Articles tagged under: Narmada canal

Gujarat Assembly passes bill for protection of canal, river water with provision of imprisonment, fine

July 26, 2019
Gujarat Assembly passes bill for protection of canal, river water with provision of imprisonment, fine

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today moved Gujarat Irrigation and Water Discharge Management (Amendment) bill 2019 which was passed by majority. The bill proposes upto Rs. 20,000 fine or six month imprisonment for those creating obstruction in canal by putting engine or other tools. The bill has also provision of upto one year imprisonment or Rs. 50,000 fine or both for one who creates obstruction in canal flow regulation and direction. One who divert the flow of river or create obst...Read More

After filling up enough stock of water capable of meeting 70 days need, supply of Narmada water to Aaji and Nyari dam stopped

June 05, 2019
After filling up enough stock of water capable of meeting 70 days need, supply of Narmada water to Aaji and Nyari dam stopped

Rajkot: The filling up of Narmada water in Aaji and Nyari dams here was stopped today with enough water stored in the dams to continue the supply of water to this biggest city of Saurashtra for over two months. An official today said that the city needed around 5 million cubic ft of water per day for its needs and now the two dams have enough water for supply up to 70 days or ie up to August 15. Much before that the monsoon would arrive. He said that the water filling was st...Read More

Narmada main canal water only for drinking purpose: Banaskantha collector warns citizens

March 22, 2019

Palanpur: District collector of Banaskantha has in a notification made announcement that water in main Narmada canal passing through the district is reserved for drinking water supply to 477 villages of 7 talukas of district. District collector has asked the citizens of Kankrej, Diodar, Bhabhar, Tharad, Vav, Suigam, Lakhni etc areas not to lift Narmada main canal water. Collector has warned that those involved in such activity will face action and pumping machines and pipes used to lift main c...Read More

Bopal to get water from Rs.160-crore Narmada Canal based project: Gujarat CM

January 08, 2019
Bopal to get water from Rs.160-crore Narmada Canal based project: Gujarat CM

Ahmedabad,: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today dedicated and laid the foundation stones of various development projects of Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA) worth Rs.285-crore. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the Bharatiya Janata Party Government has developed a well-planned system to ensure people’s every paisa is spent in development works through transparent and corruption-free time-bound manner. In the past, the Congress governments used to lay stones but left t...Read More

Scanty rain and fag end of monsoon: Gujarat govt to continue Narmada water supply for irrigation

September 14, 2018
Scanty rain and fag end of monsoon: Gujarat govt to continue Narmada water supply for irrigation

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said that it would continue to provide irrigation water from Sardar Sarovar Narmada reservoir to farmers for their standing crops in the wake of scanty rain at the fag end of monsoon season. It also said that despite supply for irrigation purposes there was enough water for the drinking needs of the state for a year in the reservoir. Talking to newsmen here Deputy CM Nitin Patel said that the state government had decided to s...Read More

Narmada water supply to Kutch to remain affected for 5 days due to repair work at pumping station

September 11, 2018
Narmada water supply to Kutch to remain affected for 5 days due to repair work at pumping station

Bhuj: The water supply through Narmada main line to Kutch district of Gujarat will remain affected for five days beginning today due to repair work of an important pumping station. An official of the water supply department today said that due to repair work at Dhanki water pumping station of the Narmada project, the water supply will remain affected from September 11 (the pumping station is already shut for repair work at midnight previous night) to September 15. He sa...Read More

Gujarat govt instructs release of Narmada water in all canals to save standing crops in the wake of delay in rain

September 06, 2018
Gujarat govt instructs release of Narmada water in all canals to save standing crops in the wake of delay in rain

Gandhinagar: In a significant pro-farmer decision, the Gujarat government today took a decision to release water in all the canals on Narmada Project to save the crops in the wake of scanty rain in various parts of the state. Education Minister Bhupendra Chudasama and MoS Irrigation Parbat Patel today informed this decision taken in the cabinet meeting headed by CM Vijay Rupani. They said that around 7000 cuses of water was already being released in Narmada canal for ...Read More

Centre approves Rs 730.90 crore assistance for Narmada canal construction: Gujarat govt conveys thanks to PM

August 29, 2018
Centre approves Rs 730.90 crore assistance for Narmada canal construction: Gujarat govt conveys thanks to PM

Gandhinagar: The government of India has approved Rs 730.90 crore assistance for construction of Sardar Sarovar Narmada project canal network under the irrigation scheme, said Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today. Nitin said, 'the Centre has selected 99 projects for priority completion across the country. Narmada project has been placed in this list. The Centre has approved Rs 1,484.391 crore long term irrigation fund loan at lower interest rate of 6% under the Long Term Irrigation Fund(L...Read More

Gujarat govt announces 8,000 cu sec release of Narmada water for irrigation in rain deficient areas

August 22, 2018
Gujarat govt announces 8,000 cu sec release of Narmada water for irrigation in rain deficient areas

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced release of 8,000 cu sec water for 12-day period in Narmada canal to save crops in rain deficient areas of State. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said: Water storage in Narmada dam is sufficient to satisfy drinking water needs through the year. However present storage is not enough to satisfy irrigation water needs for entire year. The government has however started releasing 8,000 cu sec water today for a period of 12-days for rain d...Read More

SRP deployed alongside Kutch Branch Canal on way to Tappar dam for smooth supply of drinking water

August 09, 2018
SRP deployed alongside Kutch Branch Canal on way to Tappar dam for smooth supply of drinking water

Bhuj: State Reserve Police(SRP) force has been deployed alongside the Kutch branch canal in Vagad belt of district Kutch. Due to very poor rain in Kutch in monsoon so far, the State government has decided to fill Tappar dam with Narmada water. The canal to Tappar dam passes through the Vagad region of district Kutch. Couple of days ago, groups of villagers gathered and obstructed Narmada water supply to Tappar dam. They were demanding government to fill village ponds with Narmada water first...Read More