irrigation schemes

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

31.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nabard to lend rs 29,245 cr for farm sector   The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) would lend Rs 29,245 crore for agriculture activities in Chhattisgarh with focus on ‘Per Drop More Crop’, Mudra and Skill India (MSME) and climate change in the coming financial year 2018-19.   The State Focus Paper (SFP) highlighting the same and containing farm credit of 29,245 crores   For doubling the income of farmers the NABARD has decided to strengthen the dairy sector in the state. Regarding water conservation under ‘Per Drop More Crop’, it has decided to promote micro ... 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

20.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Phonetic values of caste groups in various dialects approved   The Cabinet has decided to give recognition to 85 phonetic values of 27 scheduled caste groups of Chhattisgarh. This will make it convenient for the  people of these castes to get caste certificates on the basis of phonetic values of the names of their castes, mentioned in the revenue records and other documents, in their local dialects.   This includes 66 phonetic values of 22 scheduled caste groups and 19 phonetic values of five groups of scheduled tribe.   The Chief Minister further informed that in Chhattisgarh, 42 caste ... Read more

21.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Cm Lauds Wrd In Augmenting Irrigation Capacity Chief Minister Raman Singh has lauded the achievement of Water Resources Department in developing irrigation capacity for more than one lakh hectares area in Chhattisgarh within a year in the first phase of ‘Lakshya Bhagirathi Abhiyan.’   The Chief Minister was addressing the programme organized on the successful completion of Abhiyan Lakshya Bhagirathi in year 2016-17.   In the programme held at conference hall of new circuit house, Singh said “ under this campaign, every year one lakh hectare of irrigation capacity is to be expanded and by year 2028 i.e. within ... Read more