Bhakra Control Board

Thus, Bhakra Control Board an agency to supervise and monitor the progress of the Project was constituted. This organisation had representatives of the Central Government, the Government of Punjab, Pepsu and Rajasthan consisted of: -

1.Governor of Punjab …… Chairman

2. Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India …… Vice-Chairman

3. Chairman, Central Water and Power Commission, Government of India …… Member

4. Secretaries of various states’ Governments in charge of Irrigation and Power and also Finance ….. Member

5. All the Chief Engineers – Incharge of construction …… Member

6. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India …… Member

Later on, in 1952 a “Board of Consultants” was also set up under the Chairmanship of Dr.A.N. Khosla.

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