Articles tagged under: Narmada
November 05, 2018
Kevadia: The Garudeshwar weir dam being constructed in Narmada near the 'Statue of Unity' would not only ensure that the river around this monumental tourist attraction remains filled up all the time in the stretch of around 12 km like the Sabarmati along the riverfront in Ahmedabad but also act as an emergency energy-source.
The all important weir is a vital aid to the beauty of both the statue and the valley of flowers as it would make look the river beautiful by keeping it filled up....Read More
November 04, 2018
Bharuch: Domestic tourism is once again on boom as Diwali vacation has started in Gujarat. One of smaller destinations is Sagai and Mal Samot in tribal populate Dediapada taluka of Central Gujarat. However visitors demand more facilities.
Forest department has built six rooms, dormitory and interpretation centre facilities at Sagai. While many visitors visit the place, they complain lack of enough rooms. Local believe, the total number of rooms should be 25 and not merely 6 here.
Nearby ...Read More
November 03, 2018
Rajpipala: The state government is giving priority to locals and members of project affected people in jobs and other employment opportunities in and around the statue of unity project, which has brought the central Gujarat district of Narmada and its Kevadia town and adjoining areas on the world tourism map, Collector R S Ninama said.
Ninama informed that 100+ job opportunities were there in the SoU premises, over 200 have already been engaged in valley of flowers project, the company...Read More
October 30, 2018
Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today announced construction of new Rs 225 crore bridge at Mansar and Rs 45 crore bridge at Garudeshwar in Narmada district.
On the eve of inauguration of Statue of Unity, world's tallest statue in Narmada district, Nitin Patel dedicated three bridges constructed at a cost of Rs 205 crore and new government guest house revamped at a cost of Rs 6.77 crore at Rajpipla which is the nearest major town from the Statue of Unity.
Among the works de...Read More
October 28, 2018
Bharuch: Upendrasinh, a farmer in Narmada district in Central Gujarat has created Gujarati surname 'Modi' in his marigold farm as a mark of respect for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Samariya village based Upendrasinh was into conventional farming.
October 22, 2018
Gandhinagar: Departments of Narmada, Water resources, Water supply and Kalpsar, Government of Gujarat have taken a decision to give land to those affected by Garudeshwar weir project in exchange of land.
Total seven villages are to be affected due to the project.
According to the government, those who want land in exchange of land will be give land while those who wish to have Rs 7,50,000 compensation per hectare will be given cash compensation.
The earlier announced provisions on ...Read More
July 06, 2018
Ahmedabad: Renown author, painter and Narmada yatrai Amrutlal Vegad passed away today at Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. Ailing for last some time, Vegad was on ventilator support.
Hailing from Madhapur in Kutch but settled in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, Amrutlal Vegad was born on 3rd October in 1928. He had penned down narration of his over 4,000 km long Narada parikrama in Gujarati and Hindi. The narration was later translated in English, Bengali and Marathi.
After diploma in fine arts fro...Read More
June 21, 2018
Gandhinagar: Women and child welfare department of Gujarat government, ICDS and Adani Foundation have signed a five-year pact for making Narmada district free from malnutrition. According to ICDS director Manisha Chandra, the Prime Minister has given special attention to largely tribal populated Narmada district for 'Poshan Abhiyan(nutrition campaign)' following which this pact has been signed, under which Adani Foundation will spend Rs 6-8 crore and help to further strengthen the ICDS programme...Read More
June 02, 2018
Bharuch: Finally, the tender process for construction of ambitious Bhadbhut barrage project in Bharuch district of Central Gujarat has began. The target to complete the project is three years.
Narmada, Water Resources, Water Supply & Kalpsar department of Gujarat government has invited tenders from contractors for phase-1 development progarmme with estimated cost of Rs 2376.28 crore. Proposed works are listed below:
- construction of 1.637 km long Bhadbhut barrage comprising river div...Read More
March 24, 2018
Bharuch: Union minister Smriti Irani will be in Narmada district of Central Gujarat on one day visit.
The minister will hold meeting with executive officers at Keavdia Colony and review the action plant for 2018-22 for transformation of aspirational district Narmada.
She will attend a seminar at Sardar town hall in Rajpipla at 3.00 pm organized by Niti Aayog on Transforming India 2022.
Smriti will launch 2018-2011 action plant for transformation of aspirational district Narmada.
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