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NHDC signs MoU with NHPC for the financial year 2017-18 23.6.2017 Central Chronicle
Bhopal : NHDC Limited, a Joint Venture of NHPC Limited and Government of Madhya Pradesh,... more »
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Why is Madhya Pradesh CM silent on plight of Narmada valley people: Medha Patkar 22.6.2017 TOI: Cities
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Narmada valley in turmoil after sardar sarovar gate closure 19.6.2017 TOI: Cities
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Dam good news for Gujarat 18.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Onus on MP govt to resettle PAFs on war footing 18.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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All gates of Sardar Sarovar closed to help triple storage capacity 17.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
All the 30 gates of the mega Sardar Sarovar Dam in south Gujarat were closed on Sunday, and would help state triple the water storage in the dam from 1.4 million acre feet (MAF) of water to 4.75 MAF.
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Gujarat gets Centre's nod to shut gates of Sardar Sarovar dam 17.6.2017 TOI: India
Fifty six years after the foundation stone for the Sardar Sarovar dam on the Narmada river was laid, the Gujarat government on Saturday got permission from the Centre to shut the gates of this controversy-hit structure, marking the "completion" of the project.
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Final raising of Sardar Sarovar Dam cleared by Narmada Control Authority 17.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has cleared the final raising of Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD) in Gujarat by lowering of gates and impounding of water in the reservoir upto its Full Reservoir Level (FRL) of EL 138.68 mts. The NCA which met here yesterday under the Chairmanship of Dr. Amarjit Singh, Secretary (WR, RD & GR) considered
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Gujarat gets Centre's nod to shut gates of Sardar Sarovar dam 17.6.2017 Zee News : States
The Sardar Sarovar Project will provide irrigation facilities to 18.45 lac hectares of land, covering 3,112 villages of 73 talukas in 15 districts of Gujarat, through a canal network.
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Sardar Sarovar dam: After 56 years, Gujarat gets Centre's nod to shut gates 17.6.2017 News
This marks the completion of the project for which foundation stone was laid by Jawaharlal Nehru
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After 56 years, Sardar Sarovar project officially ‘complete’ 17.6.2017 Hindu: News
The foundation stone for the dam was laid in 1961 by Jawharlal Nehru.
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Gujarat closes gates at Narmada Dam, huge step in water management for state 17.6.2017 Deccan Herald - National
Gujarat government on Saturday closed all the 30 gates of Sardar Sarovar Dam that would help it almost triple the water storage capacity in the dam to 4.75 million acre-feet (MAF) of water, up from 1.4 MAF. The ceremony to close the dam gates was performed by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and his deputy Nitin Patel at the dam site in Kevadiya Colony after the state government received permission from the Narmada Control Authority to do so. The higher storage in the dam has been facilitated by raising the dam height up to 138 meters and installation of radial gates that was completed in December last year. Higher storage in the dam would also help state supply water to parched areas of Saurashtra and North Gujarat. The closure is expected to benefit 2.9 crore people in the state, provide drinking water to 9663 villages (a little over 50% of state's villages) and 131 urban centers, irrigation facilities to 10 lakh farmers over six lakh hectares of land, taking the overall irrigation reach in the ...
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Gujarat govt closes Narmada dam gates after Centre's permission 17.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
After Prime Minister Narendrs Modi's recent visit to Madhya Pradesh to take part in Narmada conservation project launched by the Madhya Pradesh government, the Gujarat government on Friday got permission to close Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam gates to store more water.
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'No closure of Sardar Sarovar Dam gates without rehab' 7.6.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Thousands of Sardar Sarovar dam oustees gathered at an ‘aam sabha’ (general assembly) in the submergence zone village of Nisarpur in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday as part of a three-day ‘Rally for the Valley’ that began the day before.
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MP issues notification to shift 18,000 oustees, announces compensation 30.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Nearly 2.8 million people internally displaced in India: report 22.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Nearly 2.8 million people in India have been internally displaced last year due to disasters and conflicts linked to identity and ethnicity, a new report by a monitoring centre said. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) released a new report which ranked India third among countries most affected by displacement related to disasters followed by China and the Philippines. There have been 448,000 new displacements due to conflict and violence in India. Nearly 2,400,000 people were displaced due to disasters, the report said. "Together with China and the Philippines, the country regularly sees the largest numbers of displacements. In recent years, displacement has mainly been associated with flood and storm events, although approximately 68 per cent of India is prone to drought, 60 percent is vulnerable to earthquakes and 75 percent of the countrys coastline is prone to cyclones and tsunamis," the report said. Combined with the countrys high population density, ...
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'Dave was not allowed to protect Narmada dam oustees' 18.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Noted environmental activists Medha Patkar and Prafulla Samantara believe Union Environment Minister Anil Dave, a committed environmentalist who had worked on green projects including conservation of the Narmada river, was perhaps not allowed the space to act on his ideas to protect the displaced people of the river dam project.
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Rejuvenation of rivers can boost economy, says Modi 15.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India's economy is based on its rivers and it is because of the river Narmada that Madhya Pradesh has been able to achieve agricultural prosperity.
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40,000 families of Narmada Valley still wait justice : Medha 5.5.2017 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Bhopal : People affected by Narmada dams took out a rally under the leadership of... more »
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Shah asks MP CM to finish Narmada resettlement work 22.4.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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