Odisha Irrigation (Amendment) Rules, 2016

The draft of certain rules further to amend the Odisha Irrigation Rules, 1961 was published as required by sub-section (1) of Section 53 of the Odisha Irrigation Act, 1959 (Odisha Act, 14 of 1959) in the Extraordinary issue of the Odisha Gazette No.1473, dated the 5th October, 2015 under the notification of the Government of Odisha in the Revenue & Disaster Management Department No. 28356-III-W-04/2015, dated the 5th October, 2015 as S.R.O. No.485/2015 inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby, till the expiry of a period of thirty days from the date of publication of the said notification in the Odisha Gazette. The objections and suggestions received within the stipulated period from the persons interested have been considered by the State Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 53 of the said Act, the State Government do hereby make the following rules further to amend the Odisha Irrigation Rules, 1961. These rules may be called the Odisha Irrigation (Amendment) Rules, 2016.