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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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Kolkata plans its first biomining project at Mollar Bheri landfill on eastern wetland 21.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The Rs 21-crore project will be implemented in 55 acres of land near Mollar Bheri, a shallow fishery located in the East Kolkata Wetlands, that has seen a 12-feet-high mountain of waste build up over the years.
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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India’s largest power producer wants nitrous oxide emission norms for coal plants relaxed 20.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The current emission limit applicable to most Indian plants is five times higher than that in China.
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86 Bn CRPF extends assistance 19.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
86 Bn CRPF extends assistance
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People visiting Khuga dam area to be monitored 16.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
People visiting Khuga dam area to be monitored
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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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Sawan Rains 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 21 states of India are facing heavy rains in the Hindu legendary month of Sawan that started from 17th July. But even before it the north eastern states and West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh faced heavy rains in June-July because the monsoon turf line moved there bypassing Western India. The Madhya Pradesh faced almost dry season in June and early July. Now the Madhya Pradesh is having good heavy rains all over the state. Earlier the people and particularly the farmers were very worried over a long gap in the monsoon rains after initial rains indicating arrival of Monsoon. There were no pre-monsoon rains and gap in Monsoon rains added to worries to State Administration also. The Sheopur district in the Western Madhya Pradesh was hit by the rains as never before. It received 186 millimeter (7.32 inches) rains in 12 hours. It is a bordering district with Rajasthan. It was totally cut off from all side with neighbouring districts of Gwalior, Morena, Shivpuri of Madhya Pradesh and ...
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Intense Heat 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is reeling under the intense heat conditions crossing 40 degree Celsius in most of the places. The Western district Khargone worst hit temperature soaring upto 45.6 degree. In nearby Dhar district it is at 44.5 degree. The capital Bhopal having 42.2 degree temperature. The heat waves are prevailing all over the State. The sudden rise in the temperature is due to intense heat waves coming from the desert areas of Rajasthan sweeping the states. Geographically the Madhya Pradesh is so located that during the winter cold waves come from snowfall Northern Himalayan states and during summer heat waves from Western side of Madhya Pradesh. The weather in the state is considered pleasing and pleasant. In 29 districts the heat condition are on increase. The 9 districts of Madhya Pradesh are areas of deficient rains and facing water scarcity.Conditions. There are nearly 5 lakh 44 thousand tube wells in the state. It all are getting underground waters, which is dwindling in the state at a fast pace. ...
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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 Lashing MP 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
After a gap of few weeks now heavy rains are lashing the entire Madhya Pradesh. On August 20-21 in 24 hour it rained 6.25 inch in Bhopal and some is the position in the neighbouring district of Vidisha & Raisen. The River Betwa is in high spate and these districts are cut off in roads from inside and outside also. The another district Sehore is flooded everywhere. In the North Western Madhya Pradesh the Mandsaur district it is water all over. At a culvert a car was washed away and all the four occupants drowned inside the car. In capital Bhopal 6 persons have died. In the Bhoj Sagar the water level increased by 2 inches in 24 hours as never before. There is three small talabs in a series inside the city and all are overflowing submerging many localities in the old city. Till recently the shortage in rains was 23 per cent but now it has come down to 3 per cent. The rainy month “Sawan” is almost over and next Hindu calendar month Bhadra is coming within few days. It is assessed that this year the rains ...
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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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Deluge in Capital 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In Monsoon is active again in the Madhya Pradesh. In capital Bhopal within six hours it rained 116 millimeter about 5 inch. The localities in Bhopal and all other cities, town and villages or so flooded that it become tanks and roads are rivers. The Monsoon come late by 14-15 days on June 22-23. The four month period of rainy season even one month is not over and we are not only in the state but in the entire nation are feeling highly harassed and tormented by it. In Seoni district a dam collapsed and many villages submerged and crops on several hectares destroyed. In capital Bhopal all the nullahs are overflowing and one child was washed away. In the entire heavy rain alert is issued and 15 district it is devastating rains. It is always said that before rain all nullahs are cleared but people residing there say that for many years it were not cleared. Clearing the nullah in a racket and every year crores of rupees are embezzled on this job without doing the job. The State Government in the whole year ...
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Rain Water Tanks 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madhya Pradesh is also facing the grave problem of lack of underground water. The Chief Minister this year some months back announced a rural scheme to collect and accumulate rain water throughout the state in all the village as a lasting solution of water scarcity. He declared that under MANREGA works a water tank will be dig in every village of the state to provide year-long safe drinking water and percolate underground water everywhere. He emphatically declared before monsoon by June 15 every village will have tank. The day of June 15 is over and monsoon has arrived. Now people must be informed how many new tanks and the name of the each village where such tanks have come up to fill up with rain water. It is a charge against Mr.Modi that he is uttering “Jamla” his first Jamla of black money flopped. Charge against Mr.Chouhan is that he is making declaration and no implementation. Now Mr.Chouhan should come out with a report card on tank in each and every village of Madhya Pradesh.
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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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New Talab 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The State Government is working on a long term plan this year for conservation of water with the digging new talab in the villages at the cost of Rs 500 crore to ensure water suplly there for all time to come. The tube well and hand pumps are not reliable rather itself liability during summer by going dry. But the new water body like talab will not only keep the tube with water supply and maintain the under ground water. The Bhopal big lake the Bhojsagar the digging out the silt is going on seriously with active participation of Mayor Mr Alok Sharma and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The Kulansh River that bring in water in the Bhojsagar is being widen and dug deep to have more water to provide Bada talab. The rivers and talab salvage and restoration work will go till June 15. It is hoped by that the time most of the villages will have its own bodies to ensure year long and all the time water available all the time. The water harvesting it appears is forgotten scheme but it must be taken up ...
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Blistering Summer 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Entire Madhya Pradesh is under the intense summer spell with highest 44 degree Celsius in Mandla. The capital Bhopal has it own highest temperature up 41.3 degree Celsius. The mercury crossed 40 degree temperature mark all over the State. The hot winds coming from Rajasthan are causing intense heat conditions in the State. South western winds are blowing in the State at the speed of 16 kilometer per hour. The weather office has predicted no respite in coming days. It has warned the scorching heat is set to go harsh and there would be heat wave conditions by month end. The dry weather will persist.All the civic bodies facing the problem water scarcity. The Ratlam as becoming critical. The monsoon set date in Madhya Pradesh June 10 and occurs around it. But if delayed for some time the water scarcity will go critical every where. The wild animals like tigers and other are coming closes to cities and villages frequently a search of water. With the intensity of heat the water evaporation from open water ...
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Talab Preservation 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In view of frequent water scarcity problem the Chief Minister Mr Shivraj Singh Chouhan has taken a very vital decision to launch statewide campaign for preservation of talabs. The campaign will be one and a half months long from May to June 15. During this period renovation, deepening and the construction of new talab will be undertaken. There are many villages without any water body and people go long distance for fetching water and in critical summer days these villages supplied water by tankers. In construction of new talab such villages be taken on first. Such water bodies will be able to collect rain water and also percolate as under ground water which the due need of the State The Government must handpumps but phase out tube well. It is disastrous and over exploiting undergound water and itself with a water are needed most. In the forest areas also there must be mini talab in large numbers to provide water to the wild life also. During summer the wild life on search of water came upto nearby ...
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Summer Measures 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
There is a saying that drought conditions are also nature’s arrangement to improve soil fertility. In that situation the fields are kept vacant and scotching heat fertility of soil go up. In subsequent years it give increased yield of crops. With the shrinking of water levels in the water bodies provide opportunity to remove soil from talaab to make it more deep for increasing the water storage. Such excavated soil from talaab beds are very fertile and spread over barren lands to make it also fertile. It is an ancient wisdom of soil management. These days in the state the talaab are shrinking and Government should take prompt measures to take advantage of the situation to make all the talaab more deep and wide by further digging. Some year such action carried out at the Bhopal Bhoj Sagar (Upper Lake) but it turned out be photo session and publicity stunt. Such things should be done with sincerity to achieve the objective.
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