Articles tagged under: Summer 2018
March 18, 2018
Gandhinagar: Dr. Rajivkumar, Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog was in Gujarat today. He held meeting with Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and senior government officials including the Chief Secretary.
Speaking to media persons, Dr. Rajivkumar said one of the things raised by the State government today was proposed Coastal Economic Zone at Jamnagar - Kandla coast. Dr. Rajivkumar Said welcomed this initiative and said he would take up the matter with relevant ministries in the Centre. He said Chief Mini...Read More
March 17, 2018
The irrigation department was working on war footing to repair the feeder canal of Tappar dam in Anjar Taluka of Kutch district even as the water supply and water filling work has somewhat been restored from this afternoon.
The sub canal which was the tail part of the channel which brings Narmda water through Sauni Yojana to this all important dam of Kutch region.
PM Narendra Modi had himself inaugurated the Lodhika pumping station on May 22 last year and forma...Read More
March 17, 2018
The famous Kesar Keri (mango) today made its first presence in Junagadh marketing yard over a month ahead the proper beginning of the mango season.
Secretary of the yard P S Gajera said that in the first lot around 25 boxes of 10 kg each arrived here today. The prices during its first auction today (Rs 1200 to 1500 per box) were much higher than the normal prices of peak season.
Notably, last year the first lot had arrived on March 16 but it was onl...Read More
March 16, 2018
The forest department team has rescued a dehydrated young leopard from the bed of a dried up rainy river that flows through Gir forests in Junagadh district of Gujarat.
The incident has take place close on heels of the incident of rescue of another leopard who had fallen in a well in neighbouring Gir Somnath district and remained trapped there overnight earlier this week.
RFO H V Sheelu today said that the around 5 year old leopard was found lying in ...Read More
March 16, 2018
The supply of water from Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam for irrigation of Rabi crops which was gradually being reduced since yesterday as per pre- announced schedule has completely stopped today and it has resulted in lessening of over 5000 cusec of outflow rate from the largest water reservoir in Gujarat amid concerns over availability of enough water this summer.
The all important dam and reservoir situated in Kevadia of Narmada district, through which drinking water is ...Read More
March 14, 2018
Tharad: A group of farmers pelted stones over government team protesting action against illegal water lifting activity.
Narmada department staff joined by State Reserve Police(SRP) team had come to Vav and Tharad talukas to remove illegal water drawing machines on Madka canal. When process of cutting as many as 300 pipelines was going on near Morikha village, a group of farmers rushed there and pelted stone. The officials left the place for safety reasons but arrived again to continue th...Read More
March 09, 2018
Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said the opposition instead of doing study in detail is misinterpreting the fact and making wrong allegations against the government over the usage of Narmada water.
Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel in a statement said(roughly translated in English from originally a Gujarati note):
- Due to lesser rain last monsoon, more than 25 dams on river Narmada in Madhya Pradesh including Indirasagar, Bargi, Tava, other medium level dams and Sardar Sarovar dam...Read More
March 07, 2018
Amid the continuously lowering water level in the Sardar Sarovar Narmada reservoir in Gujarat and apprehensions about availability of water during coming summer, the state government taking a pro-active decision today instructed the district collectors to keep a close-watch on the possible water scarce area and provide free of cost water-tankers in such localities.
The district collectors have been instructed to hold meetings of water committees on regular basis,...Read More
March 07, 2018
Bhuj: The government of Gujarat has started filling Tappar dam of district Kutch with Narmada water for which water has been released in Kutch branch canal.
The area of Vagad, main town of which is Rapar has no source of water. Narmada waters in Tappar dam will be able to supply drinking water to Gandhidham, Bhachau and Rapar talukas.
Due to scanty rain last monsoon, 20 middle category gams in Kutch have only 14.46% water left, of which water of six dam is now reserved for drinking...Read More
March 04, 2018
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister chaired a high level meeting to review and discuss the drinking water situation in the State.
The meeting reviewed progress of 32 works worth Rs 206 crore which were approved
Instruction was issued in the meeting to reserve water in reservoirs of Saurashtra and Kutch for drinking purpose.
At present, Narmada oriented schemes supply drinking water to 8,630 villages and 165 urban areas. The government supplies irrigation water for Rabi(winter) se...Read More
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