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Gujarat CM declares Kutch as scarcity affected district with implementation from 1st October

September 20, 2018
Gujarat CM declares Kutch as scarcity affected district with implementation from 1st October

Bhuj: After holding three-hour meetings at district headquarters Bhuj in arid border district Kutch, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani declared entire district as a scarcity affected with implementation from October 1st. Besides this, in the entire state every tehsils which has received less than 125 mm of rainfall were also declared scarcity affected areas with effect from October 1st. The Chief Minister was in Bhuj to hold review meeting with local administration and leaders including opp...Read More

Gujarat CM likely to visit Kutch to review scarcity situation

September 19, 2018
Gujarat CM likely to visit Kutch to review scarcity situation

Bhuj: Monsoon 2018 is now in its departure phase. arid border district Kutch has received just 26.51% of total average monsoon rain this year. Rapar taluka in Kutch has witnessed just 5.65% rain while Lakhpat has received just 3.44% rain. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani is likely to visit district headquarters Bhuj on September 20th to review the fodder and water availability. The Chief Minister is likely to arrive in Bhuj at 3 pm. He will hold meeting with district officials in presence of l...Read More

Withdrawal of Monsoon from Gujarat delayed Eighth time in a row

September 18, 2018
Withdrawal of Monsoon from Gujarat delayed Eighth time in a row

Ahmedabad:The withdrawal of monsoon in Gujarat this year also has been delayed like last seven years in a row. The normal period for onset of South West Monsoon in Gujarat is September 15 and its starts from Kutch region and in a matter of few days it leaves all parts of the state. But since 2011 it is not happening on time. Senior meteorologist at IMD center here, Ms Manorama Mohanty said that the onset of withdrawal has not started as yet and there was no likelihood of ...Read More

Minor fluctuations in water level of Narmada dam on, after drop of around 11 cm it sees 2 cm rise

September 15, 2018
Minor fluctuations in water level of Narmada dam on, after drop of around 11 cm it sees 2 cm rise

Vadodara: The water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam reservoir, the lifeline of Gujarat's water supply, is seeing minor fluctuation and after a drop of around 11 cm in 48 hours due to continuous supply for irrigation purposes to save the standing crops, has seen a rise of around 2 cm again. The water level at 6 pm today was 125.79 m and live storage was 2266.96 million cubic meter (MCM) which was 38.78% of total live storage capacity. The inflow which has fallen down to as low ...Read More

Scanty rain and fag end of monsoon: Gujarat govt to continue Narmada water supply for irrigation

September 14, 2018
Scanty rain and fag end of monsoon: Gujarat govt to continue Narmada water supply for irrigation

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said that it would continue to provide irrigation water from Sardar Sarovar Narmada reservoir to farmers for their standing crops in the wake of scanty rain at the fag end of monsoon season. It also said that despite supply for irrigation purposes there was enough water for the drinking needs of the state for a year in the reservoir. Talking to newsmen here Deputy CM Nitin Patel said that the state government had decided to s...Read More

Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam reservoir level reaches 125.88 meter

September 13, 2018
Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam reservoir level reaches 125.88 meter

Vadodara: The water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam reservoir, the lifeline of Gujarat's water supply, after minor fluctuation was rising again and has reached 125.88 meter till 5pm today. Due to fluctuation in inflow from Madhya Pradesh owing to start and closure of hydel power units at Indirasagar and Omkareskhwar, the water level also saw some downward trend and in the first half today it had gone down by 3 cm but it has again started rising even though no hydel unit in MP is...Read More

Even as normal time of withdrawal of Monsoon (September 15) is just couple of days away, Gujarat still to get over 1/4th of its average rain

September 13, 2018
Even as normal time of withdrawal of Monsoon (September 15) is just couple of days away, Gujarat still to get over 1/4th of its average rain

Ahmedabad: Even as the normal period for start of withdrawal of monsoon from Gujarat is just two days away (September 15 is the normal date), this western state is still deprived of more than one fourth of its average rainfall this year. However the only silver-lining is that for the past several years (since 2011 to be precise) the onset of withdrawal of monsoon in the state (Which starts from Kutch on September 15 and the process goes on for several days) has been delayed. Gujarat till d...Read More

Narmada water supply to Kutch to remain affected for 5 days due to repair work at pumping station

September 11, 2018
Narmada water supply to Kutch to remain affected for 5 days due to repair work at pumping station

Bhuj: The water supply through Narmada main line to Kutch district of Gujarat will remain affected for five days beginning today due to repair work of an important pumping station. An official of the water supply department today said that due to repair work at Dhanki water pumping station of the Narmada project, the water supply will remain affected from September 11 (the pumping station is already shut for repair work at midnight previous night) to September 15. He sa...Read More

Water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada reservoir reaches 125.34 m, rising at 2 to 3 cm per hour

September 11, 2018
Water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada reservoir reaches 125.34 m, rising at 2 to 3 cm per hour

Vadodara: The water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam reservoir, the lifeline of Gujarat's water supply, has reached 125.34 meter till 11 am today and is still rising at a fairly good speed of 2 to 3 cm per hour due to increased inflow from Madhya Pradesh. As per official data received from SSNNL flood control unit here, the inflow at 11 am was 63610 cusec and outflow was 10016 cuses. The water level which after seeing a rise of over 14 meters in around 23 days had s...Read More

Water level in Sardar Sarovar Narmada reservoir rising again due to running of hydel power units in MP and increased inflow

September 09, 2018
Water level in Sardar Sarovar Narmada reservoir rising again due to running of hydel power units in MP and increased inflow

Vadodara: The water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam reservoir, the lifeline of Gujarat's water supply, is rising again from today as expected due to increased inflow from Madhya Pradesh side. The water level which after seeing a rise of 13.41 meters in around 20 days till yesterday had started declining yesterday itself due to decreased inflow from Madhya Pradesh and increase of outflow due to supply for agricultural needs. It went down up to 124.45 till 11am today and then...Read More

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