Irrigation Projects Current Affairs, GK & News

Irrigation Projects  Current Affairs, GK & News

SAUNI Scheme: Third Phase launched

The third phase of Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) scheme was launched by the Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. The scheme is to fill 115 dams with Narmada water by August 15, 2020 and March, 2021. Key Features The first phase of SAUNI scheme was launched in 2016 by PM Modi at Aji-3 dam. The ..

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Navaratnalu Pedalandariki Illu Programme: 25 lakh poor to get houses in AP

On March 31, 2020, the Government of Andhra Pradesh modified the guidelines of Navatatnalu-Pedalandariki Illu programme. The scheme is called “Houses for all the poor”. The guidelines were changed based on the directions of the High Court. Highlights Under the scheme, house sites are to be allotted to the poor at Re 1 to the ..

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CCEA approves Special Package for Irrigation Projects in drought prone areas of Vidarbha, Marathwada

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved implementation of Centrally Sponsored-Scheme for completion of 83 minor irrigation projects and 8 major or medium irrigation projects in Maharashtra’s drought prone areas of Vidharbha, Marathawada regions. Key Facts The special package aims to create additional potential of 3.77 lakh hectares in these drought prone areas. It ..

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North Koel Reservoir Project: Water Resources Ministry ink MoU with Bihar and Jharkhand

The Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bihar and Jharkhand for completion of balance works of North Koel reservoir project. Moreover, supplementary Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed between Ministry of Water Resources, National Water Development Agency, NABARD with both states for funding under ..

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Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project gets environmental clearance

The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has accorded environmental clearance for Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) in Telangana. The project is to build at estimated to cost about Rs. 80,499.7 crore and proposed to be completed in three years. It is the costliest irrigation project to ..

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