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Thursday, October 28, 2021



NGT red-flags Kaleshwaram project: Green clearance was in violation of law, halt work

October 21, 2020 12:03 pm

The Kaleshwaram Multipurpose Lift Irrigation Project, the world’s largest irrigation and drinking water system, was inaugurated last year by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao.

Jalyukt Shivar scheme fraud: 3 years on, only four arrests despite FIR against 24 govt officials, 138 contractors in Beed

October 16, 2020 11:42 am

The alleged fraud came to light in 2017, and after an internal probe, the agri assistants, agriculture supervisor, circle agriculture officers, taluka agriculture officers and sub-divisional officials were suspended by the agriculture department.

Maharashtra: State adopts irrigation well scheme to tackle water crisis, create jobs in rural areas

September 04, 2020 3:21 am

State Water Conservation Minister Sandipan Bhumre’s decision to rely on irrigation well follows a growing demand in the rural belt, especially from backward regions of Vidarbha and Marathwada. It will, however, be implemented throughout all water-crisis hit talukas in the state.

Maharashtra: Economic Survey skirts irrigation controversy again

March 06, 2020 5:39 am

A contention, made in Economic Survey report for 2011-12, that the percentage of actual irrigation potential had just risen from 17.8 percent in 2000-01 to 17.9 percent in 2010-11

Mahindra EPC Irrigation shares to be listed on NSE on Friday

February 13, 2020 1:03 pm

"We would like to further inform that the National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) has approved our application for listing and the date of listing of our equity shares would be February 14, 2020," Mahindra EPC Irrigation said in a filing to the BSE.

A game of chance

August 19, 2019 2:13 am

Monsoon’s increasing unpredictability calls for greater efficiency in rainwater storage and use.

Haryana plans micro irrigation push

June 24, 2019 12:57 am

In Jhajjar itself, another project is being irrigated in Subana area to irrigate 225 acres of land. An amount of Rs 4 crore is being spent on both the solar energy-based projects to provide micro irrigation facility to the fields of farmers.

Sugarcane farming: Maharashtra govt plans to replace flood irrigation with drip for cane

May 16, 2019 4:29 am

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has urged the state finance department to work out the budget for subsidies to help farmers meet the additional expenditure on drip irrigation infrastructure.

Union ministry seeks ‘special case’ funds to reline canals, help Rajasthan irrigation

September 26, 2018 6:57 pm

The note, likely to come up in Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting, states that the two projects are not eligible for inclusion under the latest guidelines of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana-Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (PMKSY-AIBP)

Maharashtra govt plans higher investment in micro-irrigation

May 14, 2018 5:03 am

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has directed the Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Finance to revise the schemes to give more priority to micro-irrigation projects to achieve More Crop Per Drop.