Compensate affected farmers: HC to Narmada Authority
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 7 years 6 months ago

High Court raps Narmada Authority over incomplete canal work

State of an irrigation canal at Khargone district
More power, but no water security to MP and Gujarat
News this week: Upcoming elections pose risk to water security of MP and Gujarat; No action taken by MoEF against illegal Garudeshwar dam in Gujarat; Karur's farmers to exercise NOTA. Swati Bansal posted 7 years 9 months ago

More power, but no water security to MP and Gujarat, observes SANDRP

Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat (Source: Wikimedia)
The Jalsatyagraha of the evicted of Indrasagar and Omkareshwar dam
Villagers in six villages protest standing in water in their fight for Land-for-Land compensation from the government. (not verified) posted 8 years 4 months ago

Oustees of the Indrasagar and Omkareshwar dam protest in six villages in Madhya Pradesh protest in the form of Jalsatyagraha (mode of Satyagragha is by standing in water). This protest that began on 1st of September is spread across the three districts of Harda, Khanda and Dewas when the backwater that submerged the land of 254 villages caused displacement of 50,000 families.

Jalsatyagrahis
200-crore penalty for Adani's Mundra port
News this week: 200-crore penalty on Mundra port, Parliament passes Land Acquisition Bill and dengue spreads in Mumbai. ravleen posted 8 years 4 months ago

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200-crore penalty for Adani's Mundra port

Land reclaimation from the sea at the Mundra Port
MoEF must stop canals in irrigated villages of Narmada valley - NAPM Press Release
NAPM expresses its anguish at the destruction of well-irrigated lands in the Nimad region of the Narmada valley due to the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar canals, Chethan.S posted 10 years 11 months ago


Oustees demand stoppage of Maheshwar dam in front of Environment Monitoring Committee
The oustees of Maheshwar Dam demanded immediate stoppage of Maheshwar dam in village during the visit of the Monitoring Committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forest. iwp posted 12 years 10 months ago

The oustees of Maheshwar Dam demanded immediate stoppage of Maheshwar dam in village during the visit of the Monitoring Committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forest. The oustees told the Committee that the project authorities have completely failed to rehabilitate the oustees but the construction work is going on full pace. Therefore, as per the conditions of the clearance the dam work should be stopped.

The Monitoring Committee: It may be stated that on 1st May 2001, the Ministry of Environment and Forest transferred the statutory clearance regarding Maheshwar Project to the Shree Maheshwar Hydel Power Corporation Limited (SMHPCL), the company building the dam. As per this clearance a Monitoring Committee was constituted to ensure that the rehabilitation work should be carried out at the same pace of concreting. The Committee headed by Mrs. Nirmala Buch visited the area on 23rd and 24th of February,2009.

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