irrigation projects

03-04.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 5.88 crore okayed for new irrigation projects   The State Government has approved sanction of Rs 5.88 crore for canal from Goda to Kusmi and micro irrigation project under Mahanadi project in Balodabazar-Bhatapara district, officials informed.   The completion of projects would help irrigate Khatif crops cultivated in around 366 hectares of land.   A comprehensive and phased survey of more than 300 small irrigation projects for their full capacity utilization will be carried out in Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The survey would be done for 1698 small irrigation projects , 766 anicuts , stop dams and 585 ... Read more

Bharat Nirman Yojna, MNREGA

Bharat Nirman is a time-bound business plan for action in rural infrastructureThe basic geographical structure of population distribution will change once India shifts from being agriculture based country to industry based nation. The Government has launched “Bharat Nirman” for the development of rural infrastructure. Plans proposed for the development of India Rural Infrastructure are – Irrigation, Roads, Housing, Water Supply, Electrification, Telecommunication Connectivity. The main thrust of research and development (R&D) in the roads sector is to build a sustainable road infrastructure comparable to the best roads in the world. The various components of this strategy are improvement in design, ... Read more

03.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt to carry out mass surveys of irrigation infra   A comprehensive and phased survey of more than 300 small irrigation projects for their full capacity utilisation will be carried out in Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The survey would be done for 1698 small irrigation projects, 766 anicuts, stop dams and 585 diversion projects.   The survey of canals and barrages would also be carried out. An elaborate action plan would be prepared for carrying out the surveys.   Notably, the  State Water Resources Department is gearing up to inaugurate and also lay foundation of 72 irrigation projects worth ... Read more

08-09.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH One new anicut, stop-dam approved in state   State Government has given administrative sanction of Rs 2.96 crore for construction of Sonpuri Anicut on Moharengiya Nala of Bemetara district.   On completion of Anicut scheme will provide irrigation facility in 150 hectares area.   The  Government has also sanctioned Rs 2.90 crore for construction of Dadjara stop-dam on Dontunala of Berla block in Bemetara district.   On completion of scheme will provide irrigation facility on 65 hectares area.   The State Government had recently also approved Rs 52 crore for various irrigation projects  including other similar projects related to ... Read more

05.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Govt starts survey to link rivers   The Chhattisgarh Government has commenced survey work for river inter-linking projects in the State, officials informed.   The Government has approved Rs 36.55 crore as the budget  for taking up the survey work for three projects during financial year 2018-19.   A total of five river inter-linking projects had been prepared in the State,They are- Mahanadi-Tandula, Pairi-Mahanadi, Rehar-Atem, Ahiran-Kharang and Hasdeo-Kawai.   Water Resources Minister Brijmohan Agrawal informed that there would be total filling of water in all irrigation dams from river waters. The river-inter linking project is a task in ... Read more

16.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 448.30 cr special assistance under tss in last 4 years   The Central Government has released Rs 448.30 crore to Chhattisgarh under Special Central Assistance (SCA) to Tribal Sub Scheme (TSS) during the last four years between 2014-15 to 2017-18, officials informed.   Notably, NITI Aayog has also given ‘in principle’ approval to various proposals related to roads, telecommunication, education, Ujjwala yojana and expansion of bank branches for overall development of Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region in January this year.   The Chief Secretary informed that ‘in principle’ approval has been given for construction of additional 600 km of roads ... Read more

22.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Centre okays setting up of tribunal for settling mahanadi water dispute   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister  Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for adjudication of dispute on Mahanadi River waters.   The Tribunal shall determine water sharing among basin States on the basis of the overall availability of water in the complete Mahanadi basin, contribution of each State, the present utilization of water resources in each State and the potential for future development.   It is expected that with adjudication of dispute by the Tribunal, the long-pending dispute between States of Odisha and Chhattisgarh on ... Read more

04-05.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt gives nod to large irrigation projects in jashpur   The State Government has accorded administrative approval of Rs 15.96 crore for conducting survey for two proposed large irrigation projects in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The projects are Dandpani Large Reservoir and Shekharpur Irrigation projects.   Notably, Chhattisgarh has set an ambitious target of raising its irrigation potential to 3.2 million hectares by 2028, officials informed.   The State Government has ensured usage of nearly 73 per cent of the extended irrigation capacity which is far better than many other States of the country, officials stated. ... Read more

03.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH RS 34.12 CRORE NOD FOR DISTRIBUTARIES CONSTRUCTION   Chhattisgarh Government has given administrative sanction of Rs 34.12 crore for reconstruction of miners, lining and other construction works of distributaries- 15 and 16 of Mahanadi main canal in Raipur district. These works will provide additional irrigation facility for 663 hectare area and total area of irrigation will expand to 12, 922 hectare area. Water Resources Minister  Brijmohan Agrawal has directed the department officials to complete the work within given time-limit. The State Government has provided administrative approval of Rs 16.52 lakh for development of a total of four small irrigation ... Read more