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Which of the Following Statements Is/Are True? I. According to the Indus Water Treaty, India Got the Full Rights for the Utilization of Waters of Three Eastern Rivers Ravi, Beas, and Satluj. - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge

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 Which of the following statements is/are true?

I. According to the Indus Water Treaty, India got the full rights for the utilization of waters of three eastern rivers  Ravi, Beas, and Satluj.
II. Shahpur Kandi dam is planned to be built across the river Satluj.
III. Implementation of the Shahpurkandi Dam project would minimize wastage of water to Pakistan.

Options

  • I, II, III 

  • I, II 

  • II, III

  •  I, III

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Solution

I, III

Explanation:
The Indus Water Treaty (IWT) is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan signed on 19th  September 1960. The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) deals with river Indus and its five tributaries, which are classified in two categories i.e.; eastern rivers and western rivers. According to the treaty, all the water of eastern rivers shall be available for unrestricted use in  India. The Union Cabinet has approved the implementation  of Shahpurkandi Dam Project, Punjab on river Ravi.  Implementation of this project would help minimising some of the water of the River Ravi which at present is going waste through the Madhopur Headworks downstream to Pakistan.

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
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