World News | Reuters | Thursday July 23, 2015
Sri Lanka plans to store and use a billion cubic metres of rainwater per year, which would otherwise drain into the sea, in an ambitious effort to boost irrigation and power production.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 14, 2015
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the Centre was planning to spend Rs 50,000 crore on the farming and irrigation sector and plans were also afoot to roll out an insurance scheme exclusively for the farming sector to compensate for crop loss.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 10, 2015
Andhra Pradesh government will develop Rajahmundry, a major city in East Godavari district, as a tourist hub, state irrigation minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has said.
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
"It has been decided that in 5 years, Rs 50,000 crore from the central Budget would be utilised for the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana. States' share will be over and above this," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said while communicating the Cabinet decision.
NDTV | Thursday July 2, 2015
Analysts say government's push to improve irrigation facility in India is likely to boost revenues of companies like Finolex Industries, Jain Irrigation and Shakti Pumps which are directly related to this business.
NDTV | Thursday July 2, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that the government has approved the Prime Minister Irrigation Scheme which aims to provide irrigation facility to all fields.
Monday June 22, 2015
Market analyst Sandip Sabharwal of asksandipsabharwal.com told NDTV that he does not expect significant downside risk to the equity markets. Mr Sabharwal says that the excessive pessimism was built in and now the green shoots in investment cycle are visible.
Friday June 12, 2015
It operates in infrastructure development, construction and project management space and executes projects in sectors such as buildings and structures, roads, railways, irrigation, power, ports, and oil and gas.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 9, 2015
With deficiet monsoon predicted this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the "challenge" should be converted into an "opportunity" for looking at other avenues of irrigation.
India News | Reuters | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Indian Meteorological Department cut this year's forecast for monsoon rains to 88 per cent of the long-term average, Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan said today, raising fears of a drought in the country where nearly half of farmland lacks irrigation facilities.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday May 26, 2015
The June-September monsoon season is vital for India as half its croplands lack irrigation, but a forecast of less rain than usual this summer due to the emergence of the El Nino has threatened farm output.
Monday May 18, 2015
Jain Irrigation's PAT stood at Rs 75.3 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago, it said in a statement.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 16, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Pannerselvam today ordered release of water from Aliyar Dam in Coimbatore District for irrigation and drinking water needs.
Saturday May 16, 2015
Jain Irrigation on Friday reported a 31 per cent increase in profit after tax at Rs 98.5 crore for the fourth quarter that ended on March 31, 2015.
Thursday May 14, 2015
Mr Jaitley, who got a slew of reform measures approved in the just-concluded Budget session of Parliament, said the focus of the Narendra Modi-led government in the second year would be increasing spending on rural infrastructure, including irrigation and social sector schemes.
Telangana News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
The Telangana government would develop Nagarjuna Sagar, presently location of a massive irrigation project, as a prominent place of Buddhist significance, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 3, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday pushed for expediting projects in the areas of irrigation, affordable housing and toilets as he chaired a high-level meeting on infrastructure with focus on rural development, power, coal, renewable energy and petroleum and natural gas.
Press Trust of India | Friday May 1, 2015
Significant work is being done in the infrastructure as well as agriculture sectors and the government is making special efforts to tackle farmers issues, particularly irrigation, he added.
Friday April 24, 2015
Achieving a 3 per cent fiscal deficit target by 2017-18 is a challenge but the government will not compromise on building public infrastructure and irrigation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.
Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
The company is engaged in business of infrastructure development such as highway, roads, bridges, civil construction works, irrigation and water supply projects and power plants.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 31, 2015
Alleging Andhra Pradesh government of "hastily" executing a lift irrigation project that may put Polavaram multi-purpose project in cold storage, opposition leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday sought the Prime Minister to direct Chandrababu Naidu-led dispensation to stall the project.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 28, 2015
Even as it looked set to re-promulgate the Land Acquisition Ordinance, the government, on Saturday, insisted that it was not making it a "prestige" issue and was willing to have a discussion with opposition parties to sort out differences.
Lucknow News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 27, 2015
A 50-year-old employee of the state irrigation department allegedly committed suicide on Thursday by jumping from a multi-storey government building near Legislative Assembly in Lucknow, police said.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
To boost the farm and food sector, the Economic Survey on Friday prescribed huge investment in areas such as research, irrigation and warehousing, besides calling for subsidy rationalisation and setting up of a national common market for agri-produce.