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DVC and Flood Control

DVC and Flood Control My article on the above subject (November 11, 1978) was in the nature of an answer to the very serious problem posed by Ashok Mitra: whether it was not necessary to do some serious rethinking on the efficacy of the DVC in controlling floods which was the main purpose for which it was proposed, especially so when, after, the commissioning of the DVC, instead of the floods being controlled, they have not only increased in severity without any decrease in frequency, but have been causing enormous damage to the most industrial region of West Bengal, the Durgapur steel plant and its neigh- bourhood.

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