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
Tribals of Tawa reservoir left leader-less
Sunil Bhai, who fought for the rights of the tribals and other displaced people of the Tawa reservoir in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh, is no more but the initiative he kick started remains. Amita Bhaduri posted 7 years 8 months ago

Tawa reservoir in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh, irrigates several thousand hectares of land. It is here that Sunil Gupta, popularly known as Sunil Bhai, rose to prominence in 1995 when he led the struggle of the tribals displaced by the reservoir.

Sunil Bhai; Source: Samarendra
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 8 months ago

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

Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat (Source: Wikimedia)
Development or displacement?
The MP government is proposing a nuclear project in Mandala district. Villagers are wary about promises to rehabilitate since similar promises are yet unfulfilled to the Bargi dam oustees since 1990. makarandpurohit posted 8 years 1 month ago

Sukal Singh is 50 years old and is the only earning person of his five-member family. Suresh Barman works as a labourer supporting a 13-member family. Bhagirat and Gorelal Bhavedi are rickshaw-pullers supporting a 7-member family each.

Bargi dam affected Patha village, MP
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


Development of operation policy for Tawa dam – A research report by National Institute of Hydrology
The study deals with the development of an operation policy for the Tawa da, Madhya Pradesh, which adopts rule-curve based policy for conservation regulation of the dam. Rama Mani posted 11 years 5 months ago

The study deals with the development of an operation policy for the Tawa dam. It adopts rule-curve based policy for conservation regulation of the dam developed for three levels viz. upper rule level, middle rule level (critical for irrigation) and lower rule level (critical for water supply and upstream use). The generated simulation model developed by the Water Resources System Group at the National Institute of Hydrology is used to simulate the system operation and to refine the rule curves.

Dam break study of Barna dam – A research report by National Institute of Hydrology
The study deals with dam break analysis of Barna dam in Madhya Pradesh carried out using the popular NWS DAMBRK model to assess the likely maximum flood discharge . Rama Mani posted 11 years 5 months ago

The study deals with dam break analysis of Barna dam located in the state of Madhya Pradesh carried out using the popular National Weather Service Dam Break Flood Forecasting (NWS DAMBRK) model to assess the likely maximum flood discharge and elevation to be attained in Bareli township, 22 km downstream of the dam.

Reservoir sedimentation study of Bargi dam using satellite data – A Research Report by National Institute of Hydrology
The study attempts to determine the useful life of the Bargi reservoir in Madhya Pradesh and assesses the sedimentation rate in it using satellite data. Rama Mani posted 11 years 5 months ago

The study attempts to determine the useful life of the Bargi reservoir and assesses the sedimentation rate in it using satellite data. Periodical surveys are essential to provide a correct understanding of the sedimentation process going on in a reservoir, so that remedial measures can be undertaken well in advance and reservoir operation schedule planned for optimum utilization of water.

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