Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee (SSCAC)

The Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee (SSCAC) was constituted during 1980 by the Government of India in accordance with the decisions of the Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal (NWDT) with a view to ensuring efficient, economical and early execution of Unit-I (Dam and Appurtenant works) and Unit-III (Hydro Power works) of the Sardar Sarovar Project.

The Constitution of the SSCAC is as under:

  • Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India - Chairman, SSCAC
  • Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Department of Power, Govt. of India
  • Chairman, Central Water Commission, Govt. of lndia
  • Chairman, Central Electricity Authority, Govt. of India
  • Executive Member, Narmada Control Authority
  • Financial Adviser, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India
  • Secretaries in charge of Finance department of Governments of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.
  • Secretaries in charge of Irrigation department of Governments of Gujarat and Rajasthan.
  • Secretaries in charge of Power department of Governments of adhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
  • Secretaries in charge of Revenue department or any other department concerned with land acquisition of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
  • General Managers or Chief Engineers of Gujarat in charge of the Project and chief Engineers of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan concerned with the project.
  • Chairman, State Electricity Board of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
  • Secretary, Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee.  


  • Examine the project estimates and make recommendations for administrative approval of the concerned Government.
  • Examine the technical features and designs as may be referred to it by any of the party States and consult experts where required.
  • Finalize the programme of construction of project components in a coordinated manner keeping in view the optimum results.
  • Examine the requirement of funds for construction works according to approved programme.
  • Recommend delegation of powers both technical and financial to project officers for efficient execution of project.
  • Finalize specification for various classes of works.
  • Examine sub estimates and contracts, the cost of which exceeds the delegated powers of the Project Officers.
  • Review progress, both physical and financial and suggest steps to expedite works.


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Last Updated on:09/01/2017
Last Updated By :NIC