.
  21. 21.List of RTI Files Opened and Closed During 2011-12

What's New in CWC

A Brainstorming Session with Former Chairmen / Members of CWC was held on 11.5.2019 at New Delhi to discuss various aspects related to role and activities of CWC and to seek their advice for improvement of the same.

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Draft Concept Note on "Premissible Velocity in Concrete Lined Water Condutor System (Head Race Tunnel) Conveying Water for Power Generation.(Uploaded in Circular section for comments within three weeks)


The total water available in live storage of 91 reservoirs in the country being monitored by CWC was 44.459 BCM as on 18.04.2019.This is 27% of the total live storage capacity of these reservoirs and 103% of storage of average of last ten years. The overall storage position is more than the ..Read More


Chairman, Central Water Commission handed over Emergency Action Plan document of Hirakud Dam to Principal Secretary, Odisha Water Resources Department on January 10 , 2019 at Rajiv Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. The EAP has been prepared under DRIP to act as model document for other Dam owners.


Govt of Gujarat has signed MoU on 7th January 2019 with Central Water Commission and CWPRS at Gandhinagar for Implementation of Coastal Management Information System (CMIS) in the State.