With the objective to effectively tackle the critical and chronic flood problems of the Ganga basin and to minimize the associated damages, it was considered necessary to have an integrated plan of flood management, erosion control, etc. and facilitate quick drainage and its implementation in a comprehensive and coordinated manner. To achieve this objective, Ganga Flood Control Board (GFCB) was constituted by the Government of India vide Resolution No.FC-47(2)/72 dated 18.4.1972, headed by the Hon’ble Union Minister of Water Resources.

Back to previous page |
Page Last updated date : 02-02-2022 15:18 pm