Monday, Sep 26, 2022

Narmada dam


23 gates of Narmada dam opened, flood alert sounded in 3 districts

August 15, 2022 1:53 am

The district administrations of Narmada, Vadodara and Bharuch districts have sounded a flood alert in several villages along the river banks due to the rising level of the Narmada river.

As water level rises due to rains, Narmada dam gates to be opened at noon

August 12, 2022 11:20 am

This is the first time the gates of the Narmada dam are being opened this monsoon season. In the likelihood of the river swelling, several villages in Vadodara's Karjan taluka and Bharuch district have been put on alert.

Canal fully functional; villagers cheer as Narmada water approaches Kutch

July 07, 2022 12:04 am

The development marked the completion of the KBC, the only branch canal which was incomplete, and Narmada waters reaching 750 kilometres from Narmada dam, authorities of the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNNL) said.

Several dams in Saurashtra have low storage

September 20, 2021 1:22 am

As per the latest report of the state government, 51 out of 206 major dams in the state were overflowing on Sunday. Of the 51 reservoirs, 48 are located in Saurashtra.

50 % rainfall deficit in Narmada basin to affect state’s water share

September 16, 2021 3:44 am

While the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd (SSNNL) is now preserving the water to raise the level in the basin, following heavy rainfall in Saurashtra and intermittent rainfall in Central Gujarat, the shortfall in the basin will hit the party states sharing the water when the allocation is calculated at the end of the monsoon in November this year.

Gujarat: Shut since July, Narmada Dam powerhouse ran on Aug 26

September 07, 2021 6:19 am

The downstream of the dam had run dry since the powerhouse was shut on July 3 due to a deficit in the monsoon and depleting dam levels.

Water level drops in Narmada dam as surface treatment taken up for the first time

July 25, 2021 11:03 pm

SSNNL officials say the dam has been drained on purpose during summer to allow leakage repairs as a delayed monsoon is not a worrisome issue.

Explained: How Sardar Sarovar Dam is providing irrigation water in summer for the first time in history

June 09, 2021 3:05 pm

Called the ‘lifeline of Gujarat', the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam usually has no water for irrigation during summers. However, this year the dam had 122.72 metres with live storage of 1,711 million cubic metres in the month of June.

Irrigation department starts pumping Narmada water into Nyari Dam

April 05, 2021 10:31 pm

Mayor Dav, deputy mayor Darshita Shah and other local BJP functionaries visited the dam site.

PM’s birthday celebrated across Gujarat: Puja performed as Narmada dam reaches FRL

September 17, 2020 11:51 pm

Gujarat government and Gujarat BJP organised various programmes to celebrate Modi’s birthday. The state government launched a number of welfare and people-centric schemes.


Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam: Here is what the world's second largest dam looks like

September 17, 2017 12:13 pm

On his 66th birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam in Gujarat's Narmada district. The dam, which became the world's second largest, has been raised to a height of 138 meters.


What PM Modi said about Sardar Patel when he unveiled the statue.

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recounted the work done by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in his speech as he paid his tribute.