Rajasthan: Irrigation and Hydropower

Rajasthan: Irrigation and Hydropower   At the time of independence there was 1 major project, 43 medium and 2272 minor projects and the irrigation potential was only 4 lac ha. Hence after independence the state irrigation department was formed in 1949 with the objective of increasing the production of the food and fodder and to … Read more

25.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Shimla at risk, NGT prohibits construction on 45-degree slope   To reduce the risk of landslides in Shimla and nearby areas, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the departments concerned to ensure no construction activity takes place on slopes that are over 45 degrees steep. The tribunal said that the slope in soft … Read more

Irrigation and Hydropower of Himachal Pradesh

 Irrigation and Hydropower of Himachal Pradesh Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals. It helps grow agricultural crops, maintain landscapes, and revegetate disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of inadequate rainfall. Types of irrigation Surface irrigation- Itis the oldest form of irrigation and has been in … Read more

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