NEW DELHI, March 19 � Centre has denied reports about abnormal fall in flow of water in Siang River near the point of entry in India, claiming that flow was at least 150 per cent higher than previous years.
The Central Water Commission (CWC) maintains river level and discharge data at Tuting in Upper Siang district near to border to Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), China. Based on the available river data, it is stated that there is no fall in Siang River flows, said Minister of State for Water Resources, Vincent H Pala in a Rajya Sabha reply.
The analysis of Siang river flows at Tuting for January and February months of preceding five years (2007-2011) shows that the average monthly flows in January-February, are at least 50 to 150 percent higher than corresponding average monthly flows during the previous years, claimed Pala.
Government of India keeps a constant watch on all developments in China having bearing on India�s interest and takes necessary measures to protect them.