Articles tagged under: water
July 02, 2020
Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today urged to complete the remaining 24 km long canal-works of Kutch branch canals, which are supplying Narmada-waters to Kutch, on priority basis.
In Gandhinagar today, the chief minister had held a high-level meeting to make a detail review of the works being done for supplying Narmada-waters to Kutch.
The meeting was also attended by Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Nitinbhai Patel and Minister of State Mr. Vasanbhai Ahir.
During the meeting...Read More
July 01, 2020
Gandhinagar: Gujarat has completed 15.80 per cent of average monsoon rain till the beginning of July. Presented below are the figures of rainfall in mm reported at 8.00 am on 1st July 2020.
Reservoirs in Gujarat filled with 46.23 per cent water storage against capacity.
As on 29 June, Gujarat has witnessed 48.16 per cent sowing of Kharif crops against normal.
June 28, 2020
Vadodara: Gujarat's third largest city Vadodara found mention in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat radio address today. The Prime Minister in his Mann Ki Baat address admired a movement to install rain water harvesting system across the schools in Vadodara. PM Modi termed this as inspiring example. He said the district administration and locals in Vadodara ran an interesting movement under which today in Vadoara 1,000 schools are having rain water harvesting. As per an estimate, averag...Read More
June 08, 2020
Palanpur: Gujarat based voluntary organization VSSM has introduced 'water wheels' in a village of Banakantha district in attempt to ease the burden of pot (bedu) carried by women on their head.
Mittal Patel, member of Development and Welfare Board for Denotified Nomadic and Semi Nomadic Communities of Govt. of India and Founder - Trustee of VSSM said, such water wheels are used widely in African countries and they are very popular there. Some use has also been started in neighboring state R...Read More
June 04, 2020
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Dy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today said that Narmada water for Kharif season irrigation will be released from Sunday, June 7.
Patel said, Sardar Sarovar has huge water storage compared to past five years which 1.51 million acre ft. Water level in the dam is at 123.61 meter mark. This storage is being used for drinking water supply and also for supply to regional water schemes such as Sujalama Sufalam Yojana and SAUNI yojana for the benefit of water tanks, local reservoi...Read More
February 27, 2020
Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) for setting up desalination plants at 4 villages in Devbhumi Dwarka, Bhavnagar, Kutch and Gir Somnath districts. The plants will be set up in two years period after approval is granted. The plants will have capacity to convert daily 27 crore liter sea water into drinking water.
State government arm Gujarat Water Infrastructure Ltd (GWIL) signed MoU with Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of Mumbai based Shap...Read More
January 31, 2020
Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today said the Chief Minister has given in-principle approval for construction of 24 hydraulic storage structure units over four major rivers of tribal populated district Dang at an estimated cost of Rs. 26 crore. Proposed structures will come up over rivers Purna, Gira, Khapri and Ambika and their branches in 24 villages of Ahwa, Subir and Vaghai talukas.
Due to hilly geography, Dang is not suitable for big water storage projects. Therefore small water ...Read More
January 18, 2020
New Delhi: Gujarat has been ranked the best for parameters on efficiency targets in the review of state and Central government water departments by the ministry of Jal Shakti, reports Hindustan Times. In the previous year’s ranking, Telangana had got the top slot and this year’s topper, Gujarat, was ranked seventh last time.
Rajasthan has emerged the third best and Delhi is among the worst performing states, according to the ranking for 2019 circulated to different state governments rece...Read More
January 04, 2020
Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today granted permission to build ‘Bandhara’ (small dam) on Mul Path Rekha at Mityala village of Jafrabad tehsil in Amreli district.
This Bandhara will supply 93.50 MCFT irrigation waters to four villages – Mityala, Lunashapur, Vandh and Kagvadar – of Amreli.
It should be noted that the Chief Minister has sanctioned this Bandhara, to be built at a cost of Rs. 8-Crore, giving an emotional response to the urge made by the people of these...Read More
December 21, 2019
Gandhinagar (press release): Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani today called on the farmers of Gujarat to take full advantage of occurrence of ample rainfalls in the last monsoon in the state to produce maximum farm produces and provide a new direction to the nation.
In this reference, the Chief Minister thanked the god for making adequate rainfall in Gujarat to resolve its water crisis. He was speaking at a function organized to dedicate to the people a sewage water purification plant ...Read More
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