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 India Information >> Madhya Pradesh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
District Balaghat is bounded by Rajnandgaon in the East, Seoni in the West, District Mandla in the North and District Bhandara of Maharashtra State in the south.
The district extends from 23 °37'N to 24 °80' N and from 79 °57' E to 80 °58' E and height from sea level is 392 m.
The district is bounded on the north-west by jabalpur district; on the north and north-east by Shahdol district; on the south-east by Bilaspur-Rajnandgaon district; on the south by Durg and Balaghat district and on the west by Seoni district.
www.whereincity.com /india/madhya-pradesh/jabalpur.php   (8025 words)

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The two small tracts of Chandgarh and Selani are to the north of the river, on which side the District is bordered by the high cliffs of basalt, intersected by numerous deep and dark ravines and alternated by precipitous wooded hills, mostly alineated in a north-south direction.
The forests abound in the belts along the Narmada in the north and along the hill slopes in the south and south-east of the Kaveri- valley.
Earlier the name Satpura was applied to the hills which separate the Narmada and the Tapti valleys in East Nimar, east of Asirgarh hill and was styled as Satpura or seven sons of the Vindhyan mountains.
www.khandwa.com /Topo.htm   (2186 words)

 Gyandoot.net - Dhar District - Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
But in the western half in the district one may also find a series of denuded ridges alternating with the parallel stream-channels and running for some kilometres from local confusion, unless one tries to trace the line of the main peaks.
The Narmada river flows along the southern boundary of the district in a rift valley from east to west with a southerly inclination.
Flowing to the west it touches the district at Lasangaon at the confluence with the Karametre It forms the southern boundary of the district along with that of the West Nimar for about 107 Kilometres.
www.gyandoot.nic.in /dhar_district/geo.html   (4458 words)

 Barwani - A District of Madhya Pradesh
District is surrounded by Satpuda (in South) and Vindhyachal (in North) forest ranges.
State of Maharashtra in South, Gujrat in far West, district Khargone on the East and district Dhar on the North form boundries of Barwani.
District is triangular in shape with the highest point in West.
barwani.nic.in /about.htm   (447 words)

 A people savaged and drowned
The SSP is being constructed on the Narmada in Gujarat.
It is a multi-purpose, inter-State project that involves the construction of a large dam (138.68 m high) in Gujarat, being implemented by the governments of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, with the active participation and assistance of the Government of India.
A 53m tall dam is being constructed on the Mann, a tributary of the Narmada in Madhya Pradesh.
www.flonnet.com /fl2008/stories/20030425005312400.htm   (2234 words)

 Narmada dam height rise okayed - Printer Friendly Page - Nation - Telugu Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Gandhinagar: The height of the ambitious Sardar Sarovar dam on the Narmada river will be raised further after a central body agreed to the Gujarat's government's proposal aimed at enlarging the irrigation and hydro-electricity generation potential of the project.
The Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has granted the permission to raise the height of the dam from the present 110.46 metres to 121.92 metres, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi told the state assembly Thursday.
The large under-construction dam is aimed at alleviating the water shortage in Gujarat, even as activists have criticised it for allegedly ignoring the plight of the project-affected people and potentially harmful effects on the biodiversity in the Narmada valley.
www.teluguportal.net /modules/news/print.php?storyid=313   (328 words)

 Narmada River Summary
Narmada (or Narbada, sometimes Nerbudda) River, 1,290 kilometers long, was mentioned by Ptolemy as the Namados.
Traditionally, the Narmada River formed the boundary between the Dekkan Plateau and what was known as Hindustan, the North Indian plains.
Naturally formed smooth stones called banas, made of cryptocrytalline quartz, are found in Narmada which are known as Shivalingas; the rare and unique markings on them are regarded by shaivaites as very auspicious.
www.bookrags.com /Narmada_River   (1207 words)

 Narmada Basin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The drop in the bed of River from Amarkantaka to district Mandla 261 km d/s of origin is 620 meters.
In district Jabalpur 2 km u/s of Dhua Dhar Water Fall, a hydel power project of 25 MW installed capacity is planned by MPEB.
In district Chhindwara on river Sita Rewa tributary of river Narmada, 175 km d/s of Bargi Project a small hydel power project of 15 MW is also planned.
www.nvda.nic.in /hydel.htm   (205 words)

 WRM Action Alerts - Sample letter: Narmada2303
The Man Project is one of the 30 large dams being built in the Narmada valley and is situated in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh.
The state government policy for the affected people of the Narmada Projects that was made in 1987 and firmed in 1992 also required that the affected people must be resettled with the policy of land for land.
This committee, which was constituted under the chairmanship of the Narmada Minister of Madhya Pradesh, comprised of the affected people, elected representatives, government officials and two members of the Narmada Bachao Andolan.
www.wrm.org.uy /alerts/Narmada2303.html   (1442 words)

 Drowning Out The Truth By Kuldip Nayar
The point at issue is not the existence of the Narmada Dam but the Modi Government's propaganda, on resettling the people who have been uprooted.
At the Gahelgaon and Gopalpura sites, Dhar District (Madhya Pradesh), there were some rocky, uneven plots for housing and the villagers said that they had rejected the resettlement sites as unsuitable, in part because there was no provision for agricultural land or alternative livelihood.
The affected people in the Alirajpur tehsil, Jhabua district in Madhya Pradesh, who are predominantly tribal, told the team that though they had been cultivating the land for generations, their names did not figure in the land records and now their lands are going to be submerged with no entitlement to any compensation.
www.countercurrents.org /en-nayyar28403.htm   (1224 words)

 Narmada district - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Narmada is an administrative district in the state of Gujarat in India.
The district occupies an area of 2749 km² and has a population of 514,404 (as of 2001).
It is the third-most backward district in Gujarat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Narmada_district   (97 words)

 Narmada Andolan activists perform kar sewa at dam site - [05/12/99] - The Hindustan Times
The Narmada Jan Andolan activists, led by Shetkari Shangathana leader Sharad Joshi, this morning succeeded in performing a token 'Kar Sewa' dodging the Gujarat Government's tight security all along the route to the disputed dam site.
Despite the unprecedented police arrangement at and around the dam site, the Narmada Jan Andolan activists were able to reach near the main canal head by walking through the night via forest land using various means of transport, including jeeps, horses and simple trekking.
Later, talking to newsmen Narmada Jan Andolan leader Sharad Joshi said that their success in reaching near the dam site confirms that it would be possible for any miscreant to reach the dam site and damage it.
www.narmada.org /archive/ht/ht.051299.detSTA04.htm   (340 words)

 Thanks to Narmada, there's water in parched Saurashtra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For Lathi taluka in Amreli district and other areas of Saurashtra, 550 km from Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam at Navagam in Narmada district, the wait has been 40 years long.
A spate in the Narmada river due to heavy rainfall in catchment areas in Madhya Pradesh has ensured that the dam, 98-metre-high at present, is overflowing.
The results are for all to see: water is being distributed for drinking and irrigation in 145 of 222 talukas, five of the six municipal corporation areas and 15 of the 25 districts in the state.
www.hvk.org /articles/0902/47.html   (409 words)

 SSNNL resumes construction of Narmada dam in Gujarat
According to project chief engineer O P Gulati, the construction of the dam, which was suspended on July 18 at a height of 119 metres because of monsoon and increase in the water level in the dam, had resumed today and was likely to be completed within a couple of months.
The water in the dam which was overflowing by more than 9 metres during the peak of the monsoon in August, is currently flowing at 117.49 metres as against the dam height of 119 metres, and is likely to decrease further.
According to sources, after the 121.92 metre heigh was achieved at all 29 blocks of the dam, another two-and-a-half-year would be required for installation of radial gates and erection of piers and bridges to fully accomplish the task.
news.webindia123.com /news/articles/India/20061002/467305.html   (277 words)

 India’s Greatest Planned Environmental Disaster: The Narmada Valley Dam Projects
The Narmada Valley Development Project is the single largest river development scheme in India.
Damming the Narmada River will degrade the fertile agricultural soils due to continuous irrigation (rather the seasonal irrigation which is dependent on the monsoon), and salinization, making the soil toxic to many plant species.
The demonstrations, protests, rallies, hunger strikes, blockades, and written representations by Narmada Bachao Andolan have all made an impact on the direction of the movement to stop the building of large and small dams along the Narmada.
www.umich.edu /~snre492/Jones/narmada.html   (2594 words)

 Water level in Sardar dam above danger mark
The water level at the Sardar Sarovar dam in Narmada district rose to 108.19 metre on Wednesday.
According to the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited authorities the water level at the dam site was 108.19 metre against the dam’s height of 103.9 metre resulting in an overflow of 7.3 metre at 7 pm on Wednesday.
The SSNNL officials informed that about three lakh cusecs from Tawa dam located about 500 km upstream of Narmada was released on Monday morning that caused the rise in water level at Kevadia colony in Narmada district.
www.ahmedabad.com /news/2k3/july/30narmada.htm   (198 words)

 Narmada waters reach Kutch district - Water Voices - HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released water from Narmada river to the desert district of Kutch with the press of a button.
Narmada waters began flowing into the district from the Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadia colony in Narmada district via 900 km channel comprising canals and pipelines, the sources said adding that the project cost Rs 1000 crore.
The CM also told the people of the region that his government was committed to provide Narmada waters to each part of the district and would also bring out old documents dating between 1927 to 1932 about Kutch district's right over Sindhu river.
www.hindustantimes.com /2005/May/17/6321_256129,0016001100070005.htm   (278 words)

 Central Gujarat faces flood fury again   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Flood control authorities said 450,000 cusecs of water was being released from the Kadana dam on the Mahi river in Panchmahals district and the outflow might go up to 700,000 cusecs by Tuesday night.
The Sardar Sarovar dam on the Narmada river at Kevadia in Narmada district was overflowing as water-level rose to 120.90 metres, compared to the 119-metre height of the under-construction dam.
The flood control room, however, maintained that the situation along the banks of Narmada and of the dam was 'under control'.
news.monstersandcritics.com /india/printer_1190622.php   (260 words)

 Latest Sardar Sarovar Project News, Narmada River Dam News, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam News - supportnarmadadam
Crumpled under pressure and people's threat of agitation over her remark on Narmada dam project in which actress Diya Mirza favoured film actor Aamir Khan stands on the isssue, she had withdrew her statement, stating she was not opposing the Narmada dam project.
NEW DELHI: Keen to cap the Narmada muddle, aggravated by water resource minister Saifuddin Soz's "anti-dam"remarks, PM Manmohan Singh is expected to name the proposed three-member committee of eminent persons to monitor rehabilitation of the displaced people before he leaves for Germany on Saturday.
Narmada dam work should continue: SC New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday directed that construction of the Sardar Sarovar dam on the Narmada river should not be stopped even as it asked authorities to ensure the rehabilitation of people likely to be displaced by the project.
www.supportnarmadadam.org /sardar-sarovar-project-news.aspx   (3157 words)

 EC bans Modi's Narmada Pujan Yatra
The Election Commission of India on Saturday banned the Narmada Pujan Yatra led by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi following a complaint by the Congress party that it was in 'flagrant violation' of the model code of conduct for elections.
The yatra, which began this morning from Odhav on Ahmedabad outskirts, will be suspended near Dabhoi in Vadodara district, about 60 kms from the dam site in Kevadia colony in Narmada district, state government spokesman and Health Minister I K Jadeja told PTI.
The Pradesh Congress Committee had also brought to the notice of the CEC that the yatra was aimed at deriving political mileage from this issue by celebrating the decision.
www.rediff.com /election/2004/mar/20modi1.htm   (319 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Nation
The Maan dam on the river Narmada is slated to submerge 17 villages inhabited by around 6000 persons this monsoon.
Sources in the department said directives had been issued to the district administration in the 13 districts of the state to gear up their machinery to meet any challenge posed by drought.
At the Rajpipla town of Narmada district, two boys from different communities were injured when they were attacked by mobs.
www.tribuneindia.com /2002/20020616/nation.htm   (2780 words)

 Khaleej Times - Online
In a similar ambush by militants, an army soldier was killed and another injured in the central district of Anantnag.
About 2,000 people were shifted from areas near river Narmada in Bharuch district, some 220 km (135 miles) south of Ahmedabad, Gujarat's main city, after the river began eroding its banks due to heavy rains, they said.
The functioning of district collectorates and taluk offices across the state remained paralysed for the second day yesterday with the opposition Communist Party of India (Marxist) continuing its 'jail bharo' agitation.
www.khaleejtimes.co.ae /ktarchive/040902/subcont.htm   (11147 words)

 Allied Campaigns: Narmada Dam to reach 121.82 metres by end December Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Narmada Dam to reach 121.82 metres by end December
The work of raising the dam height from the present 119 meters to 121.82 meters is expected to begin in the second week of October at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district, said P M Patel, chief engineer of the project.
He said the Narmada Tribunal, in its last order, had permitted raising the dam height but the work was stopped at 119 meters last month following the onset of monsoon.
www.bhopal.net /alliedcampaigns/archives/2006/09/narmada_dam_to.html   (345 words)

 INDIAN CATHOLIC - NEWS SITE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS' CONFERENCE OF INDIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The construction of large dams on the River Narmada in central India and its impact on millions of people living in the river valley has become one of the most important social issues in contemporary India.
With fears that the rising levels of the dammed Narmada engulfing their houses, the agitated residents of some 30 villages have pledged not to go back from Delhi till they were heard.
The struggle of the people of the Narmada valley against large dams began when the people to be displaced by SSP began organizing in 1985-86.
www.theindiancatholic.com /newsread.asp?nid=1303   (351 words)

 indianexpress.com :: Height of Hurdle
Of the 2,500 cusecs being released since 2001, a major portion is being utilised for supplying drinking water to 57 towns and 2,044 villages, besides recharging seasonal rivers and village ponds on route of the canal.
Though 11 hydro-electric power houses installed at the Narmada dam are yet to become fully operational, generation since August 2004 from five power houses have already produced 216 crore units of power worth Rs 432 crore.
The project was cleared in 1987; the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) was born a year earlier, carrying on from local groups.
www.indianexpress.com /printerFriendly/1595.html   (2376 words)

 2 December 1999 : Prohibitory orders promulgated along Narmada site at Kevadia
Announcing the imposition of orders shortly after the weekly Cabinet meeting, Narmada development minister Jay Narayan Vyas told newspersons this in effect, put a ban on the kar seva on December 4 and 5 announced by Shetkari Sangh leader Sharad Yadav.
The minister felt the kar seva could have been carried out at places where the canal was currently being dug so that work, currently under way in different parts of the state, could be completed at an early date.
Claiming that the Centre had extended financial and legal support to the Narmada project "like never before," he said, the kar seva would in fact prove counterproductive for the project itself.
www.narmada.org /archive/toi/dec/02mahm1.htm   (841 words)

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