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Category: Irrigated :: canal
Last updated: Apr 24 2017 01:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Water released from Mordhana dam 23.4.2017 Hindu: News
145 mcft of water to be released for one week for drinking water supply, farming
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Delay in release of canal water pushes cotton sowing by a week 23.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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1.3 crore saplings to be planted in Jagtial 22.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Plans drawn up for Harita Haram
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Farmers seek Central assessment of crop loss, plan stir 21.4.2017 Hindu: News
They were forced to harvest crop before maturity as the plant stems started drying up
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Amarinder seeks Centre's nod to sell surplus power to Pakistan 20.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modis support to the state government for selling its surplus power to Pakistan or Nepal in the "economic interest of the cash-crunched state".
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Punjab puts up its defence on SYL issue to Centre 20.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With the Supreme Court closely monitoring developments on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal, the Punjab government on Thursday apprised the Centre of the critical water situation in the state to stress its inability to share water with its neighbouring states.
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Nabard extends Rs 9,241 cr to co-operative banks, RRBs as refinance in Guj 20.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has extended Rs 9,241 crore as refinance support to cooperative banks and regional rural banks (RRBs) in Gujarat for providing crop loans to farmers during 2016-17. The bank has sanctioned Rs 2274 crore to the Government of Gujarat for irrigation project of SAUNI Yojana."Refinance support amounting to Rs 9241 crore has been extended to cooperative banks and RRBs in Gujarat for providing crop loans to farmers by Nabard in 2016-17. This is highest ever refinance support given by the bank in Gujarat," said official of Nabard in Gujarat.Nabard has provided Rs 2,274 crore to the state government for irrigation projects under rural infrastructure development fund (RIDF). The fund was given for Saurashtra-Narmada Avataran Irrigation Yojana (SAUNI) link 2 and 4, lift Irrigation project from Kadanna reservoir and Sardar Sarovar canal based drinking water supply project."As per the state's requirement, we have sanctioned Rs 2,274 ...
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Study finds many palaeochannels exist in Thar desert 20.4.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Fast-depleting KRS, canals leave Srirangpatna farmers high & dry 17.4.2017 deccanherald.com
The taluk, which takes pride in having the Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) dam and 10 canals that supply water to the fields in the taluk and also to other districts, has been gripped by severe drought. Bangaradoddi Canal, which was built by Kanteerava Narasaraja Wadiyar (1638-59), is said to have gone dry for the first time. As a result, thousands of acres of farmlands in Srirangapatna and Ganjam are bereft of agricultural activities.The Virija and Chikkadevarajasagar (CDS) canals of Chikkadevaraja Wadiyar period (1673 to 1704) too have gone dry. The situation is similar at Visvesvaraya, Rajaparameshwari, Ramaswamy and other canals. Crop loss Farmers are facing the worst drought and many of them are selling their cattle for a throw away price as they cannot provide fodder and water. The farmers are in a fix as coconut trees in the low-lying areas of KRS, which were giving good yield since 20 to 25 years have dried up. They had pinned hopes on pre-monsoon rains during Ugadi, but that too disappointed ...
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India-Bangladesh Teesta deal: River has only one-sixteenth of water needed 15.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Lack of reservoir facility, authorities release most of monsoon water than keep it for dry seasons
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Farmers staring at a bleak future 14.4.2017 Hindu: National
Water level depleting in Taliperu
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How Howrah's once rich wetlands are disappearing 12.4.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
A little over a decade ago, a large expanse of wetlands lay alongside the Bali-Chamrail Road west of Jaypur crossing in Howrah district. Now, this stretch of land is unrecognisable, as the wetlands are slowly disappearing to make way for urban construction.
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Water scarce, please cooperate, ryots told 11.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Water scarce, please cooperate, ryots told
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No water for agriculture, Karnataka government asks farmers to cooperate 10.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
No water for agriculture, Karnataka government asks farmers to cooperate
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Parched South India faces biggest water crisis 10.4.2017 Rediff: News
Kerala, Andhra, Tamil Nadu and Kerala are facing a severe drought this year, affecting livelihoods as well as lives.
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BJP's support to mob violence aims to scare dissenters: Sachin Pilot 10.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Rajasthan Congress party president slams the BJP for playing politics in the name of cow protection
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Salt and shrimp in the Cauvery delta 8.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Temple tank, taps, fields—it is as if the entire village and its surrounding areas have been submerged in salt water
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Water shortage may halt power generation at Ballari plant 4.4.2017 Hindu: News
Only one generating unit, out of three thermal power units, is operational
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Drought scare looms as parched South India faces severe water crunch 3.4.2017 Top Stories
The verdure of south India is in deep danger with all the five states facing water crisis
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Abundant water brings cheer to villagers 1.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Mission Kakatiya desilting work showing results
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