Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited officials said land has been finalised about 4 km from the statue for states to construct guesthouses and canteens - on the lines of different state bhavans in New Delhi.
In several cities across Gujarat, the sudden decision of the outlet to go vegetarian has left the customers disappointed, with most of them venting out on social media platforms. The company executives, however, are forthcoming about the decision.
In a run-up to the inauguration of the Statue of Unity, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) and the Department of Civil Aviation are exploring all possibilities of launching the seaplane service in Gujarat
It’s just over a month to go for the inauguration of Statue of Unity, which at 182 metres would be the world’s tallest statue. From wind and the structure’s unique shape, to Sardar Patel’s posture and face, The Indian Express takes a measure of the challenges since construction began in Jan 2016, as the statue enters the final countdown.
According to officials, the inflow of water on Tuesday was about 50,000 cusec, of which about 35,000 cusec is due to the release of water from Indirasagar and Omkareshwar dams in Madhya Pradesh that started from August 18.
Last week, actors John Abraham and Jackie Shroff were at this airport, shooting for their film RAW (Romeo Akbar Walter). The building has also hosted two other events, and been booked for a wedding next February.
Vijay Rupani, accompanied by Chief Secretary J N Singh, as well as officials of the SSNNL and Narmada district administration, visited Sadhu Bet, 3.5 km downstream the Narmada dam, the site where the 182-meter tall statue is under construction.
Rainfall in the river’s catchment areas and release of water from two MP reservoirs have contributed to the increase. Since April end, the Sardar Sarovar Dam has been witnessing a steady rise in its water level
Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi to visit Gujarat next month, meet party's urban booth-level workers after recognising the need to connect with city voters, known as the janmitras. Rahul’s meeting with janmitras, the party feels, will be an incentive to energise the cadre.
A primary member of the BJP, Bhatnagar, who was the joint managing director of the company since 1993 and its MD since 2010, is a graduate in industrial engineering from Saurashtra University and MBA in Finance & MOP from the Asian Institute of Management, Manila.
On Monday, Professor and social activist JS Bandukwala, who has been leading the agitation of the 486 Muslim families of Kalyannagar since 2014, wrote a letter to the Standing Committee chairman Jigisha Seth, seeking expedition of the decision on the proposal.
Farmers and activists, who have jointly raised the issue with NHSRC say that they were given “no time” to prepare for the meetings nor are the railway officials presenting the report of impact assessment.
The dam, which was at 105.5 metres on March 15, when the SSNNL stopped the supply for irrigation, rose to 105.75 metres on March 22 due to a significant inflow of water from Madhya Pradesh for four days between March 18 and 22.