Hirakud Dam: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Seismic Survey for Oil and Gas Exploration launched in Mahanadi basin
Published: November 21, 2020
The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel has launched Seismic Survey campaign of Oil India Limited in the Mahanadi basin of Odisha. According to the ministry, the oil and gas exploration will be a game changer in the socio-economic development of Odisha. The estimated cost of the seismic survey is Rs 220 crores. ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
500-year old Temple submerged in Mahanadi found
Published: June 15, 2020
The Archaeological Survey team has recently claimed that a 500 year old temple that submerged in the waters of Mahanadi resurfaced. Highlights The Mahanadi river that changed its course 150 years due to flooding had submerged the Padmabati village where the temple is located. There are more than 22 villages in the region that are ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Loan Agreement signed for Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project
Published: March 10, 2019
The World Bank, Government of India and representatives from the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand signed Loan Agreement for additional financing of $137 Million for the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) that will help rehabilitate and modernize over 220 selected large dams. This additional funding of $137 million will be ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Central Water Commission • Dam rehabilitation and Improvement Project • DRIP • Hirakud Dam • Karnataka • Kerala • Ministry of Water Resources River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation • Odisha • Tamil Nadu • Uttarakhand • World Bank