Articles tagged under: SAUNI

Inter-linking of 23 dams under Rs 2,200 crore ‘Sauni Yojana’ completed in Saurashtra

June 04, 2022
Inter-linking of 23 dams under Rs 2,200 crore ‘Sauni Yojana’ completed in Saurashtra

Saurashtra: The work that was underway as part of ‘Sauni Yojana’since 2015 has been completed in Halar. As part of this project, 23 dams of Saurashtra have now been inter-linked at a cost of Rs 2,200 crore and testing of the linking pipeline has also been successfully completed recently. In the coming days, water for irrigation and drinking purpose will now be available in Halar in the entire stretch of villages between Dhrol and Kalyanpur talukas. The work on laying 143 kilometer long pi...Read More

Rs 16,148 crore spent so far on Sauni yojana

April 01, 2022
Rs 16,148 crore spent so far on Sauni yojana

Gandhinagar: Rs 16,148 crore has been spent so far on Phase 1 and 2 of the Sauni Yojana project according to the state government. The state government in reply to a set of questions from Congress MLAs stated that the project was granted an in-principle approval of Rs 18,563 crore and the government still has Rs 2,415 crore to be used for the project. The project is expected to be completed by 2023, the state government stated. During the survey for phase 2, it was found that more pipel...Read More

People celebrate arrival of Narmada water in Bor Talav of Bhavnagar

August 07, 2021
People celebrate arrival of Narmada water in Bor Talav of Bhavnagar

Bhavnagar: The administration has decorated Bor Talav of Bhavnagar with lighting for the celebration of welcoming the Narmada river’s water entering Bor Talav lake today. The water from Narmada entered Bor Talav in Bhavnagar today on 7th August. The decoration using lights is done from Akhlol Jakatnaka to RTO circle. The colorful lights are set-up at Thapnath Mahadev and Bal Vatika along with Bor Talav. The Bor Talav was filled with water by pumping water from Vikaliya pumping station last...Read More

CM orders to complete SAUNI phase-2 by August 15 this year and phase-3 by March next year

June 09, 2020
CM orders to complete SAUNI phase-2 by August 15 this year and phase-3 by March next year

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today instructed the state water resources department to complete the phase-2 works of the Saurashtra-Narmada Avataran Irrigation Yojana (Sauni Yojana), which has an objective to meet the drinking water requirements of Saurashtra and Kutch regions with Narmada waters, before the next Independence Day, August 15. In Gandhinagar today, the Chief Minister had held a high-level review meeting with senior officials to review the progress made in the...Read More

857 km pipeline laid under SAUNI project out of total length of 1371 km

July 03, 2019
857 km pipeline laid under SAUNI project out of total length of 1371 km

Gandhinagar: SAUNI project in Gujarat has witnessed Rs. 12,978.64 crore expenditure so far as per the reply given by the government in the assembly. Total project cost was pegged at Rs. 18,563.24 crore. The total length of pipeline in this project is 1371 km, out of which 867.91 km pipeline has already been laid. DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarat Budget: 10 dams received Narmada water under SAUNI, works to connect 3 more dams completed

July 02, 2019
Gujarat Budget: 10 dams received Narmada water under SAUNI, works to connect 3 more dams completed

Gandhinagar: Finance Minister Nitin Patel in his budget speech today described how SAUNI scheme, launched by then Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been like blessing for Saurashtra and Kutch regions. Patel said, 'Narmada water was supplied to Aaji-1, Nyari-1, Aaji-3, Ranjitsagar, Veri-1, Machhu-2, Machhu-1, Bhadar-1, Sukhbhadar and Tappar dams/reservoirs through SAUNI scheme in last one year.' The cities and areas benefitted through this included Rajkot, Jamnagar, Gondal, Morbi, Wankaner,...Read More

Bhadar dam to be filled with Narmada waters

March 18, 2019
Bhadar dam to be filled with Narmada waters

Rajkot: Due to the model code of conduct in place by Election Commission, written instruction for release of Narmada water to Bhadar dam from Aaji-1 could not be given by the State government under SAUNI scheme, it is learnt. It is also learnt that a pipeline which has been laid connecting Aaji-1 dam to Gundasari village near Ribda will now supply Narmada water which will further flow to a channel and reach Veri talav near Gondal. When Veri talav witnesses overflow, surplus water will reach B...Read More

Narmada water enters Shetrunji dam of Bhavnagar; SAUNI to complete next year says CM

March 07, 2019
Narmada water enters Shetrunji dam of Bhavnagar; SAUNI to complete next year says CM

Gandhinagar: Another dam in Gujarat is now filled with Narmada water. This latest one is located in Bhavnagar district. It is main source of water for Bhavnagar city and district. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today welcomed and worshiped the inflow of Narmada water at Shetrunji dam in Bhavnagar. He said, next year 115 dams of Saurashtra will be filled with Narmada water under Rs. 18,000 crore SAUNI project initiated by then CM Narendra Modi. Rupani dedicated Bhimdad - Shetrunji reserv...Read More

Gujarat CM lays stone of SAUNI Link-4 Package-6 at Visavadar costing Rs.700 crore

September 08, 2017
Gujarat CM lays stone of SAUNI Link-4 Package-6 at Visavadar costing Rs.700 crore

Junagadh: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today performed ground breaking ceremony of Saurashtra Narmada Avataran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojna Link-4 Package-6 costing Rs.700-crore near Visavadar in the Junagadh district to fill up nine dams with the Narmada waters. Speaking on the occasion, he said that SAUNI project to fill up 115 dams with Narmada waters would serve as a boon to the Saurashtra region, enabling farmers to take three crops a year, thanks to the ‘politics of developm...Read More

President Ram Nath Kovind lays stone of Narmada-linked SAUNI Link-4 Phase-2

September 04, 2017
President Ram Nath Kovind lays stone of Narmada-linked SAUNI Link-4 Phase-2

Ahmedabad: The Indian President Mr. Ram Nath Kovind today laid foundation-stone of the 2nd phase works, worth of Rs. 1,068.63-crore, of the Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation Scheme (SAUNI). He also visited the famous Ghela Somnath Mahadev Temple and made pooja. He also prayed to Lord Ghela Somnath for prosperity and happiness of every citizen of Saurashtra and the country. Mr. Kovind, who is on two-day long visit of Gujarat from yesterday, praised and congratulate Gujarat for its vast an...Read More

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