CHANDIGARH: Days will be a little harsher in Punjab and Haryana this summer as their share in the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) run power houses has dropped by cumulative 150 MW.

In a new initiative, residents here have demanded that Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) should set up a small dam downstream on the Beas to revive “local ecology and ancient bathing ghats which

Sundernagar: KK Ohja, Additional General Manager (AGM), Kol Dam Hydropower project, said with the kind cooperation of the state government and residents living in the vicinity of 800-MW Kol Dam, th

The Planning Commission on Thursday cleared the investment proposal for modernisation of Haryana’s irrigation network.

Dharamsala: After getting a share of 7.19 per cent in power generated by the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on account of areas of Punjab merged with Himachal, the state will now also claim it

This year, the Pong dam has seen the highest ever inflow of water in the month of August, recorded in the last 30 years.

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

Deputy Commissioner Ritesh Chauhan has passed an order asking all original Bhakra Dam oustees and their successors to file applications on a prescribed form, giving details of the government land encroached upon by them in Bilaspur by June 20.

This has been necessitated due to the High Court order of October 19, which has asked the state government to come to the court with a

Jalandhar: There is good news for farmers of Punjab and also adjoining states. The level of water in the Gobind Sagar reservoir at the Bhakra Dam and the Pong Dam is much higher this year compared to the corresponding period last year.

This will not only ensure uninterrupted supply of water for irrigation, but also adequate power.

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.