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06
Apr

Omar launches Jehlum dredging scheme

‘Govt Working On Comprehensive Flood Protection Project’ Baramulla, Mar 24: Highlighting the necessity of preparedness to tackle eventualities and calamities, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said that floods have always been cause of threat to the life and property in the State. He said that the phenomenon of flood cycles witnessed in the State after regular intervals calls for all the more focused attention for required measures. “We should be amply prepared and alert to the threats of...
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07
Feb

Jammu and Kashmir: Ellicott Dredgers Successfully Tested in River Jhelum

Two state-of-the-art dredgers manufactured in the United States have been successfully tested in the river Jhelum, clearing decks for launching conservation project of the valley’s lifeline which has been marred by extensive silt and pollution in last few decades. Officials said the Jhelum Conservation Project will be launched by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district later this month. The two dredgers have been manufactured by US-based Ellicott Dredges—one of the oldest manufacturers of dredging equipments. Incidentally,...
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30
Jun

Jhelum to get 2 hi-tech dredgers

Srinagar, June 25: After years of inordinate delay, the Jammu and Kashmir Government on Saturday signed an agreement for procuring state-of-the-art dredgers with renowned US-based Ellicott Dredges—one of the oldest manufacturers of dredging equipments. Incidentally, Ellicott Dredges had supplied the first dredger for conservation of Jhelum in 1960. The dredger was commissioned by the then Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. The agreement was signed between the president Ellicott Dredges, Peter Bowe, and Chief Engineer Irrigation and Flood Control,...
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18
Jan

India Procures Ellicott Dredges for Flood Control and Port Work (1961)

Improvement and development of a minor river in the Minor Ports in India, which will significantly affect the nation’s overall economic progress is to be carried out by several Ellicott dredges. Two of these units, 12-inch hydraulic pipeline models of Ellicott’s portable “DRAGON” class, have been purchased by the Jammu and Kashmir government.  They are to be applied to a flood control project on the Jehlum River. This waterway, which flows through the Srinigar Valley in Kashmir, floods...
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18
Jan

JK to import dredgers for Jhelum restoration

Srinagar, Nov 29: In its endeavour to boost the restoration of Jhelum- the lifeline of Kashmir- the State Government has started the process to procure state-of-the-art machines from the United States. Officials said the decision to procure the machines was taken after the Government of India recently sanctioned Rs 97 crores for Jhelum conservation. The Government has placed orders with the Ellicott Dredges— one of the oldest and successful dredging companies based in US, which has been supplying...
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