Meeting of PIC Between India and Pakistan Held in New Delhi

The two-day meeting of Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) between India and Pakistan began in New Delhi. Representatives from both the sides had discussed Water Treaty dispute and resolution of outstanding issues. 

The PIC is mandated to establish and maintain cooperative arrangements for the implementation of the treaty and to promote cooperation between the two sides in developing the Indus water systems. 

Source- DD News

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • PK Saxena- India’s Indus Water Commissioner.
  • The Indus Waters Treaty was signed in 1960 and involves six rivers – the Beas, Ravi, Sutlej, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum.
  • The PIC had last met in March 2017 in Islamabad, Pakistan.