NEW DELHI, Feb 6 � After clearing two remaining phases of the Majuli Island Protection Project, the Planning Commission has accorded investment clearance to �Restoration of Dibang and Lohit rivers to their original courses at Dholla-Hatighuli� project.
The project, estimated to cost Rs 54.43 crore, is to be completion in 2011-12 and Plan accounts would be closed by March 31, 2012. Plan panel sources said the project may be executed according to the approved outlays by the Ministry of Water Resources and Brahmaputra Board.
Sources said regular maintenance should be ensured by the Ministry of Water Resources and Brahmaputra Board before and after each monsoon season and even during execution of works.
Priority should be assigned to individual components of work before commencement and be executed accordingly. Location of the proposed works would be decided after actual survey, as per requirement and sanctioned secured, as the site conditions change every year, sources said.