ITEM -V  Rules, Regulation , Instruction Manuals, Records held by Central Water Commission or under its Control or used by its Employees for Discharging its Functions


Details of rules, regulation, instruction manuals, records held by it or under its Control or used by its Employees for discharging its functions are given in the following paragraphs:

5.1 Administrative

  • 1. Fundamental Rules
  • 2. Supplementary Rules
  • 3. Leave Rules
  • 4. Travelling Allowance Rules
  • 5. LTC Rules
  • 6. Medical Attendance Rules
  • 7. Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules
  • 8. Central Civil Services (CCA) Rules
  • 9. Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules
  • 10. Central Civil Services (Commutation of Pension) Rules
  • 11. Central Civil Services (Temporary Service) Rules
  • 12. General Provident Fund Rules
  • 13. Staff Car Rules
  • 14. Brochure on Reservation for SC & ST in Services
  • 15. Manual of Office Procedure
  • 16. CPWD Manual Vol. I and II
  • 17. CPWD Accounts code
  • 18. Delegation of Financial Powers Rules
  • 19. General Financial Rules
  • 20. Powers available to CWC Officers
  • 21. CW&PC Manual

5.2 Technical

Following technical documents are held/referred by its employees for discharging their functions:

5.2.1 General 

  • 1. Broad Guidelines for Preparation of Project Estimates for Major Irrigation and Multipurpose Projects (CWC)
  • 2. Topographical Sheets of Survey of India available in CWC’s Map record section (SOI)
  • 3. Guidelines for preparation of Detailed Project Report of Irrigation and Multipurpose Projects by Working Group of the then Ministry of Irrigation (CWC)
  • 4. BIS Codes on related topics (BIS)

Some of the important manuals, guidelines and past references along with BIS codes and various Journals/Publications, which are frequently referred by individuals from time to time, are as follows:

5.2.2 WP&P Wing

  • 1. Guidelines for Less Water Consuming Cropping Pattern for Irrigation Systems in Drought Prone Areas (CWC)
  • 2. Guidelines for Preparation of River Basin Master Plan (CWC)
  • 3. Guidelines for the Provision of Drinking Water Supply System in Multipurpose and Irrigation Projects (CWC)
  • 4. Guidelines for Submission, Appraisal and Clearance of Irrigation and Multipurpose Projects (CWC)
  • 5. Guidelines for Preparation of Revised Estimates of the Project and Appraisal Procedure (CWC)
  • 6. Guidelines for Monitoring of Irrigation Projects (CWC)
  • 7. Guidelines for Planning Conjunctive Use of Surface and Ground Waters in Irrigation Projects (CWC and INCID)
  • 8. Guidelines for Standard Equipment Specifications (CWC)
  • 9. Guide lines/Norms for Detailed Calculations for the requirement of each category and size of the earth moving and production equipment-Working Group Report (CWC)
  • 10. Report of the Committee to Review Existing Criteria for Working out Benefit Cost Ratio for Irrigation Projects (CWC/Planning Commission)
  • 11. Evolution of Project Preparation & Appraisal in the Irrigation Sector (CWC)
  • 12. Guidelines for Preparation of Status Report of Monitored Projects (CWC)
  • 13. Guidelines for Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (MOWR )
  • 14. Guidelines for Environment Impact Assessment of River Valley Projects (Ministry of Environment and Forests )
  • 15. A Guide for estimating Irrigation Water Requirements ( Ministry of Agriculture )
  • 16. Manual on Irrigation Water Management ( Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation)
  • 17. Water Management Manual (Ministry of Water Resources )
  • 18. Indian Standard Guidelines for Allocation of Cost Among Different Purposes of River Valley Projects (BIS)

5.2.3 D&R Wing

  • 1. Manual on Design Fabrication, Erection and Maintenance of Steel Penstocks (CWC)
  • 2. Manual on Hydraulic Design of Gates (CWC)
  • 3. Manual on Design of Radial Gate (CWC)
  • 4. Manual on Design of High Head Gates and Rope Drum Hoist (CWC)
  • 5. Manual on Design of Weirs and Barrages on Permeable Foundations (CWC)
  • 6. Manual on Canal falls (CWC) 7. Manual on Irrigation and Power Channels (CWC)
  • 8. Manual on Lining of Canal in Expansive Soils (CWC)
  • 9. Design Flood Manual (CWC)
  • 10. Manual on Hydraulic Design of Overflow Spillway Crest (CWC)
  • 11. Guidelines for Planning of Parallel Canals (CWC)
  • 12. Guidelines for Safety Inspection of Dams (CWC)
  • 13. Compendium on Silting of Reservoir (CWC)
  • 14. Sub-Zonal Flood Estimation Reports (CWC)
  • 15. Model Study Report used for Design and Drawings for River Valley Projects (CWC)
  • 16. Technical Specifications (CWC)
  • 17. Design / Technical Memorandum (CWC)
  • 18. National Register of Large Dams (CWC)
  • 19. Report on Dam Safety Procedures (CWC)
  • 20. Estimation of PMF using PMP Atlas (Southern peninsular rivers except Krishna Basin) (CWC)
  • 21. PMP Atlas for Ganga Basin (CWC)
  • 22. Manual for estimation of probable maximum precipitation (PMP) (WMO No. 332)
  • 23. Atlas for 1 day point PMP (IMD)
  • 24. Atlas for 1 day point PMP (IITM)
  • 25. Concrete Manual (USBR)
  • 26. Earth Dam Manual (USBR)
  • 27. Design of Small Dams (USBR)
  • 28. Design of Gravity Dam (USBR)
  • 29. Design Standards-Embankment dam (USBR no.13)
  • 30. Concrete Dam (CBIP no.266)
  • 31. Manual on Tunnel (CBIP)
  • 32. Life of Reservoirs (CBIP)

5.2.4 RM Wing

  • 1 Guidelines for Preparation, Submission, Appraisal and Clearance of Flood Management Schemes (CWC)
  • 2 Manual on Flood Forecasting (CWC)
  • 3 Manual on Hydrological Observation (CWC)
  • 4 Embankment Manual (CWC)
  • 5 Enhancement of powers of the State Governments for the sanction of flood control, drainage, anti-water logging and anti-sea erosion scheme – (Planning Commission, I&CAD Division)

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