Articles tagged under: Narmada

My govt to work even more rapidly towards bigger targets during second term, stream of development would also flow in Kashmir: PM Modi

September 17, 2019
My govt to work even more rapidly towards bigger targets during second term, stream of development would also flow in Kashmir: PM Modi

Kevadiya: PM Narendra Modi today said that his government was committed to work for even more rapidly towards bigger targets during the second term and would make the stream of development flow in Kashmir too. Addressing the Namami Devi Narmade event here PM Modi said, 'I had said during the elections and am reiterating it again that my government will work rapidly towards even bigger targets of development.' He said that the Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam and Statue of Unity both repr...Read More

Free wifi facility launched at Statue of Unity; World Forest, Safari, Cactus Garden, some of the upcoming tourist attractions here

August 17, 2019
Free wifi facility launched at Statue of Unity; World Forest, Safari, Cactus Garden, some of the upcoming tourist attractions here

Bharuch: A free wifi internet service was launched today at Statue of Unity site in Narmada district where the tallest statue of the world featuring Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is located. The service was launched by Chief Minister Rupani. The service has become possible with cooperation of Reliance Jio. The Chief Minister while speaking to media persons said the government was developing a 'Vishwa Vann' (world forest) here which shall have varieties of plants from allover the world. He...Read More

River rafting, a new attraction at Sardar Sarovar – Statue of Unity tourism circuit

August 17, 2019
River rafting, a new attraction at Sardar Sarovar – Statue of Unity tourism circuit

Bharuch: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated Gujarat's first river rafting activity at Khalwani near Kevadiya colony in central Gujarat. Khalwani is located near Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam and Statue of Unity. The Government of Gujarat is in process to add number of new tourist attraction in this area. According to the government, river rafting activity will be possible during entire year due to regular 600 cu sec flow of water at Khalwani. The facility will open for public...Read More

Villages alerted ahead of release of water from Sardar Saroavar Narmada dam

August 08, 2019
Villages alerted ahead of release of water from Sardar Saroavar Narmada dam

Chhota Udepur: 24-villages located on the bank of river Narmada in Vadodara district's Dabhoi, Karjan and Shinor talukas are alerted for flood following scheduled release of water from Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam from 1.00 am onward tonight. According to district collector Shalini Agrawal, Talati/Mantri of these villages are asked to convey alert to villagers. The locals in these villages are advised to stay away from river bank of Narmada. The villages that are alerted include Chando...Read More

Madhya Pradesh’s threat to stop supply of Narmada water to Gujarat ‘childish, unfortunate, shameful, politically-motivated and ill-intended:CM Vijay Rupani

July 20, 2019

Rajkot: Amid rising tension with Congress led Madhya Pradesh government over sharing of Narmada water, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today alleged that his counter part in the neighboring state Kamalnath and minister for Tourism Department and Narmada Valley Development Department Surendra Singh Baghel alias Honey Singh were issuing ultimatum to stop the supply of water with politically motivated ill-intention. 'Madhya Pradesh Congress government minister Honey Singh has given very ...Read More

Statue of Unity visiting hours increased ahead of beginning of summer

February 05, 2019
Statue of Unity visiting hours increased ahead of beginning of summer

Rajpipla: Chief Administrator of Statue of Unity site in Kevadiya has taken a decision to increase the visiting hours of Statue of Unity by two hours with effect from 5th of February, 2019. The Statue of Unity will now remain open for public visit during 8 am to 6 pm as per this decision. The decision has been taken in view of upcoming summer season, according to Chief Administrator who is also Collector of Narmada district. 'So far maximum 6,000 persons were able to visit the viewi...Read More

Gujarat government rejects reports that claim that water supplied through Narmada dam has become undrinkable

February 04, 2019
Gujarat government rejects reports that claim that water supplied through Narmada dam has become undrinkable

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today rejected the reports that the water supplied through Narmada dam has become infected with bacteria and pollutants and was not good for drinking. Principal Secretary of Water Supply department J P Gupta today told newsmen here that there was no truth in the reports that the water being supplied from Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam was not drinkable. He said that the deaths of fishes were due to local reasons and there were no chemicals in the water. The ...Read More

Garudeshwar dam which will keep Narmada filled up near Statue of Unity and along valley of flowers, not to cause floods or displace even a singe family

November 05, 2018
Garudeshwar dam which will keep Narmada filled up near Statue of Unity and along valley of flowers, not to cause floods or displace even a singe family

Kevadia: The Garudeshwar weir dam being constructed in Narmada near the 'Statue of Unity' would not only ensure that the river around this monumental tourist attraction remains filled up all the time in the stretch of around 12 km like the Sabarmati along the riverfront in Ahmedabad but also act as an emergency energy-source. The all important weir is a vital aid to the beauty of both the statue and the valley of flowers as it would make look the river beautiful by keeping it filled up....Read More

Visitors expect forest department to expand tourist campsite facility at Sagai and Malsamot

November 04, 2018
Visitors expect forest department to expand tourist campsite facility at Sagai and Malsamot

Bharuch: Domestic tourism is once again on boom as Diwali vacation has started in Gujarat. One of smaller destinations is Sagai and Mal Samot in tribal populate Dediapada taluka of Central Gujarat. However visitors demand more facilities. Forest department has built six rooms, dormitory and interpretation centre facilities at Sagai. While many visitors visit the place, they complain lack of enough rooms. Local believe, the total number of rooms should be 25 and not merely 6 here. Nearby ...Read More

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