The Ken-Betwa link pact was signed yesterday, September 22, by the Union Water Resources Secretary Shashi Shekhar on behalf of the Government of India, and Chief Secretary of Madhya Pradesh Anthony de Sa on behalf of the Government of Madhya Pradesh. This pact is a historic achievement as it will bring water to parched regions of Bundelkhand and will help in better water management in the region. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the pact as a historical achievement and said that it would be beneficial for both states. He also said that it would help in the development of agriculture and irrigation in the region. The project is expected to bring about a positive change in the lives of people in Bundelkhand.