Indus Waters Treaty

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The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan, brokered by the World Bank to use the water available in the Indus System of Rivers located in India.wikipedia
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Sutlej

Sutlej RiverSatlujSatluj River
According to this agreement, control over the water flowing in three "eastern" rivers of India — the Beas, the Ravi and the Sutlej with the mean annual flow of 33 million acre-feet (MAF) — was given to India, while control over the water flowing in three "western" rivers of India — the Indus, the Chenab and the Jhelum with the mean annual flow of 80 MAF — was given to Pakistan.
The waters of the Sutlej are allocated to India under the Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan, and are mostly diverted to irrigation canals in India.

Ravi River

RaviRiver RaviParusni
According to this agreement, control over the water flowing in three "eastern" rivers of India — the Beas, the Ravi and the Sutlej with the mean annual flow of 33 million acre-feet (MAF) — was given to India, while control over the water flowing in three "western" rivers of India — the Indus, the Chenab and the Jhelum with the mean annual flow of 80 MAF — was given to Pakistan.
The waters of the Ravi are allocated to India under the Indus Water Treaty.

Salal Hydroelectric Power Station

Salal DamSalalSalal Hydroelectric Project
Salal dam was constructed after entering mutual agreement by both countries.
It was the first hydropower project built by India in Kashmir under the Indus Water Treaty regime, after having reached a bilateral agreement with Pakistan in 1978.

Chenab River

ChenabRiver ChenabChandrabhaga
According to this agreement, control over the water flowing in three "eastern" rivers of India — the Beas, the Ravi and the Sutlej with the mean annual flow of 33 million acre-feet (MAF) — was given to India, while control over the water flowing in three "western" rivers of India — the Indus, the Chenab and the Jhelum with the mean annual flow of 80 MAF — was given to Pakistan.
The waters of the Chenab were allocated to Pakistan under the terms of the Indus Waters Treaty.

Jhelum River

JhelumHydaspesRiver Jhelum
According to this agreement, control over the water flowing in three "eastern" rivers of India — the Beas, the Ravi and the Sutlej with the mean annual flow of 33 million acre-feet (MAF) — was given to India, while control over the water flowing in three "western" rivers of India — the Indus, the Chenab and the Jhelum with the mean annual flow of 80 MAF — was given to Pakistan.
The waters of the Jhelum are allocated to Pakistan under the terms of the Indus Waters Treaty.

Jawaharlal Nehru

NehruPandit Jawaharlal NehruJawahar Lal Nehru
The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) was signed in Karachi on September 19, 1960 by the first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and then President of Pakistan Ayub Khan.
Nehru accepted the arbitration of the UK and World Bank, signing the Indus Waters Treaty in 1960 with Pakistani ruler Ayub Khan to resolve long-standing disputes about sharing the resources of the major rivers of the Punjab region.

Permanent Indus Commission

For this purpose, treaty creates the Permanent Indus Commission, with a commissioner appointed by each country.
The Permanent Indus Commission is a bilateral commission consisting of officials from India and Pakistan, created to implement and manage the goals and objectives and outlines of the Indus Waters Treaty.

Ayub Khan (general)

Ayub KhanMuhammad Ayub KhanMohammad Ayub Khan
The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) was signed in Karachi on September 19, 1960 by the first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and then President of Pakistan Ayub Khan.
India remained uninterested with such proposal and Prime Minister Nehru decided to push his country's role in the Non-Aligned Movement In 1960, President Ayub signed the water treaty with Prime Minister Nehru that was facilitated by the World Bank as its witness.

Indus River

IndusIndus ValleySindhu
According to this agreement, control over the water flowing in three "eastern" rivers of India — the Beas, the Ravi and the Sutlej with the mean annual flow of 33 million acre-feet (MAF) — was given to India, while control over the water flowing in three "western" rivers of India — the Indus, the Chenab and the Jhelum with the mean annual flow of 80 MAF — was given to Pakistan.
After Pakistan came into existence, a water control treaty signed between India and Pakistan in 1960 guaranteed that Pakistan would receive water from the Indus River and its two tributaries the Jhelum River & the Chenab River independently of upstream control by India.

Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant

Kishanganga Hydroelectric ProjectKishanganga/Neelum River Hydro-Electric ProjectKishenganga
Technical expert's ruling was followed for clearing the Baglihar power plant and PCA verdict was followed for clearing the Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant.
The waters of the Jhelum river and its tributaries are allocated to Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960 (part of the three 'western rivers' – Indus, Jhelum and Chenab).

Beas River

BeasRiver BeasHyphasis
According to this agreement, control over the water flowing in three "eastern" rivers of India — the Beas, the Ravi and the Sutlej with the mean annual flow of 33 million acre-feet (MAF) — was given to India, while control over the water flowing in three "western" rivers of India — the Indus, the Chenab and the Jhelum with the mean annual flow of 80 MAF — was given to Pakistan.
The water of the Beas river is allocated to India under the terms of the Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan.

2016 Uri attack

Uri attack2016 Uri terror attackattack on the Indian army
In the aftermath of the 2016 Uri attack, India threatened to revoke the Indus Waters Treaty.
In further responding to the attack, on 26 September, the Indian government stated it would exercise its rights under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty to the full and would expand its utilisation of its rivers flowing through Jammu and Kashmir.

Sutlej Yamuna link canal

Sutlej-Yamuna LinkSYLSYL link canal
The Indus Water Treaty reached in 1960 allowed India unrestricted use of water from Sutlej, Ravi and Beas.

India–Pakistan relations

India and PakistanIndia-Pakistan relationsIndo-Pakistani relations
The Indus Waters Treaty governs the rivers that flow from India into Pakistan.

Shahpurkandi dam project

(a) Shahpurkandi dam project on Ravi River (b) second Ravi-Beas link in Punjab and (c) the Ujh Dam project on Ujh River in Jammu and Kashmir.
The construction of the dam is as per the framework of the Indus Water Treaty between sharing of rivers between India and Pakistan.

Baglihar Dam

Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project
After construction began in 1999, Pakistan claimed that design parameters of Baglihar project violated the Indus Water Treaty of 1960.

Kalabagh Dam

Kala BaghKālā Bāgh
Whereas Pakistan is planning to build multi purpose water reservoirs with massive storage for impounding multi year inflows such as 4,500 MW Diamer-Bhasha Dam, 3,600 MW Kalabagh Dam, 600 MW Akhori Dam, Dasu Dam, Bunji Dam, Thakot dam, Patan dam, etc. projects with huge population resettlement.

Diamer-Bhasha Dam

Petroglyphs in the Diamer-Bhasha Dam Area
Whereas Pakistan is planning to build multi purpose water reservoirs with massive storage for impounding multi year inflows such as 4,500 MW Diamer-Bhasha Dam, 3,600 MW Kalabagh Dam, 600 MW Akhori Dam, Dasu Dam, Bunji Dam, Thakot dam, Patan dam, etc. projects with huge population resettlement.

Wular Lake

WularTulbul ProjectWullar
Tulbul Project is pending for clearance for decades even after protracted discussions between India and Pakistan.
There has been an ongoing dispute between India and Pakistan over the Tulbul Project since 1987, when Pakistan objected that it violated the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT).

Left Bank Outfall Drain

Left Bank Outfall Drain (LBOD)
Without the consent of India, from 1987 to 1997 Pakistan has constructed the Left Bank Outfall Drain (LBOD) project passing through the Great Rann of Kutch area with the assistance from the world bank.
The LBOD water enters Indian territory due to many breaches in its left bank caused by floods Since Gujarat state of India being the lower most riparian part of Indus basin, Pakistan is bound by the provisions of Indus Water Treaty to provide all the details of engineering works taken up by Pakistan to India to ensure no material damage is caused to India as per the provisions Article IV of the treaty and shall not proceed with the project works till the disagreements are settled by arbitration process.

Treaty

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The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan, brokered by the World Bank to use the water available in the Indus System of Rivers located in India.

India

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The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan, brokered by the World Bank to use the water available in the Indus System of Rivers located in India.

Pakistan

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The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan, brokered by the World Bank to use the water available in the Indus System of Rivers located in India.

World Bank

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The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan, brokered by the World Bank to use the water available in the Indus System of Rivers located in India.