About Water Resources Department
Water Resources Department, formerly known as Irrigation Department is one of the major establishments of Government of Bihar. It protects the right of State in sharing Water of Inter State Rivers/Basins. The field of Operations of Water Resources Department are:
creation of irrigation potential and utilization of created potential through construction, maintenance and regulation of major and medium irrigation schemes,
construction and maintenance of embankments, revetment in selected portions of river banks, land spurs and other necessary flood protection works,
draining of water logged areas
providing optimum benefit of the major and medium irrigation projects to the beneficiaries committees through administrative control over Command Area Development Agencies.
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