Articles tagged under: water

Bopal to get water from Rs.160-crore Narmada Canal based project: Gujarat CM

January 08, 2019
Bopal to get water from Rs.160-crore Narmada Canal based project: Gujarat CM

Ahmedabad,: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today dedicated and laid the foundation stones of various development projects of Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA) worth Rs.285-crore. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the Bharatiya Janata Party Government has developed a well-planned system to ensure people’s every paisa is spent in development works through transparent and corruption-free time-bound manner. In the past, the Congress governments used to lay stones but left t...Read More

Border place Lakhpat starts getting Narmada water; Rupani announces two desalination plant for Kutch, tenders before Makar Sankranti

January 05, 2019

Bhuj: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday visited scarcity-hit Kutch district and attended a review meeting related to scarcity situation. Rupani witnessed supply of Narmada water to border destination Lakhpat. Rupani said, "it is for the first time that scarcity linked relief works were started in the month of September itself. In the past relief work would take place in summer, which means for maximum four months. This time scarcity related relief works are taking place for 8...Read More

Gujarat govt OKays more Narmada water supply to Rajkot; Aaji to be filled in January

December 24, 2018
Gujarat govt OKays more Narmada water supply to Rajkot; Aaji to be filled in January

Rajkot: Aaji dam in Rajkot will be filled again with Narmada water possibly in the month of January. The State government has given approval for supply of Narmada water to Aaji dam using SAUNI Yojana link. Aaji will get Narmada water supply for third time this year thanks to this decision. This will ensure regular drinking water supply to the citizens of Rajkot city. DeshGujaratRead More

CM Chairs meeting of Mayor, Commissioner, Standing Committee Chairman of 8 Municipal Corporations

December 07, 2018
CM Chairs meeting of Mayor, Commissioner, Standing Committee Chairman of 8 Municipal Corporations

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today called on the eight municipal corporations of the state to develop their urban areas at par with world class cities by expediting constructions of town planning schemes along with amenities works such as cleanliness, drainage water system, and recycling of waste water. The Chief Minister chaired the meeting of mayor, municipal commissioner, and standing committee chairman of eight municipal corporations – Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot...Read More

Tender process for setting up six desalination plants in Gujarat to be initiated in December 2018: Rupani

November 26, 2018
Tender process for setting up six desalination plants in Gujarat to be initiated in December 2018: Rupani

Mumbai: Gujarat Chief Minister today said the State government will start tender process for setting up desalination plants at six places in the State in upcoming month of December. He said these six desalination plants will come up at Dahej, Kutch, Dwarka, Somnath, Bhavnagar and Pipavav. Each of six planned desalination plants will have 100 mld capacity. They shall be set up under public private partnership(PPP) model. It's worth noting that tender process for first such desalin...Read More

Decline in water level in Narmada dam continuous but slow due to occasional inflow from MP

November 22, 2018
Decline in water level in Narmada dam continuous but slow due to occasional inflow from MP

Vadodara:The water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam reservoir, the life-line of water supply in Gujarat, has seen a decline of 1.22 meter in its water level since November 11 a day before the start of release of water from it for irrigation of rabi crops as instructed by the state government. The water supply for irrigation of Rabi crops would continue till February 28 but as the live water storage currently was 2653.59 Million Cubic Meter (MCM) ie around 48% of its total live capaci...Read More

Junagadh, Porbandar to get water supply every third day

November 21, 2018
Junagadh, Porbandar to get water supply every third day

Junagadh: Due to insufficient rain during monsoon this year, district headquarters Junagadh will get water supply from municipal corporation every third day. This decision taken by local civic body will be in implementation with effect from November 22. Earlier Porbandar Municipality had taken same decision. DeshGujarat Read More

Desalination, Recycling of water the way to go for Gujarat, explains Chief Minister

November 20, 2018

Bhuj: Speaking to media persons at district headquarters Bhuj in scarcity-hit Kutch district, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said desalination of sea water and recycling/reuse of waste water is way to go for elimination of term 'famine' or 'scarcity' in arid Kutch and Saurashtra regions of Gujarat. DeshGujaratRead More

Rupani reviews scarcity situation in Kutch

November 19, 2018
Rupani reviews scarcity situation in Kutch

Bhuj: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today held a high-level meeting at Bhuj with the local district administration to review the situation emerging in scarcity affected Kutch district. In the meeting, the Chief Minister assured that Kutch would not face any difficult in this hard time. Rupani further stated that to resolve the issue of drinking water, the Tappar Dam would be filled with Narmada waters from January 20, 2019. The state government has ensured adequate quota of fodder...Read More

Gujarat govt. declares Rs 1300 crore special package for 45 talukas that received 250-400 ml rain in monsoon

November 17, 2018
Gujarat govt. declares Rs 1300 crore special package for 45 talukas that received 250-400 ml rain in monsoon

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today declared special package for farmers in 45 more talukas that are scarcity-affected. Each of these talukas had received rainfall below 400 ml but above 250 ml during monsoon this year. Earlier the government had declared all talukas that received less than 250 ml rainfall as scarcity-hit. The talukas included for special package are; Kadi, Daskroi, Morbi, Mansa, Jetpur, Bhanvad, Mahesana, Palanpur, Padra, Dholka, Bechraji, Upleta, Dhari, Jasdan, Sanan...Read More

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