Draft Hydro-Meteorological Data Dissemination Policy 2013

The National Water Policy (2012), recently adopted by National Water Resources Council, headed by Prime Minister, inter-alia stipulate that all hydrological data, other than those classified on national security consideration, should be in public domain in open and transparent manner on a GIS platform. In pursuance, Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR), Government of India proposes to formulate a Hydro-meteorological Data Dissemination Policy for dissemination of water related data generated by Central Water Commission (CWC) and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB).