Page-2 of Narmada River Current Affairs, GK & News

Namdev Tyagi appointed as chairman of ‘Ma Narmada, Ma Kshipra evam Ma Mandakini River Trust’ in Madhya Pradesh

The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh has appointed self-styled godman Namdev Tyagi to the post of the chairperson of the ‘Ma Narmada, Ma Kshipra evam Ma Mandakini River Trust’. He is popularly known as “Computer Baba”. Notably, Tyagi was accorded minister of state (MoS) status by the previous BJP-led government in April 2018. However, he ..

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Ram V. Sutar designs world’s ‘tallest statue’Statue of Unity’

On October 31, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the ‘Statue of Unity’ in Narmada district of Gujarat on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Sardar Patel – who served as the first Home Minister of independent India – is credited with uniting all 562 princely states in pre-independent India to build the Republic of ..

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The 5th edition of Nadi Mahotsava started in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh

The 5th edition of Nadi Mahotsava has started at Bandrabhan of Hoshangabad District of Madhya Pradesh on March 16, 2018. It was inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari, who is Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. The 2-day mahotsava with various sessions of discussion is taking place for the conservation of Narmada River.

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PM Narendra Modi dedicates Sardar Sarovar Dam to nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated interstate multi-purpose Sardar Sarovar Dam (Narmada dam project) at Kevadia, Gujarat to the nation on occasion of his 67th birthday. Sardar Sarovar Dam is the highest dam ever built in India and second biggest concrete gravity dam in world in terms of volume after Grand Coulee Dam in US. Key ..

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Madhya Pradesh bans Sand Excavation in Narmada River

The State Government of Madhya Pradesh has put an indefinite ban on the sand excavation in the Narmada River. This announcement has been made by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal. The government has also set up a committee to suggest the scientific ways of mining the rivers. This committee will submit the report ..

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