First-ever River Atlas in Assam to be released soon

First-ever River Atlas in Assam to be released soon

GUWAHATI, January 12, 2018: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal took stock of progress in the preparation of the first-ever River Atlas in Assam and asked the implementing agency to bring quantity and depth of sand and sand layers on river beds within the study’s ambit.

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He said that the project should encompass determining the depth of sand layers along with identifying sand bars above the Highest Flood Level.

Sonowal had mooted the idea of preparing a comprehensive data base of all major and minor rivers of Assam along with their tributaries in the form of the River Atlas.

(Agencies)

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