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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.