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Floodwatch : Mobile App

Floodwatch : Mobile App

The Central Water Commission launched Mobile App ‘Floodwatch’.


  • Launched: 2023.
  • Launched by: Central Water Commission (CWC).
  • Objectives: using mobile phones to disseminate information related to the flood situation and forecasts up to 7 days on a real-time basis to the public.


  • Establishment ministry: Ministry of Jal Shakti.
  • Head: chairman, with the status of Ex-Officio Secretary to the Government of India.
  • Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • It is an attached office of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development, and Ganga Rejuvenation.
  • It is entrusted with the general responsibilities of initiating, coordinating, and furthering in consultation with the State Governments concerned, schemes for control, conservation, and utilization of water resources throughout the country.
  • It also undertakes the investigations, construction, and execution of any such schemes as required.