Tehri

  • India gets its first soil moisture map developed using hydrological model In a joint exercise by IIT Gandhinagar and the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a country-wide soil moisture forecast has been developed at seven and 30-day lead times. The product, termed as ‘Experimental Forecasts L...
    swatiposted 7 months 1 week agoread more
  • Three villages displaced by Tehri dam finally recognised as revenue villagesFollowing a four decade struggle by those displaced by the Tehri dam, the Uttarakhand Government has finally recognised three villages as revenue villages. The three villages have been renamed as Tehri Bhagirathi Nagar, Ghon...
    swatiposted 3 years 5 months agoread more
  • Water Ministry launches a portal on the Ganga river The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has launched an exclusive website for the Ganga. The aim of this website is to involve the public in the gigantic task of Ganga rejuvenation. Through the Clean Ganga Portal,...
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  • Sikkim only state in the country with 100% sanitationAll 6,10,577 rural and urban families in Sikkim have latrines with high sanitation and hygiene standard. It's mandatory for gram sabhas in the state to take up sanitation at top priorityLand near Tehri reservoir sinkingAs many as 80 villages ...
    ravleenposted 5 years 3 months agoread more
  • Who needs farming for food?The number of people opting for agriculture in rural areas has dipped by 11% in the last decade, says a study by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).SC says no to complete filling of Tehri reservoirPetitioners argued that the...
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  • Kumbh Mela left its trash behind The year began with the Maha Kumbh festivities near the confluence of the Ganga and the Yamuna rivers in Allahabad. Pollution levels rose alarmingly at the Sangam in Allahabad where more than a 100 million people took the 'holy dip' during the 55 day long festi...
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  • Locals oppose power projects on Siang riverExpecting a large-scale submergence of their cultivable land, indigenous people demand immediate cancellation of the three mega power projects proposed on Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh.Install toilets at home to contest local body elections, announces Bi...
    swatiposted 5 years 5 months agoread more
  • Water level in Tehri dam near danger mark The water level in the Tehri dam has been constantly rising this month, putting downstream cities like Haridwar and Rishikesh at a risk of flooding. This flails the Uttarakhand government's claims that the dam saved downstream cities from flooding in June w...
    ravleenposted 5 years 9 months agoread more
  • Water level in the dam reaches 818.50 metres against the permissible limit of 825. Raises fear of flood in downstream areas.
    swatiposted 5 years 9 months agoread more
  • Reservoirs store water, reach capacity limit and release the excess water – Had the reservoir already been full, it would not have the capacity to hold back the extra water even if it wanted to
    sabitakaushalposted 5 years 10 months agoread more
  • Without Tehri dam, Rishikesh and Haridwar would have been washed away – The truth behind the hype
    sabitakaushalposted 5 years 10 months agoread more
  • Following floods in Uttarakhand, an MLA in the state asks for a case of treason against Murli Manohar Joshi, who cleared Tehri dam for seismicity in 2001, for arresting flow in the Ganga
    ravleenposted 5 years 10 months agoread more
  • The Comptroller and Auditor General of India's warning of a severe disaster due to hydro power projects in Uttarakhand three years ago fell on deaf ears
    ravleenposted 5 years 11 months agoread more
  • This paper by Vandana Asthana in the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) examines the lived experiences of displaced women based on the empirical findings of research that looks at women displaced by the construction of the Tehri Dam and their relocation elsewhere.Gendered analysis of displacement d...
    Amita Bhaduriposted 6 years 4 months agoread more
  • The Bhagirathi in its upper reaches, here seen near Dharali (Photo: Chicu Lokgariwar)The report is divided into the following sectionsPreambleObjective of the studyMethodologyObservations on rivers and Tehri reservoirSelf preservation capacity of river Bhagirathi, GangaEmission of green house gases ...
    chicuposted 7 years 18 hours agoread more
  • Building the Tehri Dam in India -  Building the Tehri Dam in India
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India gets its first soil moisture map developed using hydrological model

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Three villages displaced by Tehri dam finally recognised as revenue villages

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Water Ministry launches a portal on the Ganga river

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Sikkim only state in the country with 100% sanitation

All 6,10,577 rural and urban families in Sikkim have latrines with high sanitation and hygiene standard. It's mandatory for gram sabhas in the state to take up sanitation at top priority

Land near Tehri reservoir sinking

Who needs farming for food?

The number of people opting for agriculture in rural areas has dipped by 11% in the last decade, says a study by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).

SC says no to complete filling of Tehri reservoir

Beginning with the Kumbh Mela and moving on to natural disasters like the floods in Uttarakhand and the cyclone in eastern India, water made big news throughout 2013.

Kumbh Mela left its trash behind

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Locals oppose power projects on Siang river

Expecting a large-scale submergence of their cultivable land, indigenous people demand immediate cancellation of the three mega power projects proposed on Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh.

Install toilets at home to contest local body elections, announces Bihar CM

News this week - Tehri dam nears danger mark, Supreme Court stops dams in Uttarakhand and Maharashtra allows coal mining near rivers

Water level in Tehri dam near danger mark

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