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Yamuna floodplains


At Palla, pond created to hold Yamuna floodwaters helps increase groundwater: Delhi govt

June 24, 2022 6:50 am

The pond was launched as a three-year pilot project in 2019, and was in its final year in 2021. The project will now continue this year as well, going by a communication from the Delhi government.

Anti-encroachment drive continues along Yamuna floodplains in Noida, 27 farmhouses demolished

June 12, 2022 11:07 am

Five JCB machines and three dumper trucks were used in the demolition process, officials said, adding that the land on which the illegal colonies/farmhouses are built is worth approximately Rs 60 crore.

Delhi: Over 60 farmhouses along Yamuna floodplains demolished by Noida Authority

June 03, 2022 8:14 am

Last month, nearly a dozen illegal structures were brought down by Noida Authority as part of an anti-encroachment drive in the Nagla Nagli area. A similar drive is likely to take place next week, officials said.

Delhi: Study finds over 9, 000 households live on Yamuna floodplains

March 04, 2022 7:53 am

As many as 56 bastis, with about 9,350 households, and roughly 46,750 people, are on the floodplains, Zone O in the master plan, the report found. Of the total number of households, a little more than half (4,835) practise farming as a livelihood.

In 3 months, Yamuna floodplains to sport a biodiversity park

September 06, 2020 9:10 am

The park will have four water bodies, a walking track, and trees and plants of indigenous variety. It is expected to be completed in around three months, a DDA official said.

At Haryana village, farmers in a fix as Yamuna river submerges fields

August 23, 2019 8:26 am

While there are no official figures yet on how many villages are affected, an official from the Sonipat revenue department said crop losses due to flooding will be estimated by Monday

‘The first thing I grabbed as the Yamuna rose...’

August 23, 2019 3:05 am

23,000 people have been evacuated since the river crossed the danger mark. The Indian Express spoke to some of them about what they made sure to take from home.

Delhi: As water rises, family of 4 finds safety atop a tree

August 22, 2019 7:52 am

Over 16,000 people living on the floodplains and low-lying areas have been evacuated so far. As per an official estimate, over 23,000 people reside in areas that have been flooded.

Delhi: Yamuna crosses danger mark, floodplain residents reach for higher areas

August 21, 2019 1:22 am

Thousands of people living on the Yamuna floodplains in North Delhi, including Laxmi Nagar, Kashmere Gate and ITO, are seeking refuge at higher places. The government has begun constructing temporary tents to provide shelter, but locals claim it isn’t enough.

NGT asks DDA, Monitoring Committee to look into encroachment complaint on Yamuna floodplain

August 08, 2019 6:56 pm

"Let the complaint be forwarded to DDA for taking necessary action in accordance with law and also to the Yamuna Monitoring Committee constituted by this tribunal for monitoring by e-mail," the bench said.