Speaking at the third Assam Water Resource Conference in Guwahati, the Union Minister called for judicial usage of available water resources for the development of the state.

She also said the anti-erosion and flood management structure in Assam will be soon changed to benefit people.

The two-day conference was inaugurated by Bharati along with Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Dr Jitendra Singh and Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.

Bharati, who has been championing the cause of cleaning river Ganges, said the state’s hydrological potential was not being used to the fullest.

Assam, comprising of the Brahmaputra Valley and the Barack river valleys, is prone to natural disasters with annual floods and frequent mild earthquakes.

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