Ken Betwa river interlinking project

The Ken-Betwa river interlinking project is at the final stage of agreement between the state governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Negotiations regarding this project have been underway between the two states for 15 years now. This project is said to benefit the dry Bundelkhand area in the two states and will provide drinking water to as many as 62 lakh people. It is the first among the 31 river interlinking projects in the country to reach the advanced level of planning.