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Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray inspects Gosikhurd Irrigation Project in Vidarbha today

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, on Friday, visited Bhandara district in Vidarbha to review the work of Gosikhurd Irrigation Project? on Wainganga river. 

During his visit, CM Thackeray instructed to hold a separate meeting regarding the unfinished land acquisition of Gosikhurd project, and plan to complete the land acquisition work immediately. 

He said that priority would be given to funds as well as land acquisition after reviewing the unfinished irrigation projects. 

The Gosikhurd project is one of the most important projects in East Vidarbha. The project would be of great benefit to Nagpur, Bhandara and Chandrapur districts for irrigation purposes. 

The total irrigation capacity of this project is 2,50,800 hectares. The water storage in this project would be 1146.075 million cubic meters. 

The Chief Minister testified that proper efforts were being made to make the project funds available. 

He instructed that a proper rehabilitation of the citizens, affected by the project, should be done at the time of completion of the project, and priority should be given to start employment generation projects to solve the problem of their livelihood, once the rehabilitation is completed.

Chief Adviser of CM Ajoy Mehta, Additional Chief Secretary of Water Resources Department Vijay Kumar Gautam, Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Kumar, Executive Director of Vidarbha Irrigation Development Corporation Rajendra Mohite, Superintendent of Engineers Ankur Desai and people’s representatives were present along with the Chief Minister, during the inspection tour of Gosikhurd National Project.

Speaking on irrigation projects in Vidarbha in 2019, Thackeray had said, “Work on 123 irrigation projects (in Vidarbha) are in progress, including six big ones under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana. All pending irrigation projects will be completed by 2022, including Gosikhurd.”

The deadline for completion of the project was December 2021. However, the Vidarbha Irrigation Development Corporation has now advanced it to the end of the year 2023.

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Nagpur records 22 COVID cases in 24 hours




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city.

A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city, out of which 15 belonged to urban area while and 6 were from the rural areas, and one from outside Nagpur district. 

At present, there are 72 active patients in the city. Three new cases of the new XBB.1.16 variant of COVID-19 were detected that took the total tally to five in the district.  

India recorded 3,095 new COVID cases and five deaths in last 24 hours.

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RCNV provides sponsorship to 5 children




Nation Next Newsroom | Nagpur


Under the aegis of Diabetes patronage program at AIIMS, Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision – RCNV – members sponsored five children for this financial year by handing over a cheque of ₹1,25,000 to the Director of AIIMS Maj. Gen (Dr ) Vibha Dutta, SM.

This project takes care of all the needs like insulin, glucometer,special diet and other consumables required by the children suffering from the dreaded and debilitating disease type 1 diabetes.

President Shivani interacted with the authorities and incharge of the project Dr Meenakshi and her team. Joint secretary Dr Akshay Daga interacted with the beneficiary children and their parents exhorting the importance of discipline during the treatment.

President elect Ajay, secretary Ritika and Rtn. Arouni Verma were amongst those who were present at AIIMS, nagpur. Dr Sangeeta and Dr Akash conducted the proceedings. The gratitude felt by the parents and their blessings to our team exemplified the importance of this endeavour in shaping the lives of children suffering from type 1 diabetes.

Also read: 17 test positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours in Nagpur

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DPS MIHAN awarded with Excellence Award | Nagpur




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur
DPS MIHAN was awarded with the Literary Leadership Excellence Award for the enthusiastic participation in Nagpur.


Delhi Public School MIHAN was awarded with the Literary Leadership Excellence Award for the enthusiastic participation of its students in the National Young Authors Fair – the World’s largest Book Writing Competition held by BriBooks and powered by Education World.

More than 90 budding writers of the school availed the benefits of the excellent opportunity provided by the AI-assisted BriBooks platform which helped them to hone their storytelling skills .The plethora of creative designs helped the students to work on the illustrations needed for designing their novel. The pleasure of publishing one’s own novel and reaching out to the global readers was a thrilling experience for the budding authors.

The students also got an exposure to sell the books online and earn Author Royalty as a remuneration. The books published by several DPS MIHAN students have achieved milestones and won rewards in the categories of Best Author – Jury Awards for Content and Creativity, Best Selling Author Awards in the State and Global Feature Awards for International recognition.

The jury and guest list comprised of HE Noor Gilon,Ambassador of Israel, Saul Singer – Author of Best Seller ‘ Start -up Nation’ ,Dele Olojede- Pulitzer prize winner and Navyn Salem- Founder & CEO Edesia.

President and Pro-Vice Chairperson Ms.Tulika Kedia and Director Ms.Savita Jaiswal have congratulated the Principal Ms.Nidhi Yadav, staff and students for their sincere efforts to achieve this recognition.

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