Articles tagged under: Sabarmati river

Doctors, policemen, BJP, congress workers participate in Sabarmati cleaning mega drive on penultimate day

June 08, 2019
Doctors, policemen, BJP, congress workers participate in Sabarmati cleaning mega drive on penultimate day

Ahmedabad:Doctors, policemen and workers of main opposition congress today participated in the Swachch Sabarmati Maha Abhiyan on its penultimate/4th day here today. Leader of Opposition Congress in the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) Dinesh Sharma also took part in the drive that was conducted between Gandhi bridge and Vivekanand bridge of the river today. He said that it was a noble effort of the AMC to make the river clean and all the workers of his party were avail...Read More

CM Rupani launches five day Sabarmati river cleaning mega drive, large number of common people also participating

June 05, 2019
CM Rupani launches five day Sabarmati river cleaning mega drive, large number of common people also participating

Ahmedabad: On the occasion of the world environment day today, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani launched the five day river Sabarmati cleaning mega drive in which a large number of common people are also participating. During the five day drive by the AMC named Swachch Sabarmati Maha Abhiyan which is to continue till June 9, the river would be cleaned between Dufnala/Torrent power to Vasana barrage along riverfront on both sides of it in the city.   On ...Read More

Upto 20,000 citizens to participate in 5-day long mega movement to clean river Sabarmati: AMC

June 04, 2019
Upto 20,000 citizens to participate in 5-day long mega movement to clean river Sabarmati: AMC

Ahmedabad: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) expects to involve upto 20,000 citizens in river Sabarmati cleaning drive during 5-9 May, city municipal commissioner Vijay Nehra said today in a press conference. 'The AMC is launching Swachch Sabarmati Maha Abhiyan (clean Sabarmati mega movement) tomorrow. We wanted to clean river Sabarmati with involvement of people. Initially we thought, 200-300 citizens would respond to our call for volunteering, but in last seven to ten days we have attrac...Read More

Water released from riverfront stretch of Sabarmati for repair work of Vasna barrage

May 11, 2019
Water released from riverfront stretch of Sabarmati for repair work of Vasna barrage

Ahmedabad:  Water is being released from Riverfront portion of river Sabarmati in Ahmedabad to downstream due to ongoing pre-monsoon repair and maintenance works at Vasna barrage. Read More

PM boards seaplane from river Sabarmati

December 12, 2017
PM boards seaplane from river Sabarmati

Ahmedabad: At around 10.00 am today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi boarded a seaplane from river Sabarmati at Ahmedabad to reach Dharoi dam in North Gujarat. The Prime Minister boarded a modified American built Quest Kodiak float plane after waving hand to people gathered on Sabarmati Riverfront and Sardar bridge. The plane as per its schedule reached Dharoi dam where PM was welcomed by locals. The Prime Minister is scheduled to visit Ambaji temple in pilgrim town Ambaji in North Gujarat by road....Read More

PM to board sea plane to visit Ambaji, landing at Sabarmati Riverfront and Dharoi dam

December 11, 2017
PM to board sea plane to visit Ambaji, landing at Sabarmati Riverfront and Dharoi dam

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today while speaking at Sabarmati Riverfront in the last public meeting of Gujarat campaign 2017 said Sabarmati Riverfront will see landing of sea plane tomorrow. Modi said: Tomorrow in this riverfront, a sea plane will land at 9.30 am. It will land in river water. I will board the sea plane and travel to Dharoi dam. The sea plane will land at Dharoi dam water from where I will travel to pilgrim town Ambaji for darshan of Goddess Amba. The sea plane wil...Read More

Water level in Sabarmati further recedes, Riverfront walkway still closed

July 26, 2017
Water level in Sabarmati further recedes, Riverfront walkway still closed

Ahmedabad: The water level of river Sabarmati in Ahmedabad has further come down today. however many villages in central Gujarat have been flooded owing to release of excess water from it. The water level at Subhash bridge in the city at 10 am this morning has come down to 141.08 meter. This has also resulted in receding of water from the flooded walkway of the adjoining riverfront. However it was still closed from visitors. It is believed that cleaning task will take a week befo...Read More

50,000 to 1 lakh cu sec release from Dharoi dam tonight: Riverfront walkway closed for public

July 24, 2017
50,000 to 1 lakh cu sec release from Dharoi dam tonight: Riverfront walkway closed for public

Ahmedabad: Due to continuous rainfall in catchment area, Dharoi dam in North Gujarat is witnessing continuous inflow. At 3.00 pm today the level of water in Dharoi dam was 611.15 ft. The dam was witnessing 1,41,000 cu sec inflow during the afternoon.According to the Superintendent Engineer of Dharoi dam the inflow was constant and there was all possibility of level reaching 617 ft at around 11.00 pm. In such circumstances initially 50,000 cu sec water is expected to be released. Later the di...Read More

Gates of Vasna barrage opened, water level in Sabarmati brought down to 132 ft

July 01, 2017
Gates of Vasna barrage opened, water level in Sabarmati brought down to 132 ft

Ahmedabad: Even as heavy to very heavy rain has caused flood like situation in several districts of Gujarat, gates on Vasna barrage here have also been opened as a precautionary measure to keep the water level in Sabarmati river that flows in the middle of the city under control. Ahmedabad city has also witnessed over 3 inches of rain in the last 24 hours. According to AMC control room, the water level in the river was at 132 ft at 4 pm today, just four ft below the danger l...Read More

Dharoi dam filled at possible full level, due to aging more storage not possible

September 03, 2016

Ahmedabad: After many years, the level of water at Dharoi dam has crossed the 620 ft mark this year against maximum level of 622 ft. The present storage in the dam is 26,446 million square ft against its storage capacity of 28,716 million square ft. Therefore the percentage of storage in the dam is over 92%. The dam was build before four and half decades back and therefore it is too old. Therefore further storage is not possible even when the inflow is continuing at present. Citing t...Read More