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Ganga-Farakka Barrage Project and rural economy of India

Ganga-Farakka Barrage Project and rural economy of India

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Published by Uppal Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementManob K. Bandyopadhyay
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 172 p.
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25157605M
LC Control Number2011351696

GUWAHATI: Planning Commission has given investment clearance for Dolaithabi Barrage Project in project is estimated to be around Rs crore ( Price Level). The project is expected to be completed in the financial year and Plan accounts would be closed by Ma The beneficiary farmers may be encouraged to take over the system after completion for . India is a country of villages and its development is synonymous with the development of the people living in rural areas. India is a vast and second most populous country of the world. (According to the census, per cent population of our country reside in the countryside).

  As much as 40, cusecs of water that was released from the Veer dam built across the Nira river in Maharashtra thanks to the increased inflow into the reservoir reached the Sonna barrage .   Introduction “When Farakka barrage was built, the engineers did not plan for such massive silt. But it has become one of the biggest problems of the barrage now” said Dr. P.K. he should know as he has been associated with the barrage for nearly 38 years and retired as the General Manager of Farakka Barrage Project (FBP).

The barrage was formally commissioned in and India kept diverting water even after the expiry of the agreed-upon trial period between India and Bangladesh. In , Bangladesh complained to. Dams on Ganga. Farakka Barrage: This barrage is across the Ganga river located in west Bengal & it is about Km from the border with Bangladesh. The construction of this barrage was started in & was completed in with a cost of Rs. crore. Length of this barrage is m.


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Ganga-Farakka Barrage Project and rural economy of India Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bengaluru: The Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) delta could not only be impacted by rising sea levels but also the Farakka barrage and the central government’s river-linking plans.

The GBM delta occupies an area of aboutsquare kilometres and covers parts of Bangladesh and eastern India. With over 1, people per square kilometre, it is one of the most populous deltas in the world.

The Farakka Barrage was created by India in to divert water from the Ganges River to the Bhagirathi-Hoogly river system. The barrage diverts water from one of the most populated basins in the world, the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin.

There are 54 transboundary rivers between India and Bangladesh. Ganges water and sediment have been diverted through a barrage (dam) at Farakka in India. This has adversely affected agriculture, navigation, irrigation, fisheries, forestry, industrial.

The Farakka Barrage Project has been assigned with the execution, operation & maintenance of the following principal components of the Project and other works: A metre long Barrage across the river Ganga with rail-cum-road bridge, necessary river training works and.

The 2, metre barrage has gates and by the government’s own admission some of them have outlived their economic life and serviceability.

It demands immediate repairs. Earlier, by the end of 12th Five Year Plan, the Farakka Barrage Project Authority had planned to replace all gates and the head regulator.

ganges barrage project Clean Ganga becomes mantra of water resources ministry in Meanwhile, the government suffered a jolt when the SC pulled it up over unchecked pollution and sought a road map for making Ganga pollution free.

Ganges and Brahmaputra The Ganges Barrage Project was a proposed project in Bangladesh to hold back rain water of the monsoon season because of the periodic drying up of the Ganges River in Bangladesh due to the Farakka Barrage. It was formally cancelled in The demand to decommission and demolish the Farakka barrage is getting louder in India.

Among the politicians, Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar, has been making the above demand for quite. Changing Contribution of Rural Areas in Indian Economy 3 Rural Share in Output and Employment Across Sectors 4 3. Structural Changes in Output and Employment in Rural India 6 4.

Reasons behind Post Changes in Rural Employment 9 5. Sector-wise Changes in Output and Employment in Rural India 13 Agriculture   Bangladesh Invites Indian Investment in Ganges Barrage desh is keen to have India as a stakeholder in the proposed Ganges Barrage project.

If it isis constructed, the barrage will divert water into a kilometre-long reservoir with a capacity of up to billion cubic litres of 12, Ganges Barrage Project From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Bangladesh is keen to have India as a "stakeholder" in the proposed USD 4 billion Ganges barrage project and a team from India's water resources ministry will soon visit Dhaka to hold talks in. The issues between India and Bangladesh regarding water resource allotment can be traced to the time Bangladesh was still East Pakistan.

InIndia began construction of the Farakka Barrage—which would be operational by April —to divert a portion of dry-season flow and increase the navigability of Calcutta (now Kolkata) port. Agricultural and economic needs of India pushed her towards the construction of Farakka Barrage ignoring Pakistan’s continuous protest.

The political developments of this period reveals that the emergence of nation states in South Asia during post-colonial period drew lines of demarcation on the common rivers according to the borders of those nation states. Inthe Indian government built a major barrage, or dam, across the Ganges at a small town of Farakka, near the Bangladeshi border, about 10 km from the Indian side of the border.

Rural development has received a priority attention in our country. Since India got independence, nation wide rural development programmes were started by the Government of India with the objective of socio-economic development of rural people.

NFE programmes give prior attention to rural. The Gujarat government recently awarded the contract for a barrage project to a joint venture of Dilip Buildcon Ltd and Hindustan Construction Company Ltd. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in laid the foundation stone; Chief Minister Vijay Rupani last week announced the beginning of construction.

Replacement of Gates and associated components. Since the gates have outlived their economic life and serviceability, phase-wise replacement of all the gates of Farakka Barrage Project and Head Regulator, remote control system, local control panels and other improvements in the various components of the operating system have been undertaken on the recommendations of Technical.

INTRODUCTION In India, out of total population of crores, crores live in rural areas (Census of India, ). Thus, nearly 70 per cent of the India"s population lives in rural areas.

Govt of India Projects for Rural Infrastructure 1. Bharat Nirman: • Infrastructure in the sustenance of economic growth- GoI launched it in as a time bound business plan for 4years(). • Mainly emphasised 6 components- Irrigation, DW, Electrification, roads, housing, rural telephony Support of PPP- for immediate execution.

The National Highway Authority of India had taken up a new bridge project and entrusted the same to RKEC joint venture for construction of km. one was quite slow since It was in the decade of the eighties the economy emerged from the phase of slow growth rate and deceleration. Finally, a major shift in the macroeconomic policies in the decade of the nineties accelerated the pace of the structural transformation of the Indian economy and set India on a high growth trajectory.Luv Kush Barrage: Location: Kanpur, INDIA: Coordinates The Trans Ganga City project, propped as a modern and clean-green city, would be developed by Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC).

Under the project, along with industrial and residential areas, commercial and institutional areas would be developed.A housing.When Pakistan got a copy of Bhattacharya’s report and used it to argue against the barrage with the Indian government, there was an uproar.

In his book, The Ganga: Water Use in the Indian.