Mahanadi: 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
Odisha: Flood Hazard Atlas
Published: June 24, 2019
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 ..
Topics: Baitarani • Brahmani • Budhabalanga • Flood Hazard Atlas • Hyderabad • Indian Space Research Organization • ISRO • Mahanadi • National Remote Sensing Centre • Odisha • Rushikulya • Satellite imagery • Subarnarekha • Vamsadhara
Unique Flood Hazard Atlas: Odisha
Published: June 24, 2019
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Baitarani • Brahmani • Disaster Management • Flash Floods • Flood Hazard Atlas • Indian Space Research Organisation • ISRO • Mahanadi • National Remote Sensing Centre • Natural Disaster • Naveen Patnaik • Odisha • Odisha Chief Minister • Odisha State Disaster Management Authority • OSDMA • Rushikulya • Subarnarekha
Odisha government launches a plantation drive ‘Green Mahanadi Mission’
Published: July 26, 2018
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 ..
Cabinet approves setting up Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal
Published: February 21, 2018
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved setting up of tribunal for adjudication of long-pending dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over Mahanadi river waters. The tribunal was constituted under Inter-State River Disputes (ISRWD) Act, 1956 on request of Odisha and is in line with Supreme Court’s order issued in January 2018. ..