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India and water treaties

Treaties, Agreements, Discussions that India has been part of since 1947, arranged chronologically.

india Updated: Jul 04, 2003 16:17 IST
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Treaties, Agreements, Discussions that India has been part of since 1947, arranged chronologically:

Read under the following heads :
Treaty
Participants
River/ basin
Date
On

Inter-dominion agreement on the canal water dispute
India, Pakistan
Punjab
Indus
May 4, 1948
Water Quantity

Agreement between India and Nepal on the Kosiproject
India, Nepal,
Kosi
April 25, 1954
Hydro-electricity

Indo-Pakistan agreement on East Pakistan border disputes
India, East Pakistan,
Indus
October 23, 1959
Border Issues

GandakIrrigation and Power Project
Nepal, India
Bagmati
December 4, 1959
Hydro-power/Hydro-electricity

Agreement on West Pakistan-India border disputes
India, Pakistan,
Indus
January 11, 1960
Border Issues

Indus waters treaty
India, Pakistan, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development,
Indus
September 19, 1960
Water Quantity

Amended agreement between Nepal and Indiaon Kosi Project
India, Nepal,
Kosi
December 19, 1966
Hydro-electricity

Convention on wetlands of international importance(Ramsar)
Chad, Iran, Mali, Peru, Togo, Chile, China, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, India, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malta, Nepal, Niger, Spain, Zaire, Brazil, Canada, France, Greece, Guinea, Israel, Jordan, Latvia, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Poland, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, Zambia, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Comoros, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Morocco, Namibia, Romania, Senegal, Tunisia, Uruguay, Bulgaria, Honduras, Malaysia, Pakistan, Paraguay, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Suriname, Viet Nam, Argentina, Australia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Venezuela, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Yugoslavia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Switzerland, Burkina Faso, South Africa, Great Britain, Guinea Bissau, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Papua New Guinea, Russian Federation, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of,
February 2, 1971
Water Quantity

Statute of the Indo-Bangladesh Joint Rivers Commission
India, Bangladesh,
Ganges-Brahmaputra
November 24, 1972
Water quantity

Sharing of the Ganges waters at Farakka and on augmenting its flows
India, Bangladesh
Ganges
November 5, 1977
Water quantity

Agreement between Nepal and India on the renovation and extension of Chandra Canal, Pumped Canal, and distribution of the Western Kosi Canal
India, Nepal,
Kosi
April 7, 1978
Water Quantity

MoU on the sharing of Ganga waters at Farakka
India, Bangladesh
Ganges
October 7, 1982
Water quantity

Meeting of the Joint Rivers Commission
India, Bangladesh,
Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna
July 20, 1983
Water quantity

Tista agreement
India, Bangladesh
Tista
July 20, 1983
Water Quantity

Joint Committee of Experts, Dhaka
Bangladesh, India
Ganga
January 16-18, 1986
Water quantity

Discussions of the first meeting of the Joint Committee of Experts
India, Bangladesh,
Karnaphuli
January 18, 1986
Water Quantity

Mahakali RiverTreaty
India, Nepal,
Mahakali
February 12, 1996
Water Quantity

Sharing of the Gangawaters at Farakka
India, Bangladesh
Ganges
December 12, 1996
Water quantity

First Published: May 07, 2003 17:54 IST