User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Watershed-Devt
Last updated: Feb 11 2019 18:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In a first, Maersk Line to move on river Ganga from Varanasi to Kolkata tomorrow 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
World’s largest container shipping company Maersk Line will move 16 containers on river Ganga (National Waterway-1) from Varanasi to Kolkata tomorrow. Maersk moves 12 million containers yearly across the globe.
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Amalgamation of PMKSY to Schemes 4.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) is amalgamation of various schemes viz. Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP), PMKSY –Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP) including Command Area Development (CAD), Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI) and Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies [Implemented by MoWR, RD & GR], PMKSY - Per Drop More Crop (PDMC) [Implemented by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare] and PMKSY - Watershed Development (WD) [Implemented by Department of Land Resources].
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Release of Funds Under PMKSY 28.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) comprises of various components viz. Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP), PMKSY –Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP) including Command Area Development (CAD), Surface-Minor Irrigation (SMI) and Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies, PMKSY - Per Drop More Crop (PDMC) and PMKSY - Watershed Development (WD).
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Global meet at JEC on infrastructure development 18.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Global meet at JEC on infrastructure development
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Insurance for realty 15.11.2018 Financial Chronicle
Rajesh Narain Gupta The roll-out of the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act 2016 (RERA) has been lauded as a watershed moment in the realty sector of India. The landmark policy reform is anticipated to change the functional dynamics of residential and commercial real estate transactions in the country. Underlining the need to sustain consumer confidence and protecting investor interest in the realty sector, the RERA Act has stipulated the provision of ‘title insurance’, an indemnity policy insuring against issues related to disputed land titles, delays on account of long-drawn litigations and project cancellations. It has been mandated that all new and in-progress real estate projects registered under RERA should have title insurance. Developers have been directed to take title insurance under Section 16 of the RERA Act. A fragmented, unregulated property sector to date had not made it a compelling factor to introduce a comprehensive, full-fledged title insurance product in India. With the ...
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Science and Research should be useful to the betterment of mankind: Vice President 24.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Scientists play a key role in providing data and should focus on the requirements of the common man, more importantly of the farmer, and help in formulating strategies for better Governance.
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Funds Under PMKSY 26.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) has various components such as Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP), Command area Development and Water Management (CADWM), Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP), Per Drop More Crop (PDMC)) and Watershed Development (WD).
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Bengaluru is treating groundwater like ‘overdrawn credit card’ 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply. »
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Ecological vandalism of Chamundi Hills shocking: citizen activists 23.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Stakeholders from tourism sector have revived the demand for ropeway project to the hills
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IITG pilot project to protect city hills 2.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
IITG pilot project to protect city hills
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Historians elated over return of icons 31.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
The homecoming of the ancient bronze icons of royal couple Raja Raja Chola I and his regal consort Lokamadevi is an incredible development and marks
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Bharathapuzha gets a revival plan 13.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Pinarayi to release action plan prepared by Palakkad district panchayat on May 21
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Centre relaxes Bhagirathi eco zone restrictions to allow development projects 28.4.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Environment Ministry has relaxed the Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) notification allowing limited land use conversion to improve civic amenities and infrastructure development for the public and national security in Uttarakhand. It will also allow infrastructure works even on steep slopes, after environmental impact studies. The relaxations will largely benefit Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet Char Dham all-weather highway project, paving the way for a 94-km stretch that falls in the ESZ. A top official of the ministry said the amendments are strictly for the public and government infrastructure. It could not be confirmed whether the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga had given their comments on the amendments. In 2012, the Environment Ministry had notified a 100-km stretch between Gaumukh and Uttarkashi. The area spread across 4,179 sq km as an ESZ to protect the fragile ecology of the Bhagirathi River's watershed area and regulate development. The notification banned ...
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34 global tech firms sign key accord against cyber attacks 18.4.2018 Sify Finance
Top 34 global technology and securities firms, led by Microsoft and Facebook, have signed a "Cybersecurity Tech Accord" to defend people from malicious attacks by cybercriminals and nation-states.
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34 global tech firms sign key accord against cyber attacks 18.4.2018 General News
Top 34 global technology and securities firms, led by Microsoft and Facebook, have signed a "Cybersecurity Tech Accord" to defend people from malicious attacks by cybercriminals and nation-states.
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GoI, Government of Maharashtra and the World Bank sign New Project to benefit over 25 Million Small and Marginal Farmers in Maharashtra 7.4.2018 General News
The aforesaid project is expected to benefit over 7 million people spread over an area of 3.0 million ha and cover 5,142 villages across 15 most climate vulnerable districts of the region. The $420 million loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), has a 6-year grace period, and a maturity of 24 years.
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Government of India,Government of Maharashtra and the World Bank sign New Project to benefit over 25 Million Small and Marginal Farmers in Maharashtra. 6.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India, Government of Maharashtra and the World Bank signed here today a US$ 420 million project to help Small and Marginal farmers in the Marathwada and Vidarbha regions of Maharashtra.
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Research and biodiversity likely to disappear when Minor Irrigation Department takes over 1.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
In the 2 years it was active, KLCDA completed two key projects
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How Sasikala's husband M Natarajan changed the course of Tamil politics, forever 20.3.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
March 15, 1989, goes down in history as the date that changed Tamil Nadu politics, forever. And the man behind that watershed moment was M Natarajan, husband of VK Sasikala, better known as late chief minister J Jayalalithaa's close aide.  Natarajan died at a private hospital in the early hours of Tuesday after a prolonged illness. Sasikala who is undergoing imprisonment in the Bengaluru prison has obtained a 15-day emergency parole following his death and headed to his native Thanjavur district to attend his last rites.  It all started in 1989, when after a gap of 13 years, the DMK returned to power in the state following the demise of AIADMK founder MG Ramachandran and subsequent split in the AIADMK. Jayalalithaa’s faction won more seats than her rival faction led by MGR’s wife Janaki. Jayalalithaa who become the Leader of the Opposition was frustrated over the political development and wrote a letter to the Speaker and also to the newspaper offices on March 15, 1989, announcing her decision to resign ...
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Atal Bhujal Yojana 15.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has proposed Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY) aimed at sustainable ground water management with community participation in select over-exploited and ground water stressed areas in seven States (Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh).
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