Mahanadi Current Affairs, GK & News

IUCN: 11% of Indian sharks, rays and chimaeras face high risk of extinction

The International Union for Conservation of Nature recently found that Sharks, Rays and Chimeras are facing high risk of extinction. The Shark Specialist Group held an assessment in the Exclusive Economic Zone and found that out of 170 species of Sharks found across the oceans of the country, 19 are facing extinction. Around 11% of ..

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Seismic Survey for Oil and Gas Exploration launched in Mahanadi basin

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. ..

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Odisha: Flood Hazard Atlas

The state of Odisha has come out with a unique flood hazard atlas based on the historic flood inundation data captured through satellite imagery over the period from 2001 to 2018. All the satellite images from the combined flood layers from 18 years were integrated into flood hazard layer to represent the observed flood-inundated areas ..

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Unique Flood Hazard Atlas: Odisha

Odisha has come out with a unique flood hazard atlas aided by satellite imagery, which is expected to help the coastal state manage floods more efficiently. The atlas was released by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State-level Natural Calamity Meeting. About Flood Hazard Atlas Need: Atlas would serve as a useful resource of ..

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Odisha government launches a plantation drive ‘Green Mahanadi Mission’

The Odisha government has launched a plantation drive ‘Green Mahanadi Mission’ to stop soil erosion and recharge groundwater reserve of Mahanadi river. Under the mission, more than 5 crore saplings will be planted over an area of 41,000 hectares. The plantation will be done on either side of major rivers of Odisha as well along ..

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