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Water Problem in Bhopal 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The water sources of the capital Bhopal the big lake known as Bhoj Sagar is shrinking fast due to paucity of water in it. The incoming rivers into the lake have dried up and no more pouring water in it. The lake areas have been reduced by 17 square meters and it is decreasing very fast. In the coming days the situation will become more critical. The same is the situation in the another water source the Kerwa dam. It is reported that the third source the river Narmada is also not having full capacity in its main gauge. On the more the Gujarat is also facing water shortage and asking Madhya Pradesh to release more water from its dams into the river Narmada. That being the home state of the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi may be able to have extra water from the Madhya Pradesh. The Government and the Bhopal Municipal Corporation should sit together to develop more water sources to provide water to ever growing Bhopal Metropolis.Nearby there as Halali Dam and it be explored as another source of water for ...
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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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Agro Measures 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The monsoon is over. The rains and deficient in the Madhya Pradesh. Despite initially heavy rains the beginning could not fill up many water bodies like Bhoj Sagar and Kerwa Dam of Capital Bhopal. The plight and problem of the agriculture sector is to provide water fields as the crops now need irrigation urgently some irrigation pumps operate on diesel and the diesel is becoming costly on regular basis. The Government must ensure irrigation to farmers at this hour when seeding has started in the crops. The Narmada water supply in the capital is eratic and many localities and not setting water at all.The State Government before the advent of monsoon launched the scheme of talabs in every villages. Still it is not known how may new talab were dug up and having water. Crops require urgent water supply.
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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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Narmada Water 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Due to scanty rains in the last monsoon season the rivers are drying not as a whole but in patches in its length. Narmada is still flowing river but dry also in patches. Baruch the Industrial City of Gujarat on the bank of Narmada the river here has dried up. It is drinking water supply source also. The Gujarat has urged Madhya Pradesh to release more water from the dams on river Narmada to Gujarat. The Madhya Pradesh is also facing the same problem of River Narmada drying up in patches in the state also. All the dams located on Narmada in Madhya Pradesh are for below the level point and Madhya Pradesh also is not in a position to release water from the reservoirs. Gujarat demanding till 30th June 1500 cusec water. The Madhya Pradesh has taken a stand that during the inauguration of Sardar Sarovar Dam by the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi the Madhya Pradesh released more than enough water from its dams to make the highest dam look full at that ceremony. During such critical period it is very ...
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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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Medha Patkar passport row: Social worker says there is a ‘deliberate attempt to target activists’ 21.11.2019 Scroll.in
Patkar said cases mentioned in the notice seemed to be filed during the ‘non-violent peaceful agitations’ in which she had taken part.
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Opinion: The injustices of Narmada Valley are being repeated across India – from Kashmir to Assam 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
For 34 years, the people of the Valley, aided by the Narmada Bachao Andolan, knocked on every door to seek their rights. Every institution failed them.
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Why the 135 voters in this Maharashtra village are boycotting the state elections 20.10.2019 Scroll.in
More than 70 years after independence, Manibeli continues to live without electricity and road connectivity.
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Biswajit highlights State's power woes, brighter sides 13.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Biswajit highlights State's power woes, brighter sides
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‘Dam filled for one person’: Medha Patkar criticises Modi after Narmada dam’s water level is raised 18.9.2019 Scroll.in
The social activist alleged that the Gujarat government had advanced the date to raise the water level because of the prime minister’s birthday.
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Valley now on path to progress: PM 18.9.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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As Sardar Sarovar Dam inches to full capacity, 178 Madhya Pradesh villages prepare to be submerged 12.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Narmada Bachao Andolan organised a hunger strike to protest against the submergence of the villages without proper rehabilitation.
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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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