May 10, 2019 8:58 am
Officials fear that the migrating families set up bases on government and gauchar land, which could possibly lead to illegal occupation. The cattle herder families have been migrating out of Kutch in groups since October last as the district is reeling under a severe drought.
May 09, 2019 5:09 am
The sarpanches and farmers of the six villages — Tunda, Dabhadi, Chhini, Dhanser, Bhandut and Pinjrat that fall in the tailend of the canal network — made representations about the alleged water theft from the canal that brings water from Ukai dam.
December 17, 2018 1:17 am
Normally, Gujarat gets around 9 MAF water from the Narmada river basin as per the Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal's final award in 1979.
June 12, 2018 4:38 pm
Former Gujarat Chief Minister Sureshchandra Mehta on Tuesday claimed that the state government's recently-concluded drive of deepening lakes and ponds would quench the thirst of only 10 per cent population.
June 04, 2018 2:00 am
The supply line is a part of Banni group water supply project and supplies water to 13 villages and is also the lifeline of Rann Utsav venue.
April 13, 2018 5:54 am
“Water is going to play a major role in all human and development-related activities in the coming years. In order to regulate the water management sector, the government has decided to establish Gujarat Water Regulatory Authority,” reads the February 14, 2012 government notification.
March 04, 2018 5:42 pm
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has assessed the development of these works at a high level meeting held here Saturday which was also attended by Chief Principal Secretary to the CM K Kailashnathan, Chief Secretary J N Singh and other senior officers related to water.
May 13, 2014 6:02 pm
As an aid to efforts to install tube wells, Modi also stressed on the need to use satellite mapping to find out if groundwater is available in Kutch region.
June 18, 2013 2:54 am
Babu Bokhiria,60,owes his political success to the money and muscle power he enjoys in Porbandar,which was a Congress
July 21, 2012 2:43 am
Water level in all major dams in the state is a little above 30 per cent of their total storage capacity,signalling tough times ahead with the monsoon already playing truant.