Narmada River Current Affairs, GK & News

Narmada River

Narmada or Rewa River is the third largest river that completely flows within India after Ganga & Godavari. It forms the traditional boundary between North India and South India. Narmada flows in a rift valley between the Satpura and Vindhya Ranges. It has been mentioned as Nammadus in the Periplus of Erythrean Sea. Source and ..

Six Heritage Sites added to India’s UNESCO World Heritage sites Tentative List

The Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel recently announced that around six cultural heritage sites have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. What are the six sites? The following six places have successfully entered the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Ganga Ghats of Varanasi Temples of Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu Satpura ..

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Biggest Floating Solar Power Plant of India

The biggest floating solar power plant of India is to be set up at Ramagundam in Telangana. About Ramagundam Solar Power Plant The capacity of the solar power plant is 100 MW. It is expected to be opened in May 2021. The solar power plant is being set up at the Ramagundam Thermal Power Plant ..

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Hoshangabad City to be renamed as Narmadapuram

The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, has announced to rename the Hoshangabad city of MP as Narmadapuram. Highlights This announcement was made by him while he was addressing the Narmada Jayanti programme that was held in Hoshangabad. He stated that, the proposal to change the name will be sent to the centre. ..

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Floating Solar Energy Project

The Government of India is to construct the largest floating solar energy project in the world. The project is to be constructed at Omkareshwar Dam on Narmada river. The project will begin its power generation by 2022 to 2023. What is the energy capacity of the project? 600 megawatts of solar energy. What is the ..

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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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