The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has sanctioned Rs 175 crore to the Gujarat government for an irrigation project in Mehsana district in northern part of the state.

Two years after the government requested Japan for their assistance to carry out a detailed design and rehabilitation of about three kilometres of the Taklai irrigation system in Sarpang, a grant a

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan Tuesday signed an agreement to invest US$ 73 million in rehabilitating Pakpattan Canal and Suleimanki Barrage in Pakistan's Punjab pr

Now that the Attorney General has opined that Punjab cannot object to it, the Jammu and Kashmir government is planning to go ahead with the construction of the Ravi canal from Basantpur up to the i

The construction of the Shah Canal, which will bring the state’s share of irrigation water from Pong Dam to farmers of Kangra district after a wait of about 40 years, is complete.

Relief to farmers hurt by Ajit Pawar’s remark

Even if Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar responded to the demand for water in Solapur in crude terms, the Bombay High Court has stepped in to give relief to farmers in the parched district in western Maharashtra.
The court on Tuesday asked the State government to release water from upstream reservoirs to the Ujani dam which is bone dry. On a public interest litigation petition, a Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice M.S. Sanklecha directed that as much water as possible be released within 24 hours.

Recalling that the IAMWARM Scheme was being implemented since 2005 with financial assistance from the World Bank, the CM said, the corrected estimate of the scheme was Rs 2,816 crore.

GUJARAT BILL NO. OF 2013.
A B I L L
to provide for irrigation and drainage in the State of Gujarat.
WHEREAS it is necessary to make provisions for the construction
relating to irrigation in the State of Gujarat and for the matters connected
therewith and incidental thereto.

The Tillari irrigation project coordination committee has decided to stop release of water in the canal for one month every year to carryout maintenance work of the Tillari canal.

For farmers of Droli Bhai and Ghal Kalan villages, which are among the biggest in this constituency, the lack of canal water is the biggest issue.

Worst sufferers are the farmers whose land is situated at the tail-end of canals. Seventy-year-old Sukhdev Singh’s farm house is located 50 m from the Kingwa distributary in Droli Bhai village. His seven-acre farm is situated alongside the water body. But this is not helping him in any way. Sometimes water does not even come up to the level of the outlet leading to his fields.

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