Parliament passes Dam Safety Bill, 2019
- The House also approved the amendments moved by the govt to the bill.
- The Lok Sabha had given its nod to the Bill in 2019.
- The bill provides for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of the specified dam for prevention of dam failure related disasters and for institutional mechanisms to ensure their safe functioning.
- The bill was moved by Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.