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Simple steps to overcome summer blues 24.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Associations promote various measures to preserve rainwater through awareness campaigns for citizens
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In Rockfort City, civic water managers are a relieved lot 23.5.2018 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Summer showers and release of water from Mettur dam have eased pressure
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Highway building, water bodies construction can go hand in hand: Gadkari 20.5.2018 General News
A programme to push construction of water bodies in drought-prone areas in lieu of soil excavated to be used in highway building has come in handy to create 2,841 tmc of storage capacity in Buldana district of Maharashtra, which could have cost around Rs 43 crore to the state, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said. A pilot project in drought-prone Buldana district is underway to usges ensuring water, jobs and infrastructure to people, Gadkari reveale earth materials excavated from 202 sites, where ponds and water bodies are being dug and desilted, for 12 highway projects in the district, Gadkari, who holds multiple portfolios, including highways and water resources, told PTI. The project will benefit at least 112 villaed. Enthused by the results of the pilot project, Gadkari exuded confidence that such a model can be replicated successfully in states like Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh which battle with acute water shortage. Around 12 highways projects are underway .
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Makkal Needhi Maiam to take Cauvery movement to the masses 19.5.2018 Hindu: Health
All-party meet stresses the need to desilt water bodies, hike MSP
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Useless sans control over check dams: PMK 19.5.2018 Hindu: National
Bhakra-Beas board can be a model, says Anbumani
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Modi govt okays Rs 5,000 crore micro-irrigation fund 16.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Modi govt okays Rs 5,000 crore micro-irrigation fund
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Facilities in villages to look up, thanks to NREGA: Collector 16.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Infrastructure project will be completed in a couple of months, he says
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Members of Hindu outfit booked for heckling farmers’ leader 14.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Ayyakannu submits a petition to Vellore District Collector seeking waiver of farm loans
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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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Special drive begins to create awareness among labourers 12.5.2018 Hindu: National
11 persons struck dead in one month in Vizianagaram district
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Improving social audits 9.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Telangana’s experience is instructive
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Govt top priority is to develop villages having more SC/ST 9.5.2018 General News
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said his governments top priority is to develop villages having more population of tribals and schedule castes. It is being ensured that government schemes are reaching to these areas...the concept of Adivasi Vikas Samiti and Gram Vikas Samiti have been envisaged, an official release said quoting Das. The samitis are comprised of the people of the villages, and they will decide small developmental schemes in the village itself, Das said. Eighty per cent of the amount of the plan will be given to the samiti, Das said, adding villagers will spend the remaining 20 per cent through shramdan (labour). In the first phase, construction of dobha (small ponds), wells, ponds, check dams should be decided by the samities. The amounts would be deposited in the bank accounts of the samities. The samities, which have been constituted, should decide this between May 16 and May 23 through meetings, Das said. He gave this directions in a ...
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Amway India takes up water conservation project 6.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
At an estimated cost of ₹65 lakh at Pallapatti in Nilakottai block
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Despite record allocation, 57% MGNREGS wage dues remained unpaid in April 6.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
For the financial year 2018-19, the central government's fund allocation for MGNREGS increased 14.5% over the previous year to Rs 55,000 crore, the highest ever
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Projects to handle drought issues 6.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Green belt planned on 10-km stretch of Kabini riverbank
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Gujarat teachers told to offer 'Shramdaan' to deepen water bodies 5.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
As if engaging Gujarat government teachers in census data gathering, election duties and promoting health awareness campaigns was not enough, now they have been asked them to help deepen water bodies in the state by offering "Shramdaan" (voluntary manual service).
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Shah urges people of Gujarat to join state govt's water conservation drive 1.5.2018 General News
BJP president Amit Shah today urged the people of Gujarat, especially the youth, to join a month-long water conservation drive of the state government. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani earlier launched the water conservation drive at Kosamadi village in Bharuch district, some 200 kms from Ahmedabad, on the occasion of the state's 58th Foundation Day. The "Sujalam Sufalam Jal Abhiyan" initiative aims to increase the state's water-storage capacity by 11,000 lakh cubic feet by deepening 13,000 lakes, check dams and reservoirs. It also envisages the revival of 32 rivers and cleaning and repairing of canals, among other activities. Gujarat is staring at an acute water crisis in the wake of deficient rains in the catchment areas of the Narmada river last year. "To conserve water and to nourish our water resources is the need of hour. I appeal everyone in Gujarat specially the youth to join "Sujalam Sufalam Jal Abhiyan" - a statewide initiative by CM @vijayrupanibjp ji (sic), Shah said in
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CM launches water conservation drive on Guj foundation day 1.5.2018 General News
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today launched a water conservation drive at Kosamadi village in Bharuch district on the occasion of the 58th Foundation Day of the state. In a function held in Bharuch, located around 200 kms away from here, Rupnai rode a JCB machine to deepen a lake, as part of the month-long statewide drive. Once deepened, the lake is expected to provide water to 25 nearby villages. The water conservation initiative "Sujalam Sufalam Jal Abhiyan" aims to increase state's water storage capacity by 11,000 lakh cubic feet by deepening 13,000 lakes, check-dams, and reservoirs. It also envisages revival of 32 rivers, and cleaning and repairing of canals, among other activities. Gujarat is staring at acute water crisis in the wake of deficient rains in the catchment areas of the Narmada river last year. "Let's remember that we are mere custodian of the natural resources we inherit from our ancestors and they must be passed on to our next generation as it ..
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Haryana minister stresses on need for healthy environment 1.5.2018 General News
Cautioning people about possibility of fire in the forests during the summer season, Haryana minister Rao Narbir Singh today said owing to the global warming and climate change, the need of maintaining a healthy environment is increasing day by day. He said Kalka, Pinjore and Morni in district Panchkula, Kalesar in Yamunanagar district, Faridabad, Gurugram, Charkhi Dadri and Bhiwani districts fall under the forest area where the possibility of fire during the summer season is quite high. While laying special emphasis on the conservation of forest resources, Singh, who is the state forest minister, said besides the government efforts in this direction, Van Mahotsava is organised in the state every year as part of social responsibility of non-government organisations and industries. Apart from this, a unique scheme -- 'Har Ghar Hariyali-Haryana ki Khushhali' -- has been started. The forest department has identified several places in the state where the forest area as well as the number .
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Cong govts didn't take water conservation seriously: Nitin 30.4.2018 General News
Gujarat deputy chief minister Nitin Patel today accused previous Congress governments in the state of not taking the issue of water conservation seriously. He was talking to reporters here on the eve of the state government's 31-day 'Sujalam Sufalam Water Conservation Initiative' beginning tomorrow. The initiative will see tasks like deepening ponds, desilting water reservoirs and check dams, cleaning and repairing Narmada canal networks, and implementing rain water harvesting projects in urban areas. Through the month-long programme, set to cost Rs 345 crore, the state government aims to increase rain water conservation capacity in the state by 11,000 lakh square feet. The project plans to revive 32 rivers across a length of 340 kilometres. Patel said, "Only 4,000 check dams were built in the state during the previous Congress regime while the BJP-led government had built more than 1,66,082 such dams with a water storage capacity of 28,408 million cubic feet (MCF). Patel
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