Haryana signs 2 MoUs for revival of Sarasvati
The state government had roped in national agencies like ISRO, the National Institute of Hydrology and the Geological Survey of India to speed up work for the revival and rejuvenation of the Sarasvati river.
Two MoUs were signed for investigation into the palaeochannel and the study of hydrological aspects relating to the Sarasvati rejuvenation and heritage development projects.
Did you Know
Saraswati is one of the Rigvedic river mentioned in the Rig Veda and later Vedic and Post Vedic texts.
Adi Badri, considered the origin of the Vedic era river to ensure the water flow area in Haryana was the origin point of the Sarasvati.
Since 19th century, the scholars have conjectured that the Vedic Saraswati River is the Ghaggar- Hakra River system which flows through North western India and Eastern Pakistan.
C.M.- M L Khattar