GUWAHATI, July 10 – In the present juncture, it has become imperative for the four riparian nations – China, India, Bhutan and Bangladesh to enter into a water-sharing treaty for sustainable, equitable and judicious exploitation of water resources of the Brahmaputra river in a climate of trust and harmony.

This observation was made by Prof Nayan Sarma, a leading water resources expert of the country and Head of the Department of Water Resources Development and Management, IIT, Roorkee. He was talking to The Assam Tribune.

In this context, Prof Sarma has referred to the Chinese plans to build several mega-dam projects over the Brahmaputra, in its Tibetan part, which is known as the Yarlung Tsangpo/Zangbo. Read More