1)“NWP is AN INNOVATIVE PROJECT and is alternative to ILR”. THIS IS A VERY GOOD PROJECT. We get NAVIGATION, IRRIGATION, POWER, FLOOD CONTROL ETC.
2) “Just as RAILWAYS and ROADWAYS, INLAND WATERWAYS is also must for a country like INDIA. “This project is an Engineering MARVEL… It will be a JEWEL IN THE CROWN OF INDIAN ENGINEERING”
3) “A team of enthusiastic and nationalist minded Engineers under the leadership of Mr. Kamaraj, an eminent engineer, has prepared An Ambitious But Workable Project which will link all the Rivers of the Country”.
“Constitutionally, the scheme can be implemented straight away unlike any scheme for ILR for which the concurrence of all states will have to be obtained”
4) “THERE IS NO BETTER PROPOSAL (THAN THIS) ON HAND”
5) “GOOD PROPOSAL, WIN – WIN SITUATION TO EVERY STATE”
6) “BEST ALTERNATIVE” TO NWDA PROPOSAL IN CONTROLLING FLOODS AND DROUGHTS”
“You have done wonderful work. There is nobody in the Country who is so Committed and consistent like you.”
7) We will press the Planning Commission to approve this proposal
8) “National Waterways Project is considered as an alternative and BETTER TO ALL OTHER PROPOSALS for the optimum use of water resources”
“This is TECHNICALLY FEASIBLE AND ECONOMICALLY VIABLE “
9) “You have planned the Flood Control ingeniously”
10) This is an “INNOVATION THIS PROJECT is equivalent to or its impact even EXCEEDS ALL THE PROJECTS TAKEN UP IN INDIA SINCE INDEPENDENCE”
11) “This will be the EIGHTH WONDER”.
12) “THIS IS THE BEST PROPOSAL OF THE LOT RECEIVED and we have not So far come across such an expert team as yours”
13) If at all Tamilnadu will get water, it will be only through NWP
14) “We feel strongly that when (your project) fully executed, the scope and Nobleness of your plan will stand as good example to the rest of the World, And will hopefully inspire other visionaries and World Leaders to follow suit, And “boldly” plan for a future which is truly representative of a betterment of Mankind.”
15) This is going to BE THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN THE WHOLE WORLD.
16) We have not heard such a proposal. ANYONE, who comes to know this Project and understands it WILL NEVER SAY NO TO THIS PROJECT. Any person or any Chief Minister for that purpose”
17) “Engineer’s innovative idea for linking rivers”
18) Tamilnadu Waterways Project is good for Tamilnadu. Let us take it up.Please pass order. (To The Chief Secretary, Tamilnadu)
19) National Waterways Project (NWP) overrides many of the problems of the Inter-linking of rivers. The project is SELF -FINANCING.
20) The scheme is not only very innovative but an engineering marvel and offers Multiplicity of advantages which no other scheme for Inter Linking of Rivers can ever offer.
21) This is a good project, we will take it up.
22) Expert proposes ‘Eco-Friendly’ method (NWP) to connect rivers.
23) “Waterways better than Inter-Linking”. It gives additional advantages.
24) “ There may not be another Expert like A.C.Kamaraj”