The administrative and technical support to the NGRBA shall be provided by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), which shall be the nodal Ministry. Based on extensive consultations with the stakeholders, an improved institutional structure has been planned for effective and expeditious decision making and implementation of NGRBA’s mandate. This consists of;
Policy making Apex Council headed by the Prime Minister;
Standing Committee under Finance Minister to regularly oversee implementation;
Empowered Steering Committee to facilitate coordination with the Central and the State Government departments, and prioritise and sanction projects on a fast track basis;
A Mission Director with a core team of professionals to be responsible for implementing the work programme of the Authority and to perform its day-today operations;
State River Conservation Authorities under the Chief Ministers to coordinate and implement river conservation activities at the state level; and
Implementation of projects through the states and urban local bodies. Special Purpose Vehicles (SP Vs) will be set up wherever feasible.