Articles tagged under: water

Rupani asks NRGs in USA to support ‘Jal Sanchay Abhiyan’ in Gujarat

May 20, 2018
Rupani asks NRGs in USA to support  ‘Jal Sanchay Abhiyan’ in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today reached out to Non-Resident Gujaratis (NRGs) settled in America through videoconferencing with an appeal to financially support Gujarat’s Jan Sanchay Abhiyan to conserve rainwater to last till next monsoon. He was linked to NRGs assembled in the USA to celebrate Gujarat’s Foundation Day. It was early morning here and evening in America. Congratulating all Gujarati families in America to mark Gujarat Gaurav Divas, Mr. Rupani lis...Read More

90 % works of Jal Abhiyan either completed or under process: Chief Secretary

May 18, 2018
90 % works of Jal Abhiyan either completed or under process: Chief Secretary

Gandhinagar: Sujalam Sufalam Jal Abhiyaan (SSJA) has taken a form of ‘Jan Abhiyaan’ (Citizens’ campaign). The self generated cooperation and partnership from the voluntary organizations and common mass of people into the SSJA has geared it up into the ‘Mission Mode’, said Dr. J. N. Singh, Chief Secretary of the state, in a statement. Giving further details of the SSJA, Dr. Singh stated that under the SSJA a large scale cleaning and deepening works in lakes, rivers, canals, and o...Read More

Dahod Municipality launches four moving ATMs for drinking water

May 16, 2018
Dahod Municipality launches four moving ATMs for drinking water

Dahod: Local municipality has launched four moving ATMs of drinking water. The citizens will be able to get 10 litre drinking water for Rs 5 and 20 litre drinking water for Rs 10. Earlier Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation had launched four moving parabs(drinking water facility) in the city as part of its heat-plan for summer 2018. AMC parabs are offering drinking water for free to citizens at various locations. DeshGujaratRead More

Rupani reviews Jal Abhiyan progress at 6 sites in as many districts through drones

May 14, 2018
Rupani reviews Jal Abhiyan progress at 6 sites in as many districts through drones

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today reviewed the progress of ongoing Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan with officials at six works sites in six districts through drone monitoring command control wall technology from his residence at Gandhinagar. A direct link was established with Gomta in Rajkot district, Chkhalvav in Tapi, Kamalpur in Sabarkantha, Naredi in Junagadh, Dudhia in Dahod and Bhadam village in Narmada district through video conferencing with Collectors...Read More

Chief Minister sits behind the wheel of JCB to dig earth at Shertha talav in Gandhinagar

May 03, 2018
Chief Minister sits behind the wheel of JCB to dig earth at Shertha talav in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar: As part of the month-long Sujalam Sufalam Jal Abhiyan launched on Gujarat’s Foundation Day on Tuesday, Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani himself sat behind the wheel of a JCB earth moving vehicle to dig up a pond at Shertha in Gandhinagar district. The government plans to de-silt or dig up 11,000-lakh cu ft earth from 13,000-odd ponds, check dams and reservoirs in the state before monsoon. This includes deepening 138 ponds and 188 watershed works, others under forest department...Read More

Gujarat CM launches Kabirvad development project, apprentice programme, Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan

May 01, 2018
Gujarat CM launches Kabirvad development project, apprentice programme, Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan

Bharuch: Rs 40 crore project Kabirvad development project kicked off today at Shuklatirth in Bharuch district of Central Gujarat. Under this project, ghats of Kabirvad, Mangleshwar, Angareshwar and Shuklatirth will be developed. The Chief Minister also launched Rs 300 crore apprentice yojana which was announced in last budget under which youths selected will be given Rs 4,500 per month stipend from the state and central governments in addition to stipend given by employer. Applicants can ...Read More

Tenders for Rs 4,000 crore Bhadbhut barrage project to be out this month, works to start this year: Rupani

May 01, 2018
Tenders for Rs 4,000 crore Bhadbhut barrage project to be out this month, works to start this year: Rupani

Bharuch: Speaking at Kosamdi village of Ankleshwar taluka in Bharuch district of Central Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today made announcement that tenders for Rs 4,000 crore Bhadbhut barrage project will be out later this month. Rupani said Bhadbhut dam will prevent saline sea water from entering into river bed of Narmada. It will also conserve Narmada water and solve the issue of water supply. Rupani said the works for the project will start within this year. Rupani was speaking at a fu...Read More

10570 works to take place during month long Sujlam Suflam Jal Abhiyan in Gujarat in May 2018: CM

April 29, 2018

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani today asserted that state wide ambitious campaign ‘Sujlam Suflam Jal Abhiyaan - 2018’ (SSJA_2018), to be launched on “Gujarat Gaurav Din” on May 1st, 2018,’ is aimed at connecting Jan Shakti (People’s power) with Jal Shakti (Water Power) and would turn into festival of massive hard works. The campaign is intended to build a ‘Powerful Gujarat’ which would pave a way for the nation to follow. The Chief Minster said tha...Read More

10,000 ponds to be excavated and further deepened before monsoon: Rupani

April 20, 2018
10,000 ponds to be excavated and further deepened before monsoon: Rupani

Junagadh: Speaking at his native village Chanaka in Saurashtra, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said the State government will start a movement for deepening the ponds from 1st of May with people's participation. As many as 10,000 ponds will be excavated and further deepened before upcoming monsoon, he added. He said Narmada canals will be cleaned and forest check dams will also be further deepened as part of the movement. Rupani said 34 rivers will regain life through this move...Read More

After Saurashtra, Water Supply Minister holds review meeting with North Gujarat MLAs on drinking water issues

April 10, 2018
After Saurashtra, Water Supply Minister holds review meeting with North Gujarat MLAs on drinking water issues

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Minister of State, Irrigation and Water Supply (Independent Charge) Parbat Patel today held a review meeting here with MLAs from North Gujarat region to discuss the issues pertaining to drinking water. The minister had hold the meeting with MLAs with both ruling BJP and Congress almost a week after holding such a meeting with MLAs of Saurashtra region. He reiterated that there was no dearth of drinking water till July 31. 'There was no big compla...Read More

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