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Gujarat govt approves lift irrigation scheme for Arvalli district

June 07, 2021
Gujarat govt approves lift irrigation scheme for Arvalli district

Gandhinagar (Information): Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today approved Rs. 117.13 crore lift irrigation schemes for upstream Vatrak reservoir in Aravalli district. This entails filling up total 60 ponds in predominantly tribal Meghraj, Malpur and also Modasa to irrigate 4,695 acre for 12 months. He said this is part of whopping Rs. 6,642-crore spent on 1,644 small, medium and big schemes to irrigate 5.43 lakh acre during the last four years from 2016 to 2022 in the higher hilly terrains of 54...Read More

Gujarat govt handover four ponds to AMC

March 16, 2021
Gujarat govt handover four ponds to AMC

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has taken a decision to handover four ponds, that are under the State government at present, to Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC), without charging anything. These four ponds are - Gaam talav (village pond) of Chenpur, Muthiya, Naroda, and Vinzol talav (village lake of Chenpur, having spread over area of 14,694 sq. mt., of survey no. 134 TP in Ghatlodiya taluka, lake having 41,278 sq. mt. located on block no. 01 at Muthiya village of Asarwa, village l...Read More

Funds to Gujarat under Jal Jeevan Mission by centre doubled to Rs 883.08 crore in 2020-21

February 09, 2021
Funds to Gujarat under Jal Jeevan Mission by centre doubled to Rs 883.08 crore in 2020-21

New Delhi: The central government has doubled the allocation of funds to Gujarat under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in financial year 2020-21 compared to the previous year. Under JJM, the Centre allocated Rs 390.31 crore in FY2019-20, which has been increased to Rs 883.08 crore in FY2020-21. This information was provided by Minister of State for Jal Shakti Shri Ratanlal Kataria in Rajya Sabha on February 8, 2021 while replying to a question raised by Rajya Sabha Member Shri Parimal Nathwani. ...Read More

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of three projects in Kutch including India’s largest renewable energy park

December 13, 2020
PM Modi to lay foundation stone of three projects in Kutch including India’s largest renewable energy park

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will undertake a visit to Dhordo in Kutch, Gujarat on 15th December, 2020 and lay the Foundation Stone of several development projects in the State. These projects include a desalination plant, a hybrid renewable energy park, and a fully automated milk processing and packing plant. Chief Minister of Gujarat will be present on the occasion. Prime Minister will also undertake a visit to the White Rann, followed by witnessing a cultural programme. The...Read More

Rupani to kick off works for Navda – Chavand bulk pipeline project

December 05, 2020
Rupani to kick off works for Navda – Chavand bulk pipeline project

Amreli: Gujarat Chief Minister will on December 6 perform groundbreaking for Rs. 644 crore Navda-Chavand bulk pipeline project. The project is likely to complete in 20 months (June 2022). As many as 33 lakh people across 1298 villages of Gondal, Jetpur, Upleta, Dhoraji, Jamkandorna, Ranavav, Porbandar, Kutiyana talukas will benefit from this scheme. DeshGujaratRead More

Groundbreaking performed for water schemes, new Sainik school

December 05, 2020
Groundbreaking performed for water schemes, new Sainik school

Surat/Vadodara: Gujarat Chief Minister today performed groundbreaking for Rs. 711 crore Tapi-Karjan link pipeline irrigation project at Umarpada in Surat district of South Gujarat. He also performed groundbreakng for Rs. 50 crore Sainik School. Proposed irrigation scheme will provide irrigation facility to 53,700 acre land in 73 villages of Umarpada and Dediyapada talukas. This is lift irrigation scheme that shall lift water to height matching to 53 storey tall building. In another progr...Read More

PM Narendra Modi to be on visit to Kutch on December 15: Rupani

December 03, 2020
PM Narendra Modi to be on visit to Kutch on December 15: Rupani

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today informed media persons here that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the State on December 15. The Prime Minister will during his visit to Kutch district perform ground breaking for the world's largest renewable energy park and also for a desalination plant. Earlier on November 12, the Chief Minister had during his Kutch visit said, ‘Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform ground breaking for world’s largest renewable ene...Read More

PM Modi to lay foundation stone for world’s largest renewable energy park in Rann of Kutch: Rupani

November 12, 2020
PM Modi to lay foundation stone for world’s largest renewable energy park in Rann of Kutch: Rupani

Dhordo Tent City, Rann of Kutch: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundation stone for world's largest renewable power generation park in Kutch in near future. 'Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform ground breaking for world's largest renewable energy generation park in Kutch where 30,000 MW solar and wind - twin power generation will take place,' Rupani said while speaking at 'Border Area Vikas Utsav' function at Rann Utsav fame Dhordo tent ci...Read More

Gujarat – Denmark MoU in water sector

September 29, 2020
Gujarat – Denmark MoU in water sector

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Denmark in water sector. Gujarat government arm 'Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board' has signed MoU with 'Deanish Water Forum' through online interactive platform, for technology exchange, training, capacity building, knowledge exchange, cooperation in water supply, waste water treatment/reuse and water management. MoU has been signed for five-year period in order to set up Indo...Read More

Gandhinagar to be first city in country providing 24×7/365 days drinking water supply throughout city: Rupani

September 18, 2020
Gandhinagar to be first city in country providing 24×7/365 days drinking water supply throughout city: Rupani

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani laid e-foundation stone of ambitious 24/7 water supply project for Gandhinagar city today on the 70th birthday of Prime Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi in a presence of Union Home Minister Shri Amitbhai Shah through video conference from New Delhi. This ambitious project will take shape at a cost of Rs.229 crore and the citizens of Gandhinagar will be able to get 24 hours pure drinking water through taps. Speaking on the occasion Home Minister Amit...Read More

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