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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 05, 2021 10:31 pm
Mayor Dav, deputy mayor Darshita Shah and other local BJP functionaries visited the dam site.
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.
September 09, 2020 4:48 am
On Tuesday evening, the water level in the dam touched 136.49 metres, just about two metres short of its FRL.
September 02, 2020 3:04 am
Low-lying areas of Ankleshwar town were inundated on Tuesday with 500 people evacuated to safer locations. Juna Diva village in Ankleshwar was heavily waterlogged and the administration shifted several people to local government schools-turned-relief shelters.
August 28, 2020 3:16 pm
The dam level was at 130.53 metres at 5pm on Thursday, about eight metres short of its Full Reservoir Level (FRL) of 138.68 metres. The Riverbed Powerhouse (RBPH) has resumed generation of hydropower in a phased manner
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.
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.