Six years of investigations into irregularities in connection with the Larji hydel project have ended with a whimper.

Hussainiwala : Hundreds of cusecs of water are being pushed to Pakistan from this barrage, located at a few yards from the Radcliffe Line demarcating the Indo-Pak border, by the state Irrigation and Drainage Department authorities to maintain the level of the Hussainiwala pond.

Official sources said that about 1,800 cusecs of water were released to Pakistan today by the authorities despite the

The Bist Doab canal, which has the capacity of irrigating over 4.50 lakh acres of agricultural land of Doaba region, is being under-utilised by nearly one-sixth of its capacity forcing the farmers to increasingly depend on underground water.

The canal and its distributaries have got choked due to poor maintenance over the decades, reducing its water carrying capacity.

In an ambitious project to find a solution to the untreated waste flowing in the rivers of the state, the Punjab Pollution Control Board has decided to initiate a project under which the sullied water will be treated and recycled for irrigation.

The project is being drawn in association with the Irrigation Department.

The state government is working on linking the Sutlej, Beas and Ghaggar th

In the present study an attempt has been made to determine the physico-chemical status of Harike lake located on the confluence of Satluj and Beas rivers.

State needs 3,500 crore for the programme
In what will be a major boost to Punjab and its canal irrigation system that provides water to millions of farmers, the Centre may agree to pump in crores of rupees to upgrade the canals.

It is working to amend rules of the existing schemes to allow the state to get grants for the upgrade and relining of the canals.

Himachal Pradesh government has come under sharp attack from Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India for heavy cost and time overruns in execution of hydro-power projects, especially the 126 MW Larji and the 12 MW Khauli projects.

The CAG claimed that total cost overrun in case of the two hydel projects was of the order of Rs 1209.16 crore due to lack of coordination, change of design an

CHANDIGARH: In a significant statement, Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia on Friday affirmed that the Bhupinder Singh Hooda regime would make renewed efforts to secure Haryana's legitimate share of water from Ravi-Beas rivers.

Delivering the Governor's Address on the opening day of the Budget session of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha here, he said the State Government was committed to getting its du

The Punjab Government has announced that work on the cleaning of river waters in the state will be completed by November 30.
At a review meeting held here today, the Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, DS Guru, sought an assurance from various departments to make the Sutlej and the Beas pollution free over the next 10 months as had already been announced by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Bad

Talwara (Hoshiarpur): Industrial units in Himachal Pradesh continue to discharge toxic industrial waste into the tributaries of Beas and Sutlej rivers.