Bhopal: How major irrigation projects and their successful irrigation management may bring socio economic transformation in the command area would be focused by Narmada Valley Development Authority in tableaux on Republic Day Ceremony at Lal Parade Ground.

Madhya Pradesh will get 18.25 Million Acre Feet (MAF) water from Narmada River, which is lifeline of Madhya Pradesh. An important programme of construction of 29 big, 135 medium and 3 thousand small dams is being implemented to utilize the water for irrigation purposes. So far, 19 medium and one thousand small dams have been constructed.

Fisheries Minister Shri Ajay Vishnoi inspected Bargi fish seedlings area in Jabalpur on Thursday. The Madhya Pradesh Fisheries Federation is undertaking the work of fish production in Bargi reservoir. Fisheries Federation managing director Smt. Veena Ghanekar was also present during the inspection.

The office of the Relief Commissioner has set up flood control rooms in all 50 districts of the state to meet any eventuality in case of excess rains during the monsoon. If necessary, control rooms will also be opened at the tehsil-level too.

Bhopal: A panel of eminent citizens who came together as an Independent People's Tribunal (IPT) to assess the true scale and impacts of the large dam-projects in natural-resource rich region of Narmada Valley released the Tribunal Report today afternoon at Gandhi Bhavan.

Bhopal: The Water Resources Department of the State Government has invited entries for the underground water regeneration award and National Water Award till June 15, 2010.

Interview with Medha Patkar, Narmada Bachao Andolan leader
MEDHA PATKAR, the 56-year-old leader of the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), is fighting what she calls the

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh has done laudable work for rural infrastructure development in the state and has fully utilised funds allocated to it. This has been said by chairman of National Agriculture and Rural Development Bank Shri Umesh Chandra Sarangi in a letter to the state government.

The physical and financial progress of various ongoing projects in Narmada Valley would be monitored every week to keep the performance on track. The system will run at two levels, the officers-in-charge at Narmada Valley Development Authority Head Quarters would see the progress on daily basis and they will report to the Vice Chairman every week.

NEW DELHI: The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to send a high-level Group of Ministers to the Narmada Valley to assess