CM reviews progress in preparation of Assam s River Atlas
Guwahati Jan 11 (IANS) Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday took stock of progress in the preparation of the first-ever River Atlas in Assam and asked the implementing agency to bring quantity and depth of sand and sand layers on river beds within the study s ambit.
Sonowal had mooted the idea of preparing a comprehensive data base of all major and minor rivers of Assam along with their tributaries in the form of the River Atlas.
He chaired a meeting at the Chief Minister s Office at the Janata Bhawan here in this regard.
He said the project should encompass determining the depth of sand layers along with identifying sand bars above the Highest Flood Level.