Indore: Minister of State for Narmada Valley Development KL Agrawal today instpected the forests of proposed Onkareshwar National Park. He said that the proposed National Park to come up in Narmada Valley would be unique due to its special position of water on one side.

A team of experts from the National Malaria Research Institute (NMRI) is conducting extensive research in Narmada Basin for making preventive strategy to safe guard the health of people affected from various dam reservoirs. On the initiative of Narmada Valley Development Authority (NVDA) , NMRI has agreed to prepare an action plan for the health care of project affected families.

Narmada Bachao Andolan (Save Narmada Campaign) leader Medha Patkar on Tuesday led a sit- in agitation at the Narmada Control Authority (NCA) office in Indore demanding right to life and land for farmers and tribals affected by the Narmada valley proj- ect.

NEW DELHI: The Union Environment Ministry has issued a show-cause notice to the company building the Maheshwar dam in the Narmada Valley after hundreds of affected people marched to the Ministry here demanding rehabilitation.

According to the notice, if the company cannot explain why 80 per cent of construction is over even while rehabilitation efforts lag behind, the project could be closed.

The paper reviews contentious issues related to water governance in the Narmada river basin like the riparian rights of States over apportionment of the use of the waters for large dam-centered canal irrigation and hydro-electric power development and the later disputes around the appropriateness of this model of development given the tremendous environmental and social costs associated with it.

Orders rehabilitation of 900 families affected by Man dam for 12 years, tribal families displaced by Man dam in Madhya Pradesh have been fighting for rehabilitation. On August 11, the Indore bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court gave them relief by ordering the state to provide two hectares of agricultural land to adult sons of tribal families displaced by the dam. The judgement was

Gujarat, MP and Maharashtra governments want the dam to go higher, but SC says every oustee should first be rehabilitated

It will be the first of its kind irrigation structure in the state, putting a high challenge before modern Civil Engineering technology with very high risk factor. This inter basin tunnel structure is designed to carry 153 cubic metre of water per second to 12 km long underground passage.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today releases 'Narmada Valley Vision 2015' document here at Mantralaya. Chairman Narmada Valley Development Authority KL Agrawal, Chief Secretary Rakesh Shahani, Vice Chairman NVDA Pradeep Bhargava, secretary to CM Anurag Jain and senior Advisor who scripted the Vision document LK Vagh were present on the occasion.

Irrigation revolution is at the doorsteps of Narmada Valley since the present irrigation potential of 2.24 lakh hectare from Narmada Valley Development Authority (NVDA) projects will be multiplied by five times within the next five years. The NVDA has set to make it 10.46 lakh hectare by the year 2015.