Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has given instructions for utilisation of Narmada water by 2020 allocated to the State.

The state government has decided to develop tourism in Indira Sagar Dam, the biggest man-made lake in the country. As per directive of the state government, preparations have been completed for development of the islets in the dam. The land of the Islets has been transferred to the tourism department and the development works would start soon.

The Supreme Court gave a last opportunity to the Centre to file its affidavit in reply to Orissa

The state cabinet at its meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here today endorsed the New State Tourism Policy-2010. The policy has important provisions with regard to private capital investment, PPP projects, preservation of cultural heritages, participation of different departments and institutions, eco tourism etc.

K Rajani Kanth / Polavaram September 21, 2010, 1:48 IST

This is the first of a two-part report on the situation on the ground at Polavaram, site of the controversial Indira Sagar canal project.

For 2,705 Koyas, compensation doesn

Debabrata Mohanty

With the Ministry of Environment and Forests waving the red flag to Posco and Vedanta projects in Orissa and Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi coming to Niyamgiri on August 26, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is now planning to seek direct intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh reiterated today that the final approval for diversion of forest land for Polavaram (Indira Sagar) project is subject to compliance of several conditions by the Andhra Pradesh Government and the user agency concerned.

In a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the Union Minister has said that the Ministry of Triba

Mahim Pratap Singh

Bhopal: The Indian People's Tribunal (IPT) has come out with a report on issues of displacement, rehabilitation, environmental compliance and overall cost-benefits of big dam projects such as Sardar Sarovar, Indira Sagar, Omkareshwar and Jobat.

Bhopal, May 3: The environment ministry's order to put a halt to all construction activities at Maheshwar dam in Madhya Pradesh on the urgings of the Narmada Bachao Andolan might achieve the opposite of the apparent objective of aiding relief and rehabilitation. It may actually increase the risk of flooding besides sharply escalating project costs.

Rajahmundry, April 11: The Chief Minister, Dr K. Rosaiah, vowed to make efforts with the Centre to get national project status for the Indira Sagar (Pola-varam), Devadula and Pranahita-Chevella projects.