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  Bhagirathi Neotia Woman & Child Care Center - Equipement
Bhagirathi Neotia Woman & Child Care Center - Equipement
The Neotia Care Centre facilitates an accurate diagnosis and competent treatment of a broad range of illnesses through a prudent investment in state-of-the-art equipment.
The diagnostic centre is connected to the Centre's IT network to help the medical team access patient history and medical reports with speed and convenience.
www.neotiacarecentre.org /equipment.htm   (479 words)

  Bhagirathi River Rafting,Bhagirathi River Rafting Expedition,Bhagirathi River Rafting Tour
The Bhagirathi River Expedition is considered to be one of the best river trips in the Indian Himalaya.
The Himalaya are the origin of the Bhagirathi river at Gaumukh, which rages through spectacular valleys and gorges till Devprayag where it merges with the Alaknanda river to become one of the world’s most revered and sacred rivers - the Ganga.
The small town of Devprayag sits on the confluence of the Bhagirathi and Alaknanada rivers which merge here to form the holy Ganga.
www.questrails.com /bhagirathi-river-rafting-tour-package.html   (520 words)

  Tehri and Uttar Kanshi (Gomukh to Ganga Sagar, Virtual Tour with all Details)
The gushing Bhagirathi which runs through seems to divide the district into two, while the Bhilangna, Alaknanda, Ganga and Yamuna rivers border it on the east and west.Its neighbouring districts are Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pauri, Rudraprayag and Dehradun.
Lying at the confluence of Bhagirathi and Bhilangna rivers is the former capital of Tehri Garhwal principality.
Bhagirathi which runs through appears to divide the tehri district into two, while the Bhilangna, Alaknanda, Ganga and Yamuna rivers border it on the east and west.Tehri's neighbouring districts are Uttarkashi,Chamoli,Pauri,Rudraprayag and Dehradun.
www.liveindia.com /ganga/tehri.html   (2149 words)

  Bhagirathi River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The river downstream is known as the Ganga proper.
The controversial Tehri dam lies on the Bhagirathi, near Tehri.
A separate distributary of the Ganga in West Bengal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bhagirathi   (314 words)

 Opinion   (Spotlight Weekly)
Bhagirathi Dries Up The major part of Bengal has been formed by mud and sand washed down by the Ganges, Brahmaputra and their tributaries.
The progressive reduction in the upland flows entering the Bhagirathi particularly during the fair weather is said to be the primary cause for the deterioration in the port reach of Calcutta.
The length of the feeder canal is 37.5 km The bed width of the feeder canal is 150 m.
www.nepalnews.com.np /contents/englishweekly/spotlight/2004/jan/jan09/opinion.htm   (1714 words)

 Opinion   (Spotlight Weekly)
In the past, the Bhagirathi known as the Hooghly further downstream was the main stream of the Ganges River.
It is reported that the Jalangi, like the Bhagirathi, was also once very active navigable waterway forming perennial navigation link between the port of Calcutta and its vast hinterland of Assam and Upper India but has now become a spill channel receiving upland water for only about 3 to 4 months in a year.
Now the Bhagirathi / Hooghly is not any more a big river, as a result it would not be too expensive to adopt various appropriate engineering measures to control the flow and water depths of this waterway..
www.nepalnews.com.np /contents/englishweekly/spotlight/2004/jan/jan16/opinion.htm   (1724 words)

 Anantha Nageswaran   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The construction of the 'Taalab' in Khejarla village was part of the "Jal Bhagirathi" programme that was launched to replicate the work of Tarun Bharat Sangh in Marwar, to provide succour to the suffering populace in the Thar Desert, which is easily the most hostile landscape in the country.
The Board of Trustees of Jal Bhagirathi Foundation has four members, of which two are from Tarun Bharat Sangh, of which Shri Rajender Singh ji as the General Secretary is CEO of Tarun Bharat Sangh and Shri Prithvi Raj Singh ji is Member- Governing Council of Tarun Bharat Sangh.
However, due to a public awareness camp held in the village by Jal Bhagirathi Foundation, the village realised that till the ground water resources were recharged, the continuous boring of deep wells would deplete the ground water resources and dry the wells.
www.ananthanageswaran.com /formysoul.asp   (1839 words)

 Era Bharat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Meanwhile, sadhus and saints in Hardwar have criticised the decision to block the Bhagirathi river and demanded sufficient amount of water be released in the Ganga.
Blockade of the Bhagirathi in the Tehri dam reservoir has exposed the intention of the UPA government which operates against the interests of the Hindu community,’’ senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra told The Indian Express.
The Bhagirathi joins the Alaknanda (that stems from Badrinath) at Devprayag (a town in Uttaranchal) and it is the confluence of two rivers that emerges as the Ganga, worshiped especially along Allahabad, Varanasi and Kanpur.
www.erabharat.org /news.html   (2717 words)

 Present status and prospects of mahseer fishery in Garhwal Region of Central Himalaya. (by A. P. Sharma and Ashutosh ...
Excepting Bhagirathi and Bhilangana, the average depth of the rivers was between 0.4 and 1.75 m.
Water current was faster in the snow-fed rivers Bhagirathi and Bhilangana, with maximum values of 1.6 to 2.0 m/s, than in the spring-fed rivers (0.5 to 0.7 m/s).
The percent catch is 0.0-6.0% in the rivers Bhilangana and Bhagirathi, while in the river Nayar it comes to 2 to 60%, with a maximum being recorded during May, September and October.
www.fao.org /docrep/005/y3994e/y3994e0t.htm   (3914 words)

 RAM GOPAL & ORS v. DY. DIRECTOR OF CONSOLIDATION & ORS [2000] INSC 299 (3 May 2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Explaining the meaning of Mukarraridar, on an analysis of the entries, the revisional court held that the only meaning that flows is that Bhagirathi cultivated land for and on behalf of Manraji, the mafidar, and she was a Mukarraridar in the capacity of a care taker.
Bhagirathi's rights were intermediary in nature being Mafidars and their right in the property in dispute came to an end with abolition of the Zamindari in Uttar Pradesh and thus Smt.
Bhagirathi who on the date of the enforcement of the Zamindari Abolition Act was a tenant having permanent leasehold right in the land in dispute.
www.austlii.edu.au /~andrew/CommonLII/INSC/2000/299.html   (974 words)

 Uttarkashi City Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The town is pleasantly situated on the banks of the Bhagirathi River, drawing pilgrims to its Vishwanatha Temple, sacred to Shiva.
The Gaumukh glacier is the source of Bhagirathi (Ganga) and is held in high esteem by the devouts who do not miss the opportunity to have a holy dip in the bone chilling icy water.
The Gaumukh glacier is the source of Bhagirathi (Ganga) and isheld in high esteem by the devouts who do not miss the opportunity to have a holy dip in the bone chilling icy water.
www.indnav.com /servlet/Browse?mt=goToName&name=Uttarkashi   (1401 words)

 Gaumukh Trek & Bhagirathi expedition, Gangotri, Bhagirathi ravine, valley flanked by jagged snowy peaks, comprehensive ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On the slopes clothed with Birch trees (Bhoj- patra) their trunks wrapped in the paper like tissue used in ancient days for writing scriptures and the group of giant pillars of boulder clay topped boulders As it were stand guard as giant sentinels of the valley stands as a simple edifice to the Goddess Ganga.
BHAGIRATHI EXPEDITION - Bhagirathi is the main tributary of the Ganga.
You exit the gorge at Devprayag at the confluence of the Alaknanda and the Bhagirathi which meet together to form the Ganga.
www.himalayanadventure.com /gaumukh.htm   (1516 words)

 Gangotri Pilgrimage,Gangotri India Pilgrimage,Gangotri Religious Pilgrimage in India
It is surrounded by the mountain peaks of Shivling, Satopanth and Bhagirathi sisters.
Astride the road to Uttarkashi and near the confluence of Jat Ganga and Bhagirathi rivers is situated, Bhaironghati.
It has lately emerged as a place of tourist interest as a result of the construction of a dam across the Bhagirathi river, from where the water is fed to the turbines through an 8 km long tunnel at Tiloth in Uttarkashi.
www.indiantravelportal.com /gangotri   (1450 words)

 Bhagirathi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It stands at and dominates the end of the valley leading up to Gaumukh which is the end of the Gangotri Glacier and the source of the river Ganga.
The upper part of the river Ganga is also called Bhagirathi, and both the mountain and the river are named after King Bhagirath.
This King is said to have forced the Goddess Ganga to descend from the heavens in the form of a raging torrent in response to Bhagirath's 'intense and determined austerities'.
www.chhahari.com /Shangri_La/mountains/bhagirathi.html   (110 words)

 River Rafting in ganga, Tourism in india, adventure sports,
The perennial river traces its source from the Bhagirathi river which originates from the Gangotri glacier at Gaumukh (14000ft) located between the Bhagirathi and the Shivling peaks of the Himalayas in northern Uttaranchal.
The Bhagirathi gushes through a small opening from under the glacier formed of sheer icy walls 500 metres high on two sides and rock on one side.
The Bhagirathi joins with the Alakananda at the sacred town of Devprayag to form the Ganga.
www.webindia123.com /tourism/advent/rafting/ganga.htm   (1027 words)

 The Hindu : Other States / Uttar Pradesh News : 'Bhagirathi water not stopped'
DEHRA DUN: The Uttaranchal Chief Minister, Narayan Dutt Tiwari, on Saturday clarified that water from the Bhagirathi continued to flow downstream to form the holy Ganga and had not been totally stopped by the Tehri Dam as made out in a section of the media.
"The Bhagirathi river water has been partially stopped for some time to fill up the reservoir of the Tehri Dam wsich will soon be able to cater to the drinking water and irrigation needs of Western Uttar Pradesh and Delhi and meet a part of the power needs of the nation," Mr.
It may be mentioned that although the Tehri Dam is being projected as a major feat in building high rise dams in the fragile Himalayas, a good section of the geologists and environmentalists are still opposed to the project fearing it might spell disaster.
www.hindu.com /2005/11/06/stories/2005110605150500.htm   (174 words)

 Garwal tour, travel package, holiday in garhwal, Garhwal Himalayas, Uttaranchal
Following the Bhagirathi northwards involves a pleasant drive through several little villages, quite typical of the Himalayas-a cluster of ten or fifteen small houses would often make up the whole village.
Northwards in the Bhagirathi valley, the road continues to Gangnani known for its hot sulphur springs, past tantalizing landscapes and a series of hairpin bends to a sweeping vista of peaks at Suki.
If one were to continue the trek across the glacier and up the sleep mountain-side, one would reach the base of the Bhagirathi at Nandanvan or the vast meadows of Tapovan at the base of the Shivling.
www.indiaprofile.com /destinations/garhwal.htm   (2706 words)

 Gangotri Travel Agent & Tour Operator, Gangotri Guide, Gangotri Hotel Reservation, Uttaranchal, India
The river itself begins at Gangotri which literally means Ganga Uttari or Ganga descending She came to be called Bhagirathi at her legendary source.
The mother Ganga is worshipped as Goddess and the holy river in the temple.
Gaumukh : The Gaumukh glacier is the source of Bhagirathi (Ganga) and is held in high esteem by the devotes who do not miss the opportunity to have a holy dip in the bone chilling icy water.
www.chardhamyatra.com /gangotri-dham.htm   (1169 words)

 The River Ganga (Ganges)
Uttar Pradesh, is the source of Bhagirathi, which joins with Alaknanda (origins nearby) to form Ganga at the craggy canyon-carved town of Devprayag.
This caused severe deterioration to the wateflow in the Ganga, and is a major cause for the decay of Ganga as an inland waterway.
There is also a controversial dam at Tehri, on the Bhagirathi, one of the main source river of Ganga.
www.cs.albany.edu /~amit/ganges.html   (1949 words)

 Bhagirathi River Uttar Pradesh,Famous Bhagirathi River India,Uttar Pradesh Bhagirathi River
Bhagirathi River Uttar Pradesh,Famous Bhagirathi River India,Uttar Pradesh Bhagirathi River
Maps of U.P. The holy and legendary river Bhagirathi originates from Gaumukh, the Gangotri glacier in the northern slope of Trishul peak at the height of 5611 metres.
The other tributaries, river Jadhganga and river Bhilaganga join it before river Alaknanda, which joins it at Deoprayag.
www.indiantravelportal.com /uttar-pradesh/rivers/bhagirathi.html   (238 words)

 Bhagirathi River Valley Development Authority
As per the conditions of the Environmental Clearance to Tehri dam project given by Ministry of Environment and Forest on 19-7-1990, it was required of Ministry of power to ensure construction of the Authority on Statutory basis through legislative action before 31-3-1991.
Under Section 3(3) of this Act, the Bhagirathi River Valley Development Authority was constituted on 4-4-2005 and in its first meeting of the Authority dated 20-5-2005 the Executive Committee of the Authority was constituted under section 3(5) of the Act.
It will be the endeavor of Bhagirathi River Valley Development Authority, to ensure compliance of the seven conditions of Environment Clearance and the directions of Hon'ble Supreme Court and uphold the spirit of the Uttaranchal River Valley (Development and Management) Act,2005.
gov.ua.nic.in /brvda   (513 words)

 PIB Press Release
Stating this in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, the Union Minister of Power, Shri P.M. Sayeed informed the Members that Ganga is formed at Devprayag downstream of Tehri Dam, after confluence of river Bhagirathi and river Alaknanda with 1/3rd contribution of Bhagirathi water and 2/3rd contribution of Alaknanda water.
The flow from Alaknanda river is continuing unabated with some releases of water from the Bhagirathi river also, on which the Tehri Project has been set up.
Further, the Minister stated that about 1000 cusecs of water shall flow past the Tehri Dam after the reservoir level reaches El.700 m (which is expected around 8th of December, 2005) through the intermediate level outlet (ILO).
pib.nic.in /release/release.asp?relid=13813   (207 words)

She came to be called Bhagirathi at her legendary source.
The snout of the Gangotri Glacier and the source of the Bhagirathi river.
The dam across the Bhagirathi and a surrounding lake are worth a visit.
www.indiatravelite.com /holyplaces/gangotri.htm   (875 words)

 Uttarakhand Solidarity Network: November 2005
It was a chilly night in October when the dam authorities shut down the T-2 diversion tunnel of the dam blocking the flow of Bhagirathi after a group of Congress leaders lost a legal battle over the vexed rehabilitation issue in the Nainital High Court.
Following the closure, panic gripped the entire area as the water level of Bhagirathi began rising, inundating vast areas of the town and adjoining villages.
Residents of Chham and Mali Deval villages, which would be submerged shortly in Bhagirathi reservoir, took to the streets demanding adequate compensation for those who would be uprooted from the area.
usn.prayaga.org /archive/2005_11_01_andolan_archive.html   (1736 words)

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