District Collector request people of 13 villages of Shinor Dabhoi and Karjan talukas to stay alert
Water is flowing into Sardar Sarovar from Omkareshwar Dam in Madhya Pradesh. The Vadodara District Administration has been informed by the Narmada Corporation to discharge 4 lakh cusecs of water from Sardar Sarovar reservoir into Narmada river starting at around 2.45 pm on Tuesday.
The release of water from Sardar Sarovar is to maintain the level as currently the inflow of water comes from Omkareshwar Dam.
District Collector Shalini Agarwal has requested the people of 13 villages of Shinor, Dabhoi and Karjan talukas situated on the banks of Narmada in Vadodara district to take all precautionary measures against the possibility of rising water in the river. She requested them especially to stay away from banks and also their livestock.
In view of this information, the concerned Provincial Officers, Mamlatdars, Taluka Development Officers and Police have been directed to take special precautionary measures in the coastal villages and especially in the low lying areas of these villages.
In Vadodara district, Narmada river flows through Shinor, Dabhoi and Karjan talukas. Of these, Pura, Alampura, Lilaipura, Nani and Moti coral of Karjan taluka as well as old shire villages, Chandod, Karnali and Nanderia of Dabhoi taluka and Madhi Devasthan of Shinor taluka, Ansuya temple, Malsar and Barkaal are situated on the banks of Narmada. The sarpanchs and talatis of the respective villages have also been asked to be vigilant.
In Vadodara district, Narmada river flows through Shinor, Dabhoi and Karjan talukas. Malsar and Barkal are located on the banks of Narmada. The sarpanches and talatis of the respective villages have also been asked to be vigilant.