NEW DELHI, Dec 29 - The Centre will set up 100 more flood forecasting stations in different parts of the country, including 40 in Arunachal Pradesh.
Out of the total stations to be set up, eight will be located in Sikkim, one in Himachal Pradesh, two in Kerala, 12 in Rajasthan and 14 in Tamil Nadu during the current five-year plan, according to Union Ministry of Water Resources.
The rest will be set up in uncovered areas of States already having flood forecasting stations by Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ministry said in a statement. The CWC has been entrusted with flood forecasting activities in the country.
For the purpose, a network of 878 stations will be set up on major rivers and their tributaries to carry out forecasting activities. � PTI