Sardar Sarovar Project

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Land ordinance shuts door on more litigation

The ordinanace has blocked a blanket route to reviving old cases by inserting a special clause to the Land Acquisition Act.

Rs 9,000-crore fund for Sardar Sarovar dam

The state govt has announced Rs 9,000-cr fund for the project in its budget including Rs 500 cr for its ambitious Statue of Unity project.


Sardar Sarovar project may get Central aid soon

The financial aid will help cover irrigation area of 8.73 lakh hectares of the total 18.45 hectares.

Sardar Sarovar Dam gates controversy

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi brought the 53-year-old Sardar Sarovar Dam project back into focus on Thursday.

Modi spreading lies on free power from Narmada dam: Medha Patkar

Social activist Medha Patkar accused Narendra Modi of “spreading lies” in public meetings about getting free power from the Sardar Sarovar Project.

BJP,Cong spar over Modi’s letter to PM

A war of words has broken out between the Gujarat Congress and the ruling BJP over Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,seeking 90 per cent central aid for the Sardar Sarovar Project


The means to block or release a dam

Narmada Bachao Andolan may have got a good deal for many displaced by dams.

‘Only 10% of Sardar Sarovar’s potential being realised’

Gujarat has been able to realise only 10 per cent of the irrigation potential of Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP),the largest and the most expensive river valley project in India,a water management expert has claimed.

Despite Narmada dam,a long way to go in irrigation

Despite tall claims of high growth in agriculture sector,the present plans of the state government envisage irrigating only 50 per cent of the total arable land and the state has a long way to go in realising its full potential of irrigation,according to a top government official.

Girish Sant of NGO Prayas dead

Girish Sant,a noted analyst and an advocate of pro-people scientific policies in the energy and power sector,passed away in New Delhi following a cardiac arrest on Thursday. Sant was 46.