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EOI for NGO member Grievance Redressal Committee District level
Engagement of Social Expert (Domain Expert) to interact with International Experts of ADB, provide necessary inputs to them, assist them in collection of data and its review and preparation and revision of domain specific reports in respect of Proposed Jamrani Dam Project on Gola River, Haldwani, Nainital, Uttarakhand
Engagement of Technical Expert (Domain Expert) to interact with international experts of ADB and prepare, review & revision of domain specific reports in respect of proposed Jamrani Project at Haldwani, Nainital, Uttarakhand
Expression of Interest to participate in the proposed Restoration of Lake by Aeration of Saattal, Bhimtal
Engagement of Technical Expert (Domain Expert) to interact with international experts of ADB and prepare, review & revision of domain specific reports in respect of proposed Jamrani Project at Haldwani, Nainital, Uttarakhand
Selection of Technical Consultant for preparation of Techno economic feasibility report & DPR with detailed design and drawing for Haldikhan Temple construction work in Nainital
Engagement of Technical Expert (Domain Expert) to interact with international experts of ADB and prepare, review & revision of domain specific reports in respect of proposed Jamrani Project at Haldwani, Nainital, Uttarakhand
EOI for making gauge station, Installation of pressure based automatic water level recorder in Shipra river at about 02 km upstream from confluence of the Shipra & Koshi river at Khairna Bazar, Distt Nainital, Uttarakhand
EOI for Engagement of Senior Technical Expert and Resettlement & Rehabilitation Expert
EOI for engagement of Senior Technical Domain Expert to interact with international Experts of ADB and provide neccessary inputs to them in respect of proposed Jamrani Dam Project at Haldwani, Nainital, Uttarakhand
Consultancy Services for Remote Sensing and GIS Mapping of Command Areas, Cropping Patterns, Canal Network and associated Works for Proposed Jamrani Project on Gola River, Haldwani, Nainital, Uttarakhand
Engagement of Domain Experts to Interact with International Experts of ADB and Provide Necessary Inputs to Them in Respect of Proposed Jamrani Project on Gola River, Haldwani, Nainital, Uttarakhand
Tender Stage Technical & management Assistance for Proposed Jamrani Dam Multipurpose Project on Gola River, Haldwani, Nainital, Uttarakhand
Selection of Technical Consultant for Preparation of Techno Economic Feasibility report & DPR with Detailed Design & Drawings for Haidakhan Temple Reconstruction work in Nainital
Consultancy Services for Preparation of DPR of Proposed Khairna barrage on Kosi River in Betalghat Block of District Nainital
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“The earth, the air, the land and the water are not an inheritance from our forefathers but on loan from our children. So we have to handover to them at least as it was handed over to us.”

--  Mahatma Gandhi

Water is a priceless gift of nature. Without water one cannot imagine the existence of life or civilization. That’s why the only reason why our ancestors chose to live where the water was available easily. Since ancient civilizations, development of the society is based on water. Every human civilization always got established near any water resource body. Since very beginning of civilization, India emerged as an agricultural country. Even today around 75% of population of the country is dependent over agriculture. For the best outcome of agriculture, irrigation is one of the most important process. In India, rainfall varies from areas and time. Due to insufficient rain or no rainfall, a long history of drought had been noticed in the country. In the year 1770, a severe drought has been noticed in lower Bengal and Bihar, due to which a huge population of State faced unexpected crisis and get demolished. In year 1837, the severe drought of 19th century was noticed in Northern India, due to which society faced crisis and one third civilization get ruined. The incident grabbed the attention of British Government and Govt. decided to create perennial canals across the state, which would help in overcoming the crisis of agriculture. During British era, a number of canal systems came into force. Lieutenant Blane, Lieutenant Debiued, Colonel P.Cautley are the few names who contributed in the field of Irrigation of India.Before independence, the Irrigation Department, formed in 1823, was basically involved in Irrigation works.

After the independence, the necessity of constructing water resources and hydropower project were felt by the politicians of our country and many multipurpose projects were conceived and executed. On December 23, 1949, the first prime minister of Independent India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru laid a foundation store at Dakpathar, 46 Km. from Dehradun for construction of Yamuna valley Hydroelectric Project Stage-I. But due to paucity of funds, the construction work could not be taken up immediately. The construction on the project was started in 1956 and again had to be stopped in1958, because Koch Dam was proposed to be constructed on river Yamuna in the upstream of Tajewala head works by state of Punjab and it was feared that the Yamuna valley Hydroelectric Project Stage-I shall come under the submergence. However, the investigations and surveys conducted by the engineers of Irrigation Department revealed that due to the poor geological conditions, it was not feasible to construct the proposed Koch Dam Project. Later in 1960, Yamuna Organisation was established and the work on Yamuna valley Hydroelectric Project Stage-I was restarted in 1961 and completed successfully in just 5 years. After the successful construction of Yamuna valley Hydroelectric Projects Stage-I, Maneri Bhali Hydroelectric Scheme Stage-I was constructed successfully and commissioned in 1984. Simultaneously, the investigation, Planning, design and other appurtenant works of Tehri, Koteshwar, Srinagar, Vishnuprayag, Dhauliganga projects were approached by the department.

Before creation of separate Uttarakhand State, Irrigation Department was mainly engaged in multi-purpose projects along with construction & maintenance of a huge network of Canal system. Presently, it is involved in Canal Construction, tube wells, flood protection works and construction of reservoirs for the purpose of water conservation and generation of electricity. Irrigation Department is known for its specialization of construction of Dam and barrages, some of the example are Ichari Dam, Dakpathar Barrage, Asan barrage, ManeriBhali stage– I, Maneri Bhali stage-II, Pashuloke barrage, Ramganga Dam, Tehri Dam etc. At the foothills of Kumau/Tarai region, a series of dams were constructed in 1960s for the purpose of efficient irrigation. Apart from irrigation, sustained ground water is a major feature of this area. Because of recharging from these dams such as Kalagarh, Pili, Tumaria and Tumaria extension, Haripura & Baur, Baigul, Dhaura and Nanaksagar. After creation of separate State Uttarakhand, Maneri Bhali hydroelectric project Stage-II was carried out by the department successfully was commissioned in 2008.At present Uttarakhand Project Development and Construction Corporation (UPDCC) under aegis of Uttarakhand Irrigation Department has been entrusted for construction of Song dam for drinking water and Jamarani dam for multipurpose hydroelectric project.

“We never know the worth of water till the well is dry”

-- Thomas Fuller.

 

 

 
 
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Uttarakhand Irrigation Department
Engineer In Chief
Yamuna Colony
Dehradun 248001

Fax : 0135-3510901, 2530916 (Off.)
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