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Chambal Basin 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Narmada is the biggest river and of religious value of Madhya Pradesh. The Kshipra is also religious “Kumbha” river is its length is not much. The river like Chambal, Betwa, Tawa, Ken also big and important rivers in the State. For a long time the Chambal was known for its ravines and dacoits but that slur on its name is fast vanishing. Some part of Chambal basin remain cronically dry . The Narmada Control Board meeting the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided that now the drought-affected areas of the Chambal Basin of Malwa Region would not remain dry. The best irrigation initiative micro lift irrigation scheme to lift water from Narmada Basin and provide it to the drought affected areas of the Chambal Basin. The Board is taking measures to use cent per cent Narmada water allotted to the Madhya Pradesh on time schedule. The state has to use 18.25 MAF water till the year 2024. All water utility projects in the Narmada will be ready by the year 2022. The Narmada ...
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No Power from Sardar Sarovar 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The last massive dam of River Narmada in Gujarat the Sardar Sarovar has stopped the hydro power generation from its 1450 megawatt power plant due to unprecedented water shortage in the mighty river Narmada. The power plant is shut down indefinitely obviously till next rainy season. The Gujarat Government has decided to use the entire remaining water for providing drinking water. Under the Narmada Valley Project there are four dams on the river – three Bargi, Indira Sagar, Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh and the last Sardar Sarovar in the highest of all the four is in Gujarat. In the project most of the land of Madhya Pradesh is submerged. It was decided in the hydro power the biggest share of 57 per cent of power will be of Madhya Pradesh. But when Gujarat Government has shut down the hydro plant from the hydro power to Madhya Pradesh now it is zero. In the Sardar Sarovar the water storage is reduced upto 45 per cent, which is lowest in the last 15 years. This year it was deficient rains in the ...
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Rains – Relief or Trouble 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The call of the Government to the nation is to ‘save every drop of water’ and in the entire rainy season we are wasting entire water and not accumulating over the surface and as underground water. June-July is first month of reason and all the cities, towns and villages are flooded causing the miseries. In a haphazard of way of living and construction of houses we have not made any provision of water outlets. The net result is the flooding of all the cities Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore and even Mumbai located on the sea. In Madhya Pradesh the Government announced that before the onset of monsoon every village will have Talab of its own to store water for drinking, daily use and irrigation. Such large number of talab will also make underground water by percolation. The Bargi Dam of Narmada is full and its 7 gates are opened. But this caused flood of nine districts.But still there is no news from the Government sources how many village Talab have be constructed under the MANREGA progamme and water ...
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L&T Construction bags orders worth Rs 5704 cr 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Mumbai, L&T Construction on Monday said that its water and effluent treatment business has secured orders worth Rs 5,704 crore. Company said it has won two major orders from the Narmada Valley Development Authority (NVDA), government of Madhya Pradesh, for execution of the Indira Sagar Project - Parwati phases I and II and Kalisindh phase I Micro Lift Irrigation Schemes. The company has also received an EPC order from the Madhya Pradesh Jal Nigam Maryadit for execution of the Buxwaha Multi Village Rural Water Supply Scheme. The scope of work includes design, supply, and installation of pipeline, design and construction of intake well, water treatment plane, pump house, master balancing reservoirs, break pressure tank, water storage structures with associated electromechnical and instrumental work, house service connection and operation and maintenance for 10 years. The project will cover 299 villages of Sahgarh,banda, Buxwaha, Bijwar and Hatta blocks in districts of Sagar, Chhatarpur, and Damoh of ...
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River Festival 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
On the occasion of 5th River Festival at Bhandrabhan on the conjunction of River Tawa into Narmada the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan has made spectacular announcement that 313 disappeared rivers in the state would be revived. Not only in Madhya Pradesh but all over India in the long spell of time many small rivers during the days of droughts and drying were encroached and such water bodies of immense value to the society were vanished in encroachment. In the matter of river cleaning Mr.Chouhan by his Namo Namami Narmade yatra even surpassed the Centre’s Ganga Action Plan. Now he is first in the country to revive all vanished rivers. But he should take precaution that river Narmada should not be over exploited on it will go dry in patches. Even now there is not enough water in the Narmada to met the requirement of the Madhya Pradesh and other States. Even Narmada linking with Kshipra river is not working successfully. There is huge power consumption to lift the water from Narmada and pour ...
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Kamal Nath to inaugurate Jal Mahotsav in Hanuvantiya 4.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath will inaugurate the Jal Mahotsav on January 3 at Hanuvantiya in Khandwa district, located near Indira Sagar Dam. Tourism Minister Surendra Singh Baghel will also be present on the occasion. The fourth Jal Mahotsav will continue till February 3. All the necessary preparations for the success of the Jal Mahotsav […]
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For the first time maximum demand for power in MP is 14,326 MW 3.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The year 2019 will be remembered for maximum demand of electricity for the energy sector in Madhya Pradesh. For the first time in the Rabi season in Madhya Pradesh, the maximum demand for electricity so far was recorded at 14,326 MW on December 31 this year. Successful uninterrupted supply of maximum demand for electricity […]
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Heavy showers disrupt life in city, no relief for 3 days 12.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Four days of heavy rains in Bhopal and adjoining districts have disrupted life. Flood situation has been created in Vidisha and Raisen. At the same time, there is water in the lower areas of the city in Bhopal. Two old houses also collapsed on Tuesday.  Intermittent showers continued from Tuesday night till the morning. […]
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Heavy rains continue to batter city, flood situation grim in state 11.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Continuous heavy rains in the state from last three days have thrown life out of gear. The local weather centre has also warned of torrential (extremely heavy) rain in 8 districts of the state, very heavy rain in 8 districts and heavy rain in 16 districts. At the same time, in Bhopal two gates […]
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Downpour continues, roads inundated, water enters houses 10.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal:  Torrential downpour during the last hours has thrown life out of gear in the city. Many localities have been inundated including BHEL. Hoshangabad Road, Teela Jamalpura, Semra, Karond, Chhola, Kolar etc. Due to heavy showers, there was power disruption in many areas. The BMC team remained on alert and the control room had received […]
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Rains Lash M.P. 10.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Heavy rains are lashing the entire Madhya Pradesh. The rains are above by 20 per cent and still going up. The weather office has issued orange alert in 32 districts of the state in coming heavy rains. It is expected to continue for more than a week and then relent in downpour. So far the […]
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From farming to fishing: Occupational change hasn’t helped the people affected by dams on Narmada 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Stagnation of the free-flowing river and rampant sand mining have deteriorated the riverine ecology.
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Widespread rainfall continues across state, rivers in spate 17.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Rivers, dams and streams are in spate due to continuous heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh. During the last 24 hours, heavy rains have been received in many parts of the state. 200 mm rainfall has been received in Jabalpur, 67 mm in Bhopal, 121.6 mm in Guna, 108 mm in Shajapur. Life has been […]
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Flood Fury 12.8.2019 Central Chronicle
The entire nation is in the grip of flood fury as never before. The dams are full and all the rivers in the high spate. In Madhya Pradesh all dams are full and gates opened to discharge the excess water. The rivers are already in flood and dam water added to it has caused much […]
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Rivers, streams in spate in most districts in MP; 3 youths rescued in Mandla 10.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Due to the continuous torrential rains in the state for the last few days, the rivers and streams are in spate in most districts. Life has been badly affected due to continuous rains. Raisen’s contact with Bhopal has been lost due to flooding of Betwa river. At the same time, three people trapped in […]
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A K Mishra joins NHDC as new Managing Director 7.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, AK Mishra joined NHDC as Managing Director on Monday. He did BE (Civil) from MACT (now MANIT), Bhopal in 1982 and joined NHPC in the same year.  AK Mishra was serving in NHPC as an Executive Director and has a rich and varied experience of more than 37 years in various fields including investigation, […]
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9 Projects have been sanctioned for Eco-Tourism under Swadesh Darshan Scheme since 2014-15: Prahlad Singh Patel 1.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Tourism under its scheme of Swadesh Darshan is developing theme based tourist circuits in the country. Eco parks/ adventure parks/adventure activity zones are among the admissible components under the scheme.
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In Gujarat, lands for which Narmada dam was built reel under drought even as factories get water 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say all the water is going to cities and factories while the Kutch and Saurashtra regions are parched.
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Digvijaya prays for well-being at Omkareshwar 9.4.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Former Chief Minister Shri Digvijaya Singh reached Sri Omkareshwar for a parikrama of the Jyotirlinga and wished peace and well-being for people. On the second day of Navratri, Singh reached the banks of Maa Narmada flowing in Khandwa and performed puja-archana. He wished ‘Sarve Bhavantu Sukhin:’ followed by and parikrama of the Jyotirlinga […]
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Voters shall teach Diggy a lesson: Uma 28.3.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Bhopal, In a titanic verbal assault by one erstwhile Madhya Pradesh chief minister on another, Ms Uma Bharati on Thursday averred that Mr Digvijaya Singh – who perpetrated “injustice” on this city’s populace – will now present himself in the people’s court as Bhopal parliamentary constituency’s Congress nominee and the electorate shall wreak vengeance by ensuring […]
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