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Gujarat govt. clears Rs. 250 crore ‘Lift Irrigation’ scheme for 85 tribal villages of Panchmahal

November 15, 2019
Gujarat govt. clears Rs. 250 crore ‘Lift Irrigation’ scheme for 85 tribal villages of Panchmahal

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today sanctioned a Rs. 249.61-Crore worth ‘Lift Irrigation Scheme’ based on Panam Dam in Panchmahal district to supply irrigation waters to deprive eastern-belt areas. The scheme would benefit irrigation waters to the villages of Sehra, Godhara, Kalol, and Ghoghmba tehsils of the district. The scheme would provide irrigation waters to as many as 85 tribal dominated villages of Panchmahal district. Under the scheme the irrigation water w...Read More

Gujarat govt to set up 82 new automatic weather stations, 76 automatic water level recorders

September 27, 2019
Gujarat govt to set up 82 new automatic weather stations, 76 automatic water level recorders

Gandhinagar: Gujarat will have 82 new automatic weather stations and 76 new automatic water level recorders. The Government of Gujarat today in a statement said it has given nod to Rs. 26.25 crore purchases to set up real time information system in the State for effective and strong water resource management. Apart from 82 new automatic weather stations for real time information of surface water, the government will also upgrade 50 existing automatic stations. For real-time and self-...Read More

CMO nod for Rs. 216 crore Panam oriented water supply scheme; 53 ponds to be filled with water

September 20, 2019
CMO nod for Rs. 216 crore Panam oriented water supply scheme; 53 ponds to be filled with water

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has granted in-principle approval to Rs. 216 crore water supply scheme under which Panam high-level canal water will be used to fill 53 ponds of 38 villages of Mahisagar and Panchmahal districts. Surplus water of Panam irrigation scheme will offer irrigation facility in 10,000 hectare area benefiting 11,000 farmers and 45,000 villagers according to a release issued by the State government today. According to release, Panam high level canal water will ...Read More

Power generation through reversible turbine thanks to Garudeshwar weir

September 16, 2019
Power generation through reversible turbine thanks to Garudeshwar weir

Gandhinagar: A small dam called Garudeshwar weir is being constructed at a cost of Rs. 300 crore at location around 15 km away from Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam. The project is likely to complete in February 2020. Once it is completed, power generation will be possible using 6 hydro power turbines with same volume of water again and again. At present, 1200 MW capacity riverbed power turbine power generation needs dam water through pen stroke. Later same water travels to river. In order to stop...Read More

Water level of the Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam receding again after touching the historic FRL mark of 138.68 meter for the first time

September 15, 2019
Water level of the Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam receding again after touching the historic FRL mark of 138.68 meter for the first time

Vadodara: The Sardar Sarovar dam on river Narmada in Kevadia of central Gujarat, the lifeline of water supply in this western state, reached the full reservoir level ie., the highest point of 138.68 meters for the first time at 1920 hrs this evening. According to the Narmada Flood Control room here, the water level is being brought down after it achieved FRL. At 9 pm the water level had receded to 138.60 and the outflow of 5,75,985 cusec was much more than the total inflow of 2,24...Read More

Full Reservoir Level 138.68 m achieved for the first time ever in Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam, the lifeline of Gujarat

September 15, 2019
Full Reservoir Level 138.68 m achieved for the first time ever in Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam, the lifeline of Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Gujarat's lifeline Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam has witnessed top possible water level of 138.68 meter for the first time ever in its history. Managing Director of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd, an arm of Gujarat government today evening shared this news and it as historical moment. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is coming to Gujarat to mark the highest water level in Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam on 17th September which is also his birthday. The Government of Gujarat has planne...Read More

Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam 98.34% full, water level 138.14 m and rising, just 54 cm below from overflow mark

September 14, 2019
Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam 98.34% full, water level 138.14 m and rising, just 54 cm below from overflow mark

Vadodara: Even as the authorities were reportedly trying hard to delay the first overflow of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam after increase in its height due to installation and closure of gates, till September 17- the birthday of PM Narendra Modi, the heavy inflow from Madhya Pradesh has not only made the water level cross the 138 meter mark but has inched closure to the highest level. The water level that touched the 138 meter mark for the first time at 2 pm today has reached 138.14 m a...Read More

Water in Narmada dam at 138 meter level mark; further storage to continue due to flood concerns linked to high tide in sea

September 14, 2019
Water in Narmada dam at 138 meter level mark; further storage to continue due to flood concerns linked to high tide in sea

Bharuch: Level of water at Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam in Gujarat today touched historic 138 meter level. The highest level of water possible in this dam is 138.68 meter. According to Managing Director of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta, further storage in dam is necessary to control flood situation in district headquarters Bharuch city in downstream of river Narmada and 175 villages across 3 districts of Central Gujarat due to high tide in sea which makes dis...Read More

Gujarat govt and BJP to celebrate crossing of 138 meter level in Narmada dam on PM’s birthday ; CM invites PM for special presence

September 13, 2019

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will celebrate crossing of 138 meter water level in Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam on September 17 - birth day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Top level of water in Sardar Sarovar ever shall be 138.68 meter. State BJP chief Jitu Vaghani, addressing a press conference at State part headquarters Kamalam here said the party and the government will hold statewide programmes at 10 am on September 17 to mark crossing ...Read More

7.25 lakh cu sec water released from Narmada dam; level at 137.13 meter

September 12, 2019

Bharuch: District Collector of Narmada informed that the level of water in Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam in the afternoon today was at 137.13 meter with inflow of 7.81 lakh cu sec water and dischareg of 7.51 lakh cu sec. He said 20 villages were alerted in last three days following heavy discharge of water in downstream Narmada. He said the level of water will reach 138.68 meter in coming days. DeshGujarat Read More

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