User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Dams
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India’s guidelines on wetlands will allow states to decide what counts as prohibited activities 22.1.2020 Scroll.in
An estimated 4.63% of the country’s geographical area is made up of wetlands.
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RLI schemes in Khangabok soon 22.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
RLI schemes in Khangabok soon
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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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Irrigation project poised to transform agrarian economy of Telangana 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Hyderabad, Work is being carried out on war footing at the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) that will bring relief to farmers by irrigating their fields as well as provide drinking water in parched areas of Telangana. With the total cost of the project pegged at Rs 80,000 crore, it envisages construction of barrage across river Godavari at Medigadda near Kaleshwaram, and two more barrages between Medigadda and Sripada Yellampally Project at Annaram and Sundilla. When completed, the project will transform the agrarian economy of Northern Telangana. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by June 2022.The project will convey water to the command area spread over in 13 districts of Telangana through a network of canals, tunnels, lift systems and reservoirs for irrigating an area of 18,25,700 acres against the original proposed area of 16,40,000 acres. The entire project works are divided into seven links and 28 packages. As a large area exists in the middle reaches of Godavari covering ...
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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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Water Scarcity 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madya Pradesh facing acute water scarcity due to deficient rains this year. The average rainfall of the state in 921 millimeter but it rained only 636 millimeters. The rains are deficient by 31 per cent. Even now in the month of March when summer is still not in full form there are 166 urban areas where water not supplied daily. In eleven small towns there is gap of three days in water supply. About 23,000 hand pumps have gone dry. The State Government has earmarked expenditure of Rs. 122 crores on water transportation through trains and road tankers. On such critical situation the tube well go dry and it are also responsible for over draw of underground water and its going down beyond reach. The state should immediately go for dredging the rivers and rivulets to store water and distribute it through water rationing. The traditional well should now be revived by advancing loans to the people and local municipal and panchayat bodies. The state instead to making contingency provision now and then ...
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An Adivasi community in Kerala has united to save the region’s dwindling hornbill population 30.12.2019 Scroll.in
A proposed hydroelectric dam, poaching and timber mafia threaten the bird population.
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Chennai Buzz: Plea over mall parking fees | ‘She’ toilets | Permits for street vendors… and more 22.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From the latest water supply update to civic and infrastructure initiatives, catch a round-up of news from the city over the last seven days.
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Centre nod to Uttarakhand govt for projects worth Rs 5,100 crore 20.12.2019 Projects Monitor

The Central government has granted approval to projects worth over Rs 5,100 crore for the state of Uttarakhand. These projects include Rs 2,584 crore Jamrani Dam project, Rs 1,400 crore for developing Dehradun into a Smart City and Rs 1,200 crore for Tehri lake and surrounding areas. Jamrani Dam project has been pending for over […]

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Subansiri dam will produce costly power and won’t control Assam floods. Why is it still being built? 4.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The electricity tariff would be more than double the average cost in India, an RTI query has revealed.
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Anti-CAB, anti-LSHEP protests rock North Lakhimpur 3.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
Anti-CAB, anti-LSHEP protests rock North Lakhimpur
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Bids invited for Sanjeeva Reddy High Level Lift Canal Phase-II 27.11.2019 Projects Monitor

The Irrigation & CAD Department, Andhra Pradesh, has floated tenders for Sanjeeva Reddy High Level Lift Canal Phase-II project. The scope of work involves construction of two balancing reservoirs, gravity canal along with CM and CD works, one pumping station including construction of pump house, procurement, erection testing and commissioning of electro-mechanical, hydro-mechanical and pressure […]

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In water rich Bhutan, capital Thimphu often goes thirsty 25.11.2019 Scroll.in
Authorities are struggling to meet the water needs of the fast growing capital, especially in the winter when there is little rain or snow and pipes freeze over
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Tamil Nadu proposes largest hydel based power project in Nilgiris 19.11.2019 Projects Monitor

The government of Tamil Nadu is planning to build its largest hydroelectricity and first pumped storage project (PSP) in Nilgiris. Two reservoirs across Sillahalla and Kundah rivers are proposed to be built for the purpose. The project has been conceptualised at an estimated cost of Rs 4,200 crore by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution […]

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APW challenges NGT order in SC 15.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
APW challenges NGT order in SC
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In Pakistan, fishing villages are losing their livelihoods as the Indus dries up 29.10.2019 Scroll.in
Dam construction and other upstream activities on the river have left fisherfolk without any work.
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AASU stir against CAB, big dam from Nov 28.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
AASU stir against CAB, big dam from Nov
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