User: subbu Topic: narmada
Category: non-narmada-dams :: Mettur
Last updated: Dec 11 2017 23:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Lush paddy crop signals a bountiful harvest 11.12.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Samba, thalady paddy in prime condition, say hopeful farmers
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Release of water from Mettur stopped 2.12.2017 Hindu: National
Inflow at the dam rose from 2,626 cusecs on Friday to 5,199 cusecs on Saturday
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Eleven years on, Yergol dam project yet to see light of day 7.11.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
In 2006, the then Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy laid the foundation stone for Yergol dam — an ambitious project to supply drinking water to Bangarpet, Malur and Kolar towns and 45 villages. Eleven y...
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Storage enough for 2 weeks 4.11.2017 Hindu: News
It is marginally higher than one-fifth of the total capacity of the reservoirs
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Samba cultivation gathers pace in Tiruchi 3.11.2017 Hindu: News
50,000 hectares expected to be covered in the district
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Drawings from India 31.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Our heartYour heart is like a tiny door, It opens out with easeTo some valuable wordsLike sorry, thank you and please.So, dear friends,Use these magic wordsAnd you will hearThe tiny door opening!M. Vi...
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Maize a alternative to kuruvai paddy: TNAU 29.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘It is adaptable, consumes less water and fetches a handsome return for the grower’
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Ensure proper water sharing for samba cultivation: farmers 28.10.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
‘A team of PWD and revenue officials to be formed to assess flow in canals’
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PACS to disburse ₹ 545 cr. to farmers 26.10.2017 Hindu: News
But farmers of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam districts are sceptical
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Discharge from Mettur Dam comes down to 15,000 cusecs 22.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Following sharp fall in the realisation of water in River Cauvery at Mettur for the third consecutive day, the discharge from the Mettur Dam for the farm operations in the Cauvery basin was brought d...
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Discharge from Mettur dam stepped up to 20,000 cusecs 18.10.2017 Hindu: News
PWD increases release for taking up farming operations in the Cauvery basin
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Farmers demand water from Mettur Dam 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
To raise paddy under East-West Canal system
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Clogged channels hamper irrigation in delta region 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Farmers complain that river water is not making its way up these channels as a result of inadequate desilting over the years
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Veeranam, a ray of hope for city 14.10.2017 Hindu: Chennai
The tank in Cuddalore district may get about 2,000 cusecs in 10 days
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Delta farmers preparing fields 5.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
To use available water to cultivate one full samba crop
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Mettur’s Stanley reservoir opens its gates for irrigation in delta districts 3.10.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
16 lakh acres in 12 districts expected to benefit from the move; water is expected to reach the Grand Anicut on Wednesday
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Rain boosts storage in city reservoirs 3.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Water level steadily rising in major reservoirs across the State, thanks to southwest monsoon
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TN govt opens Mettur water for Samba cultivation 2.10.2017 deccanherald.com
After a delay of more than three months, Tamil Nadu government on Monday released water from Mettur dam for delta farmers to begin cultivation of Samba crops. Ministers gathered at the Stanley reservoir showered flowers as the gates opened at 9 am and water gushed forth. The dam had reached 94.84 feet against its total capacity of 120 feet when the sluice gates were opened. The dam should contain a minimum of 90 feet and 45 tmc/ft storage level for the government to open the shutters for farm activities down at the delta region. State electricity minister P Thangamani said about 2,000 cusecs has been opened initially and the amount of water released would increase to 15,000cusecs by Sunday evening. The government has already announced Rs 41 crore package for growing Samba crops, besides which the delta farmers would get subsidy for 10 Kg seeds, fertilizers and other farm implements to begin work on the crop season. The minister said the amount of water released would be increased according to the demands ...
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TN's Mettur dam thrown open for irrigation 2.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Ministers in the Tamil Nadu government formally opened Mettur dam, the lifeline of the agrarian belt, for irrigation on Monday -- nearly four months after its customary opening.
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CM announces samba package 29.9.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Mettur dam to be opened on October 2; farmers asked to go for short-term crops
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