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Implement `Sujalam-Sufalam` at full capacity: HC to Gujarat

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 01:12

The Gujarat High Court ordered the state government here today to implement the `Sujalam Sufalam` project with its full capacity of 2,000 cusecs of water supply to North Gujarat`s canals before 2015 monsoon.

Karnataka to spell out stand on Krishna Tribunal verdict next week

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 00:54

Karnataka Water Resources Minister M B Patil on Monday said the state government will spell out in a week`s time its "clear-cut stand" on second Krishna Tribunal`s verdict.

Nepal, India discuss water resources,electricity,flood control

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 17:45

Nepal and India have reviewed progress made by bilateral water resources projects and discussed issues relating to water resources, electricity, flood forecasting and flood control.

Govt approves Rs 351-cr scheme on water conservation awareness

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 21:22

The government today approved a Rs 351 crore project to increase awareness among children, industrialists and farmers towards water conservation and improve the demand side management of available water resources.

Single permanent tribunal on water disputes gets govt push

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 09:15

After years of dithering, the government has finally initiated a move to replace all existing inter-state water dispute tribunals with a permanent body to settle such matters.

Cabinet approves R&D in water sector

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 23:43

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Wednesday said research and development programme will continue to find solutions to problems related to water resources.

Cabinet to consider 2013 as Water Conservation Year

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 23:34

The Union Cabinet is likely to consider a proposal to declare 2013 as Water Conservation Year under which awareness programmes will be launched for conservation of the scarce natural resource.

No database planned on old natural water resources

Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 21:52

The water resources ministry said that there is no proposal to create a database of old and natural water resources across the country, parliament was informed Friday.

Maharashtra drought is man-made: Anna Hazare

Last Updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 22:13

Alleging that drought in Maharashtra is "man-made", social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday said.

K Sarkar appointed Secretary, Water Resources Mini

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 16:30

Senior IAS officer SK Sarkar has been appointed as Secretary in the Water Resources Ministry, an official release said on Tuesday.

Kejriwal`s party prepares ‘Black Paper’ on irrigation in Maha

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 18:14

In response to White Paper on irrigation prepared by Mahaa`s Water Resources Dept, the Aam Aadmi Party has prepared a "Black Paper" on the issue.

‘Fall in per capita availability of water’

Last Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012, 13:40

Per capita availability of water in the country has declined to one-third in the past 65 years, Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal informed the Rajya Sabha on Monday.