Ujh Multipurpose Project: Jammu
Recently, the Central Government has reviewed the progress of the Ujh Multipurpose Project in the Kathua region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Ujh is a tributary of the Ravi River.
The project has three components –
- Hhydropower generation,
- Irrigation and
- Drinking Water
It will also increase the water use of the eastern rivers (Ravi, Beas and Sutlej) allocated to India as per the Indus Water Treaty, 1961.
The Indus Water Treaty is a tripartite treaty between India, Pakistan and the World Bank for the use of the waters of the Indus River.
Source – The Hindu