Subarnarekha multi-purpose river valley project is an interstate project which would benefit Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal. The head works i.e., Chandil Dam, Ichha Dam and Galudihi Barrage are located in Jharkhand to provide irrigation both to Odisha and Jharkhand, power to Jharkhand and flood control in West Bengal and Odisha.

Encouraged by the positive signals he received from Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh in Delhi today, deputy chief minister Sudesh Mahto will visit the national capital again on Octobe

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Jamshedpur, April 15: More than 100 people due to be displaced in the wake of Chandil dam

Jamshedpur, March 23: The Subernarekha is unlikely to be rid of water hyacinths anytime soon with the authorities at Chandil Dam turning down Tata Steel

Jamshedpur, July 14: Deputy commissioner of Seraikela-Kharsawan Gauri Prasad Sinha today directed the Subernarekha Multipurpose Project (SMP) authorities to speed up the process of paying compensation to the villagers who have been displaced following the closure of Chandil dam

Jamshedpur, June 13: With political parties like JD(U) and Ajsu showing solidarity with around 5,000 people residing in the villages near Chandil dam, the protest against the

Jamshedpur, Sept. 4: The list of the displaced under the Subernarekha Multipurpose Project (SMP) is all set to swell with the state government deciding to initiate fresh survey for identifying the beneficiaries who had been left out after the earlier process.

At present, around 14,000 people have found a place in the development books that were prepared by the water resources department. After the first survey done in 1985, only 10,000 people were included in the development books. However, protest from villagers forced the government to initiate new surveys in the region.

Widespread protests over Subarnarekha s revival

The high cost of government-imposed environmental safeguards for the Subarnarekha barrage project in West Bengal's Midnapore district threatens to make the project "unviable". The conditions,