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Paddy transplantation picks up 18.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Farm workers from Nalgonda earn up to ₹350 a day
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Water released for rabi crops in Srikakulam 16.12.2017 BusinessLine - Indira Balaji
Historic occasion, says Collector; promises water to 5 lakh acres from next rabi
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Kinfra starts pipeline project amid protests 16.12.2017 Hindu: National
Govt to release 20 mld from Malampuzha for industrial use
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Haryana NOC for IG canal repair: Nitin Gadkari 16.12.2017 DNA: India
Injecting a boosting dose in Rajasthan’s infrastructure and irrigation works, the Union minister for road transport and water resources, Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stone of ambitious Parwan Irrigation water project. He also announced the completion of Jaipur’s Ring Road project in record deadline of one year and commence civil works on Greenfield Express highway between Jaipur and Delhi, soon. “Whatever commitments I make, I fulfill,” said Gadkari as a chief guest addressing a function in Baran which was presided by the chief minister, Vasundhara Raje. Fetching water from Yamuna River to Rajasthan, restoration of Indira Gandhi Canal and uses of ethanol as a fuel for farmers were also proclaimed by the minister from the stage. He emphasised that he is working on schemes contentiously to supply water to the desert state and increase earnings of the farmers. “At the time of the partition, six rivers were divided between India and Pakistan equally. However, three rivers which India had, flow into ...
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Ambitious Rs 6.5K cr Parwan agri project initiated by Raj-Centre 16.12.2017 DNA: India
Accusing Congress government for delaying ambitious Parwan irrigation project, chief minister, Vasundhara Raje has claimed that her government worked with sincerity on the project and laid its foundation, finally. She was addressing a gathering in Baran district where she along with Union road surface and water minister, Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stones and inaugurated development works worth Rs8,487 crore, including Rs 6,490 crore of Parwan alone. “Congress has done politics in 50 years of its rule but we implemented it. When it gets completed, it will become lifeline of Baran, Jhalawar and Kota districts. The dam capacity of this project is 490 million cubic metre. After completion, 317million cubic metres of water will be available for irrigation. Along with irrigation, this project will also provide 50 million cubic metres of water to quench thirst of 1,821 villages of Baran, Jhalawar and Kota districts. The thermal power generation of 2,970 MW will be achieved with 79 million cubic metre of the ...
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Mangalam dam to get a tourism tag 15.12.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Tourism amenities costing ₹4.78 crore to be set up
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17 lakh acres to be irrigated in State this Yasangi 15.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Plans for irrigation of ayacut under medium, major projects
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Farmers demand want water for irrigation 15.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘If water is to be released for all, the storage may dwindle fast’
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Drawings from India 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
HomeworkStarting off with SSC, I have to learn the fighter’s names,I wish I had their fame,And have my name in books, And everyone would give me a look.Next is math, go 1 2 3! What is the cube of thre...
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Use of smart machinery can check stubble burning, farm experts suggest 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
If the farmers of Punjab and Haryana were to adopt smart techniques and use appropriate machinery, say experts, they won't hog the headlines every winter for the wrong reasons -- causing smog in the national capital because of stubble-burning.
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Foundation of projects worth crores today 15.12.2017 DNA: Top News
Union minister for Road Transport and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari is expected to lay foundation stones and inaugurate road works worth Rs727 crores in a programme at Baran district on Friday. Foundation laying ceremony of Parwan Irrigation project envisaged to provide water to 2 lakh hectare land in Hadoti region may also mark in the same program which will be chaired by the chief minister Vasundhara Raje. The desert state takes a big leap in infrastructure whenever Gadkari visits. Almost three months back, Prime minister Narendra Modi and Gadkari came to Udaipur and the former inaugurated highway and road projects worth Rs15,000 crore for the entire state. At that time, a major announcement was made by Gadkari to boost Rajasthan infra while spending around Rs2 trillion in the next five years for building the road and national highways in Rajasthan. With his focus, Rajasthan rolls with infra projects, and those big projects which were limbo for several years. One of such big projects is Parwan ...
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₹49.75 crore master plan for Kanampuzha river revival 14.12.2017 Hindu: Kerala
The river conservation plan envisages conversion of the river into a water resource
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₹1,200-crore JICA loan for State project 14.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Agreement signed with Central government
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Eight firms sign MoUs for marketing farm produce from Ramthal project area 14.12.2017 Hindu: News
The State government on Wednesday signed memoranda of understanding (MoU) with eight private agricultural firms for procuring farm produce from Ramthal drip-irrigation project area in Bagalkot distri...
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JICA to provide Rs.1,200 crore loan for Andhra project 13.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide Rs 1,200 crore loan to Andhra Pradesh for an irrigation and livelihood improvement project, it was announced on Wednesday.
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SLBC left to rely upon surplus Krishna waters: TS 13.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘SLBC denied assured water to meet needs of AP, TS’
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‘Telangana should brave odds to attain agri-growth’ 13.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
ICAR chief stresses on creating employment opportunities in non-farm sectors
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Shrimp exports may double in 5 years: Crisil 13.12.2017 HBL: Agri-biz
India’s shrimp exports are likely to double and touch $7 billion by 2022 in the wake of strong demand, high quality, improved product mix and increase in aquaculture area in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, O...
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CRISIL expects Indian shrimp export's doubling by 2022 13.12.2017 Latest News
Indian shrimp export, says rating agency CRISIL, could nearly double to $7 billion (Rs 45,000 crore) by 2022, driven by strong demand, high quality and improved product mix. And, an increase in aquaculture area in Andhra, Gujarat, Odisha and West Bengal, while Asian rivals battle structural issues and rising domestic consumption.CRISIL notes India became the biggest exporter of shrimp in FY16, ahead of Vietnam by $100 million. A year on, the country has decisively pulled ahead, at $3.8 bn of export against Vietnam's $3 bn last year.Since 2010, shrimp production in Asia has been hit by disease, flooding, labour issues, and tightening environmental norms. Output in Vietnam has declined by 40 per cent from peak levels because of shortage of fresh water, salinity intrusion and illegal shrimp farming. Thailand, once the top exporter, is now ranked fifth, after a 65 per cent plunge from peak levels. In 2016, China's shrimp production dived by 60 per cent even as its consumption more than ...
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MP approves Rs 7,546-cr Narmada, Parvati linking project for irrigation 13.12.2017 Latest News
The river-linking project would benefit farmers of 369 villages of Sehore and Shajapur districts
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