Water Resources

  • Govt engineer nabbed for accepting bribe in Bihar 26-03-2014 09:08 PM

    The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police, on Wednesday, caught an official of the Minor Water Resources Department red-handed while accepting a bribe. Minor Water Resources superintending engineer Sudarshan Singh, who was posted at Muzaffarpur tubewell circle, was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000, EOU IG...
  • EC allows Water Ministry to seek Cabinet's nod for scheme 23-10-2013 01:52 PM

    With the model code of conduct in force, the Water Resources Ministry had sought the Election Commission's approval to place before the Union Cabinet a scheme to better predict floods, which the EC has allowed. The Ministry had recently approached the poll panel to seek its approval on placing before...
  • State receives 38.91 per cent excess rainfall 05-08-2013 05:24 PM

    Rajasthan received 346.33 mm rainfall in the last two months, which is 38.91 per cent more than the corresponding months last year, according to a data of Water Resources Department. From June 1 to July 31, the average normal rainfall in Rajasthan was 346.33 mm as against 249.38 mm last...
  • Govt to declare 2013 as Water Conservation Year 09-05-2013 11:10 PM

    New Delhi: With per capita availability of water depleting at a faster pace, the government on Thursday approved a proposal to declare 2013 as Water Conservation Year under which awareness programmes will be launched for conservation of the scarce natural resource. Under the proposal, which got the nod of the...
  • Ashok Gehlot in Israel to bring back farm technology 29-04-2013 04:55 AM

    Jaipur: A delegation from Rajasthan led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot now visiting Israel held talks with officials on cooperation in agriculture, horticulture and water resources, a statement issued here said on Sunday. Cooperation in water management, particularly drip and sprinkler irrigation in water-deficient Rajasthan, was also discussed, the statement...
  • Irrigation scam: Central water panel writes to Maharashtra 31-10-2012 02:52 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Water Commission has written to the state Water Resources Ministry asking it to furnish full details of all contracts (above Rs 1 crore) awarded in the 17 irrigation projects in Maharashtra that are partly funded by the Central government. The letter seeks details of works awarded, beginning...