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Durgapur
West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.20

Barrage gives water to plants

The state irrigation department has begun supplying water to the treatment plants of Durgapur Municipal Corporation and public health engineering department from Durgapur Barrage after the water table...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.20

Durgapur Barrage repairs ‘over’ after 30-hour effort

Work to restore the damaged sluice gate no. 31 of the Durgapur Barrage ended on Thursday evening after a 30-hour effort and irrigation department officials said water from Damodar Valley Corporation&r...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.20

Remove Durgapur mayor, CM tells Firhad

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asked municipal affairs and urban development minister Firhad Hakim to remove Durgapur mayor Dilip Agasty from his post for alleged “negligence” ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.20

BJP & CPM flay govt ‘inefficiency’

The CPM and the BJP on Wednesday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of “inefficiency” and “corruption” over the Durgapur Barrage incident. They pointed out that the state ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.20

Durgapur barrage gate repair starts

Work to restore the damaged gate at Durgapur Barrage on Damodar river started around 2pm on Wednesday after 100 hours went into trying to drain the riverbed at the upper catchment area. Irrigation de...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in

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West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.20

Power utility blast kills worker

A contract worker was killed and a private security guard severely injured following an explosion at the seventh unit of the state-run Durgapur Projects Limited (DPL) on Tuesday morning. Police said ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.20

Barrage repair delay impacts people

In Durgapur and Bankura, officials of PHE and civic authorities in the two towns supplied water for domestic use in around 400 tankers on Tuesday. “We are supplying water in 80 tankers in three...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.20

Barrage damage hits fishermen hard

The Durgapur Barrage crisis has been compounded as the irrigation department missed its Tuesday deadline to start restoring the damaged sluice gate. An irrigation engineer said the area needed to be d...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.20

Rivulet poser to sluice gate repair

Irrigation department engineers are yet to start repairs at Durgapur Barrage even 48 hours after sluice gate No 31 got bent, causing water to gush out to lower catchment areas and leaving the upper ar...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.20

Barrage crisis awaits long-term solution

Damage to one of the 34 sluice gates of the Durgapur Barrage on Damodar river on Saturday has triggered a water crisis in the region, prompting the Bengal government on Monday to marshal its resources...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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