Almatti

  • Nitin Gadkari takes charge of water resources and Ganga rejuvenation The road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari has taken the additional charge of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The former water minister Uma Bharti has been given the charge of...
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  • Himachal villages to carry out own EIA90,000 people from 250 villages in the Sutlej basin of Himachal Pradesh decide to carry out their own assessment of the environmental damage caused by hydropower projects. They allege that the state-sponsored Indian Council of Forest Research and Education repor...
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  • MoEF accepts Kerala's recommendations on Western Ghats The Environment Ministry has approved the Kerala government's recommendation to keep agricultural land, plantations and habitations out of the ecologically sensitive areas in the Western Ghats. The state had appointed an expert commit...
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  • 285 people die due to drinking water contamination in KarnatakaData by the Central Health Ministry between 2010 and 2013 shows five major water-borne diseases were responsible. Maximum number of deaths, 113, in the year 2012Delhi Chief Minister to look into Rs 10,000 crore Delhi Jal Board scamP...
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  • Remove troops from Siachen: PakistanCiting water crisis, Pakistan's Advisor to the Government on Foreign Affairs has urged India to withdraw troops from the world's highest and coldest battlefield, the Siachen glacier. The Official said that Siachen is the country's main source of water supply and t...
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  • Maharashtra govt plans for land reclamation from seaState government revives its past suggestion for large-scale restoration of land in Mumbai from the Arabian Sea. Recommends undertaking the study to assess the environmental and social impact of the reclamation project.UP govt releases Rs...
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  • Tribunal favours Karnataka on Almatti dam's heightWinning the legal battle against Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka allowed to raise the height of Almatti reservoir across Krishna river to 524 metres.Master Blaster to bat for sanitationSachin Tendulkar is all set to support UNICEF in pr...
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  • 110 nations sign the treaty that bans mercuryUN adopts Minamata Convention that sets to phase out production and use of mercury by 2020. World Bank praises MNREGAThe World Development Report 2014 commends the rural employement scheme as a perfect example of economic development and poverty alle...
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  •  In a significant order for transparency in water resources information, the Central Information Commission has asked the Central Water Commission (an attached office of the Union Ministry of Water Resources) to disclose the back water level study of the Almatti and Hippangi Reservoirs on Krish...
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  • Prof.T.Shivaji Rao, Director, Center for Environmental Studies, Gitam University and former member of the Environmental Appraisal Committee of Union Government in 1990 when the Alamatti project was placed before the committee for clearance.Calculations on backwater curve and dam break analysis: Comp...
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Nitin Gadkari takes charge of water resources and Ganga rejuvenation

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Himachal villages to carry out own EIA

Policy matters this week: MoEF approves Kerala's demands on Western Ghats; Committee finds Singrauli pollution a matter of serious concern; Panels set up to manage those displaced by Alamatti dam.

MoEF accepts Kerala's recommendations on Western Ghats

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285 people die due to drinking water contamination in Karnataka

Data by the Central Health Ministry between 2010 and 2013 shows five major water-borne diseases were responsible. Maximum number of deaths, 113, in the year 2012

Delhi Chief Minister to look into Rs 10,000 crore Delhi Jal Board scam

Policy matters this week: Pakistan says its main source of water supply is affected by Indian troops polluting the Siachen glacier, and Karnataka to increase the height of Almatti dam.

Remove troops from Siachen: Pakistan

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Maharashtra govt plans for land reclamation from sea

State government revives its past suggestion for large-scale restoration of land in Mumbai from the Arabian Sea. Recommends undertaking the study to assess the environmental and social impact of the reclamation project.

UP govt releases Rs. 10 crore for Ganga project

Tribunal favours Karnataka on Almatti dam's height

Winning the legal battle against Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka allowed to raise the height of Almatti reservoir across Krishna river to 524 metres.

Master Blaster to bat for sanitation

110 nations sign the treaty that bans mercury

UN adopts Minamata Convention that sets to phase out production and use of mercury by 2020. 

World Bank praises MNREGA

Central Information Commission (CIC) rejects Central Water Comission (CWC) stand on keeping the backwater level study secret, orders CWC to disclose the Almatti study in public interest

 


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Computer calculations on the damaging impacts of raising Alamatti Dam indicate the potential to kill lakhs of people of Maharashtra, karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Prof.T.Shivaji Rao, Director, Center for Environmental Studies, Gitam University and former member of the Environmental Appraisal Committee of Union Government in 1990 when the Alamatti project was placed before the committee for clearance.

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