Is Delhi Awaiting Water Scarcity As Nangal Hydel Channel To Be Shut For A Month?
A proposal to shut down the Nangal Hydel Channel for one month for repairs and maintenance has set off alarm bells ringing in the top brass of the Kejriwal government. The Nangal Hydel Channel is responsible for 25% of the land locked capital's water supply from the Beas River.
The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB), which was constituted under the Punjab reorganisation Act 1966 and comes under the Union Jal Shakti Ministry, is going to shut down the Nangal Hydel Channel for one month to undertake repairs, Delhi Jal Board Vice Chairman, Raghav Chadha said.
Chadha said, 'We are being told that the central government is about to shut water supply from the Beas River to Delhi for one month.