The 20-day closure of the Sirhind canal has endangered power generation at Guru Hargobind Thermal Power Plant, Lehra Mohabbat.

Uttar Pradesh PWD and Irrigation minister Shivpal Yadav has issued directives to clear the Yamuna floodplain land in Gautam Budh Nagar.

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today asked the Irrigation Department to moot a proposal for amending the Northern India Canal and Drainage Act to check the growing malpractice of water theft in

Jammu, March 30: While the budget from MGNREGA scheme witnesses a threefold increase in the next financial year, the Committee on Estimates, comprising members of both Assembly and Council, has obs

Budget allocations made for major sectors of development during the last eight years in Madhya Pradesh have risen by several hundred per cent.

BHUBANESWAR: Land, which the State Government wanted to acquire for a sub-minor canal project on the outskirts of the Capital, was sold out in no time and mutation carried out in a day.

Kuttanad Package to be taken up in three phases

The State government would soon launch various projects as part of the first phase of the Kuttanad Package prepared by M.S. Swaminathan Commission, said Sam Eapen, Upper Kuttanad Nelkarshaka Samiti (UKNS) president, here on Sunday.

Self-help solves irrigation problem - A Sivasagar village takes up tools to resist erosion, Baksa & Nalbari get aid for farming.

Actual irrigation has been done in 87,000 hectare area from Narmada Valley projects till December 2011 during the current fiscal.

This article looks into the instances of growing waterlogging, which is a negative externality of the developmental process (canal irrigation) that has affected the marginalised sections to a greater extent, who mostly depend on land for livelihood and self-sustenance. Land-use pattern has undergone a tremendous transformation due to irrigation development in terms of increase in fallow and culturable waste lands.

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