Current Affairs


  • Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has released a Report on Palaeo Channel of North West India: Review & Assessment by Expert Committee.
  • The committee was headed by Prof. K.S. Valdiya, eminent Geologist.
  • This report is based on the study of the land texture of states of North-West India including- Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab. It has also taken account of the geological changes that had occurred in the past.
  • The report is an assertion of the assumption that River Saraswati originated from Adibadri in Himalaya to culminate in the Arabian Sea through the Runn of Kutch.
  • This river was once upon a time the lifeline of the north-western states of India and a vibrant series of civilizations from Mahabharat period to Harappa had flourished on the banks of this river.