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(Serving the nation since 1945)

Welcome To Upper Ganga Basin Orgnization, Lucknow

Upper Ganga Basin Organisation (UGBO) is one of the thirteen regional organisations of the Central Water Commission. It is a field unit of the River Management (RM) Wing. The organization is headed by a Chief Engineer who is assisted by Superintending Engineer (Co- ordination). The Organisation consists of two Hydrological Observation Circle headed by Superintending Engineer at Dehradun and Varanasi and two Monitoring & Appraisal Directorate headed by Director at Lucknow and Agra. The jurisdiction of Upper Ganga Basin Organisation (UGBO) covers the States of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. As regards the Hydrological Observations and Flood Forecasting on the river basins, UGBO deals with the upper reaches of Ganga Basin (excluding Yamuna Basin) upto Ballia, including the main Ganga River and its tributaries Ramganga, Sharda, Gomti, Rapti, Ghaghra, Tons, Sone etc. The jurisdiction of UGBO for Monitoring & Appraisal of Projects is for the State of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. UGBO is entrusted with the work related to Hydrological observation, collection and Compilation of data, Maintaining & operating the Flood Forecasting Network, Water Quality Monitoring, Monitoring of Major & Medium Projects under General, AIBP, National Projects and CADWM, Appraisal of Medium Irrigation Projects in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand , Appraisal and Monitoring of Schemes under RRR of Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand.