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Saurashtra region


After 2015 flash floods damage: Gujarat irrigation department to replace 29 floodgates of Bhadar dam by April end

March 14, 2021 9:06 pm

Engineers of Rajkot Irrigation Projects Circle of the irrigation department said the work on replacing all the floodgates of the dam started in January and is expected to be completed by the end of the next month.

Gujarat: Empty dams of Saurashtra will be filled up with Narmada water, says CM Vijay Rupani

August 20, 2019 12:07 am

“Due to good rainfall, Narmada dam has been filled up to its capacity and therefore, those dams in Saurashtra and Kutch which are empty will be filled up with water,” an official release from the state information department quoted Rupani as saying.

Gujarat: Coastal Saurashtra flooded, north still waits for rain

July 20, 2018 11:14 am

Officers said that many farmers in parts of northern Saurashtra are yet to start sowing, and delayed arrival of rain is likely to force them to change their crop choices.

CM dedicates Rs 417-cr water project to Saurashtra region

July 14, 2014 12:09 pm

Pipeline to augment Narmada water supply in area’s six districts.

Saurashtra goes thirsty again as pumping station shut down for maintenance work

May 12, 2013 4:09 am

AT the time when the mercury is hovering around 40 degrees and sources of water having gone dry,drinking water crisis in hundreds of villages and towns of Saurashtra region is likely to worsen as supply of Narmada to them stopped from Friday onwards due to shutdown at pumping stations of Mahi-Pariaj and Narmada pipeline network.

Saurashtra runs dry due to maintenance work at Narmada pipeline pumping stations

April 08, 2013 4:31 am

THE shutdown at pumping stations of Mahi-Pariaj and Narmada pipeline network on Sunday is likely to throw water supply out of gear for a few days in several districts of Saurashtra region.

Congress strongman Radadiya,his MLA son,set to join BJP

February 24, 2013 4:00 am

Dhoraji MLA Vithal Radadiya,the lone Congress strongman in the politically crucial Saurashtra region,is set to cross over to BJP along with his son Jayesh,who is Congress MLA from Jetpur.

Saurashtra oil,ginning mills battle for survival

August 28, 2012 5:37 am

Oil and ginning mills,the two major agro-based industries that have a lion’s share in Gujarat’s economy,are battling for survival this year because of poor prospects of groundnut and cotton crops in the Saurashtra region,which has received scant rainfall.

Suicides by farmers: Cong offers aid to kin,slams Faldu

August 23, 2012 1:43 am

The state Congress on Wednesday demanded an apology from the BJP for its state unit president R C Faldu’s “offensive” remarks on suicides by farmers and announced a financial assistance of Rs one lakh for the families of each of the 11 farmers who ended life during the current drought-like situation prevailing in parts of the state.

High Court stays axing of over 10,000 trees in Saurashtra

May 04, 2012 4:42 am

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday stayed the state forest department’s move to cut down over 10,200 trees for the expansion of highways in the Saurashtra region.