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Infrastructure Development


Infrastructure Development (ID) Scheme of the Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR has been approved by the Government by merging following four continuing schemes:

  1. Land & Building and Information Technology Plan of Central Ground Water Board.
  2. Land & Building Plan of Central Water Commission. (This includes Land & Building works of MoWR, RD & GRalso).
  3. Information Technology Development Plan of Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR; and
  4. e-Governance Plan of the Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR.

During the previous plan period (2012-17), a total of Rs. 246.26 Crore (Rs. 216.26 Crore for Land & Building and Rs. 30 Crore for IT component) has been approved.

CWC - Land & Building:- During the previous plan period, 10 projects of CWC were approved at the total outlay of Rs. 115.0 Crore. Out of these, three projects were completed and rest are continuing.

CWC - Land & Building:- 10 projects of CGWB were also approved during the previous plan period with the total outlay of Rs. 101.26 Crore, out of which two are completed.

CGWB - Information Technology:- Under IT plan of CGWB, it has been envisaged to establish an enterprise-wise, unified, single window web based system wherein a centralized repository of data, documents, work flow and knowledge would be created using Internet and Warehousing Technologies/Tools and applications. Unified/Consolidated and centralized repository along with associated applications would realize the concept of the “paper-less” office.


The National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of Government of India seeks to lay the foundation and provide the impetus for long-term growth of e-Governance within the country. This is also being envisaged under the ambit of Digital India programme initiated by Government of India. The Plan seeks to create the right governance and institutional mechanism, set up the core infrastructure and policies. The outcome of e-Governance plan under ID Scheme will be

  • Creating right governance and institutional mechanism for better policy outcomes and higher quality services.
  • Computerization of government Departments to promote citizens - centric, service oriented and paperless office (e-Office) etc.
  • Increase responsiveness, promptness and transparency by using Information & Communications Technology (ICT).
  • Long-term growth of e-Governance to improve the delivery of public services and process of accessing them.

In order to realize the above outcomes during the previous Plan period, following major e-Governance initiatives have been taken:-

  • eOffice has been implemented in the Ministry. File work is being done online as far as possible.
  • Online Stationery Request System has been operationalized.
  • Vigilance Online Integrated Complaint System has been operationalized in order to keep track of status regarding Vigilance matters.
  • The MIS for monitoring the progress of 99 projects under PMKSY schemes have been prepared and made public.
  • PMO/VIP References Monitoring System has been implemented.
  • e-Procurement has been implemented in the Ministry.