Articles tagged under: SAUNI

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

Highlights of CM Vijay Rupani’s address at Aaji dam

June 29, 2017
Highlights of CM Vijay Rupani’s address at Aaji dam

Rajkot: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani speaking at Rajkot today said the last Prime Minister who visited the city of Rajkot without poll campaign was Morarji Desai. He visited this city in 1977. After 40 years, Shri Modi is the second Prime Minister to visit this city outside the campaign season. Rupani pointed out that Modi was here soon after completing a three nation tour. Rupani said when someone visits America, the timings reverse, and when he is back to the country the timings change agai...Read More

Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at Aaji Dam in SAUNI project function

June 29, 2017

Rajkot: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today at Aaji dam here welcomed the water of Narmada, now flowing in Aaji dam. He also inaugurated an express line connecting Aaji and Nyari dam - two major source of water for the city of Rajkot. The Prime Minister also dedicate increased height of Nyari dam. Narmada water supply to Aaji dam and its connectivity to Nyari dam through express feeder lie would solve the problem of water supply for Rajkot city. The Prime Minister in his speech said: ...Read More

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