Mahanadi river

BJP, Congress question Mahanadi bridge bid

The bridge will benefit around 50,000 people of 10 panchayats in the district besides those from Kendrapara and Cuttack.

published on : 27th September 2020

Despite water levels reducing, misery remains for flood-affected people in Odisha

According to an offical, because of the high tides in the sea which push the rivers back, it can be said that flood waters will be released after the full moon day from September 2 onwards.

published on : 2nd September 2020

CM Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 500, 50 kg rice relief for flood victims

Makes aerial survey of affected areas, assures house damage assistance.

published on : 1st September 2020

Flood water from Mahanadi enters many villages in coastal districts of Odisha

Villages in the Athgarh and Banki blocks of Cuttack district have been inundated as floodwaters from Mahanadi entered low lying areas.

published on : 30th August 2020

Odisha government's flood preparedness claim falls flat

Prior to the onset of monsoon, the department had identified 49 vulnerable points in river embankments in 21 districts.

published on : 30th August 2020

Odisha floods: Mahanadi submerges four villages in Tikarpara

Collector Manoj Kumar Mohanty informed that all residents of the villages have been shifted to safety and are being provided cooked food. 

published on : 30th August 2020

Odisha floods: Woman swept away in Jagatsinghpur

Haripur in Kujang was cut off from the rest of the district as the road leading to the village was washed away in the floods.

published on : 30th August 2020

Two more petitions filed in National Green Tribunal for Baliyatra River Front Improvement project

Pradip Pattnaik has sought intervention against change of revenue status of river bed (nadi) to anabadi (patita) in the record to pave the way for the project.

published on : 30th August 2020

Water-level of Mahanadi river rises, 44 sluice gates of Hirakud Dam opened

The flood in the Mahanadi river system is likely to affect coastal districts including Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Nayagarh and parts of Kendrapara.

published on : 29th August 2020

Odisha sounds another flood alert as heavy rains swell Mahanadi

Flood in Mahanadi will affect Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Nayagarh, and Jagatsingpur districts, Special Relief Commissioner PK Jena said.

published on : 28th August 2020

Odisha Hirakud Dam Reservoir opens 16 gates

The water level has reached an alarming level in Hirakud Dam Reservoir (HDR) following incessant rainfall in the upper catchments of Mahanadi river.

published on : 28th August 2020

Erosion fuels flood fear in Mahanadi river of Cuttack

200 feet of natural floodplain eroded in the flood water current recently

published on : 19th August 2020

Constructions on floodplain area of Mahanadi river illegal, says NGT panel

The case is scheduled to be taken up for hearing along with the Committee’s report which was submitted on Monday.

published on : 19th August 2020

Mahanadi panel sets Aug 29 date for next hearing

The Mahanadi River Water Disputes Tribunal has set August 29 date for further proceeding after hearing the Odisha and Chhattisgarh governments on the issue.

published on : 9th August 2020

Chhattisgarh uses Mahanadi water for industries, claims Odisha Government

The Tribunal, which received some additional documents from Odisha, also directed the Centre to provide the documents to the Chhattisgarh government.

published on : 14th July 2020
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