Articles tagged under: SAUNI
September 08, 2017
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
September 04, 2017
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
June 29, 2017
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
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:
June 21, 2017
Rajkot/Gandhinagar: The water from river Narmada today arrived Rajkot through the pipe line network of ambitious SAUNI yojana amid celebrations by locals as the Aaji -1 dam, the main source of drinking water supply to this important city of Saurashtra, started receiving water at an estimated rate of 200 to 250 cusecs.
SAUNI whcih stands for Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation, a project launched by the then Chief Minister Narendra Modi in September 2012, is for supply of excess wa...Read More
June 09, 2017
Jasdan: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated phase - 1 link - 4 of SAUNI project by welcoming Narmada waters at Ankadia village of Jasdan belt in Rajkot district.
A 55 km pipeline dedicated today connects Bhogavo - 2 dam to Ankadiya dam of Sartanpar in Jasdan belt. Rs 1677 crore pipeline is 55 km long. Panchal area of Saurashtra is source of most of the reservoirs of this region. Ankadia dam has seen overflow for the first time today after two and half decades, thanks to Narmada wate...Read More
May 16, 2017
Gandhinagar: After two clarification statements issued by the State government, one of them from Chief Minister himself, now third clarification on Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation Yojana (SAUNI) Project approval has been issued by the Centre. Following is the full text of clarifying note:
A section of the media has incorrectly reported that Central Water Commission (CWC), External Assistance Directorate has rejected Gujarat Government request for funds for Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran ...Read More
May 15, 2017
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in a statement today said the allegations of opposition party pertaining to funding of SAUNI project which is the lifeline of Saurashtra are baseless. Rupani in his statement said: 'all points of SAUNI project are checked by Central Water Commission. The state government has shared all necessary details pertaining to CWC report in March 2017 in depth and Central government has granted in principle approval to SAUNI. The project is in last pha...Read More
May 14, 2017
Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today issued a statement and said the first phase of SAUNI project is near completion.
'For the implementation of second phase works of SAUNI project worth Rs 6,399 crore, a proposal was made before MOWR(Ministry of Water Resource) for 50% (Rs 3200 crore) loan of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB). Ministry of External Affairs of Government of India had given principal approval with condition of MOWR approval.'
'MOWR had sought CWC(Central Water ...Read More
April 17, 2017
Botad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Saurashtra-Narmada Avataran Irrigation (SAUNI) Link-2 project’s 52-km long Phase-1 completed at a cost of Rs.1,500-crore, and performed the groundbreaking ceremony of 74-km long Phase-2 worth Rs.1,695-crore at a function at the Botad district town in the Saurashtra region.
The phase-1 and phase-2 of the SAUNI Link-2 pipeline project, totaling Rs.3,200-crore is scheduled to fill up nine tanks/reservoirs in as many talukas in three district...Read More
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