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IRRIGATION NEWS

Over-irrigation of land spells doom for Maharashtra farmers

January 20, 2023 1:32 pm

The problem of over-irrigation has led to land turning barren in the areas lying along the major rivers like Bhima, Krishna, and Panchganga.

CAG report slams Maharashtra govt over six irrigation projects

December 31, 2022 7:28 am

The report observed that multiple revisions in administrative approvals prolonged the construction phase and there was also a significant increase in the cost of the project.

Irrigation funds: Rs 1,400 crore cleared for two irrigation projects in Vidarbha and rail line

November 30, 2022 9:27 am

Revised approval of Rs 826 crore was granted to Wasani Medium Irrigation project in Achalpur tehsil of Vidarbha’s Amaravati district.

8,000 overflowing ponds in rural areas, treated water to be used for irrigation: Haryana CM Khattar

October 01, 2022 11:37 am

The Chief Minister, who was speaking as the chief guest at the annual conference in Panchkula on implementation of the District Environment Plan, said the “increasing pollution levels have become an issue of major concern for the entire humanity”.

State received 80 pc rainfall, has enough water until Aug ’23: Govt

August 12, 2022 12:47 am

In a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in Gandhinagar, the water department stated that the 207 reservoirs in the state, including the Sardar Sarovar project in Narmada, had a total of 69 per cent water until August 10 -- the highest in 13 years.

North Gujarat farmers to get Narmada water for 10 days

April 15, 2022 3:11 am

The Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd. (SSNNL), in a press statement late on Thursday, said that Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has instructed to provide 1,500 cusecs water for 10 days in North Gujarat from April 15.

TiE Pitchfest 2022: Four students to represent India at Stanford University

April 14, 2022 9:38 am

Four students of CMR Institute of Technology have come up with a solution to help Indian farmers understand groundwater levels.

'Haryana becomes only State to geotag 18,104 water bodies'

March 25, 2022 8:16 pm

“A 5-pillar strategy, including institutional reforms, policy interventions, focusing on key projects and activities, convergence and implementation and governance has been adopted by the state," said chief secretary Sanjeev Kaushal.

CCEA nod to extension of irrigation scheme

December 16, 2021 3:39 am

🔴 The approval for Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana — with an outlay of Rs 93,068 crore — was granted for 2021-26. PMKSY was first launched in 2015.

Maharashtra govt to increase subsidy to promote micro irrigation

November 21, 2021 7:17 pm

Conceding that micro irrigation schemes have not got the desired response, Agriculture Minister Dadasaheb Bhuse said, "The state government has taken the decision to provide financial support to farmers to make it feasible."

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