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Salma Dam Project

It is an under construction hydroelectric and irrigation dam project located on the Hari River of Herat Province in western Afghanistan relaunched in 2006 with financial support of India. The project is aimed at irrigating 75,000 hectares of land and generates 42 MW of power. Salma dam was originally constructed in 1976 on the Hari ..


Sarju Area Development Action Plan (SADAP)

Sarju Area Development Action Plan (SADAP) is the proposed rural livelihood development plan for holistic development of adivasi and tribal people across rebel-hit Sarju-Kone area in Latehar, 200km from Ranchi, under the Ministry of rural development, GOI. The plan is similar to Saranda Action plan but is for 2,500sq km the Jharkhand-Chhattisgarh border which offers ..


Saranda Action Plan

Saranda Action Plan is the name of a rural livelihood development plan for naxal hit areas of under developed region Saranda Region in West Singhbhum District, Jharkhand by Government of India launched in 2011 with Ministry of Rural Development as the implementing agency. It also involves Members of Rural ministry, Govt. of Jharkhand, World Bank ..


Salvage Regimen

To salvage literally means “to prevent being ruined, destroyed or lost”. Salvage Therapy is the common term used for a treatment given after an ailment does not respond to standard treatment. The most common diseases that require salvage therapy are HIV and various tumors. Salvage therapy drugs or drug combinations are called "Salvage Regiment". Its ..


Steps Taken by Government to Tackle LWE

Government has adopted both violent and peaceful strategies to tackle threat posed by naxals. But lately it seems government is keener to follow peaceful strategy of development as a tool to dissuade potent recruits from joining armed struggle in naxal hit areas in cooperation with State government. However, ‘Police’ and ‘Public Order’ being State subjects, ..


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