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Land reclamation in Kerala

Velu Pillai Raman Pillai

Land reclamation in Kerala

by Velu Pillai Raman Pillai

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Published by Asia Pub. House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Kerala.
    • Subjects:
    • Land -- India -- Kerala.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- India -- Kerala.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statement[by] V. R. Pillai and P. G. K. Panikar.
      SeriesKerala University economics series,, no. 1
      ContributionsPanikar, P. G. K. 1923- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD879.K4 P5 1965
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 197 p.
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5944761M
      LC Control Number65016068
      OCLC/WorldCa1355763

        Kerala has experienced an unprecedented torrential rainfall which caused a massive flood in several districts of the state. The intensity of rainfall is around cm that is 30% above the annual average. Hundreds of people have lost their lives, crops and properties were destroyed.   Kerala is a narrow strip of land. Between the Western Ghats in the east and the sea in the west, it is km at its widest and 35 km at its narrowest. It .

      Initiation of land reclamation plan, during and after mining, as part of the requirement to implement the EIS at the mine. Provision of topsoil stockpiles and waste-disposal dumps. Performing advanced stripping of overburden to gain access to the deposit. They, too, must be incorporated into the development / exploration schedule of operations. Backwaters are large water bodies that are receptacles of rivers but contain saline water as they are connected to the sea. The Vembanad backwater system in far southern India covers an area of o ha, measures km in length, and is 3–8 m deep.

      Path-breaking kayal land reclamation projects (agricultural land reclaimed from the Vembanad lake bed), Venad Kayal and Madathil Kayal, are located in the village. This accomplishment opened up a new era for agricultural improvements. This reclamation project was carried out by Pallithanam Mathai Luka of Kainady Village in Kuttanadu. Kuttanad is a region covering the Alappuzha, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta Districts, in the state of Kerala, India, well known for its vast paddy fields and geographical region has the lowest altitude in India, and is one of the few places in the world where farming is carried on around to metres (4 to 10 ft) below sea level.


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Book: Land reclamation in Kerala. + pp. Abstract: A detailed analysis is made of the 'economics of reclamation reclamation Subject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment see more details farming as an enterprise, with special reference to the origin and development of land reclamation in Kerala kerala Subject Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pillai, Velu Pillai Raman, Land reclamation in Kerala.

New York, Asia Pub. House [©] (OCoLC)   Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from oceans, seas, riverbeds or lake beds.

The land reclaimed is known as reclamation ground or land fill. In some jurisdictions, including parts of the United States, the term "reclamation" can refer to returning disturbed lands to an improved. The Act was formulated in the context of indiscriminate and massive reclamation and conversion of wetlands and paddy fields happening in Kerala.

The Act prohibited conversion or reclamation of paddy land while constituting local level monitoring committees for. The Kerala High Court on Friday asked the Ernakulam District Collector and the State government to respond to a petition against reclamation of a large extent of paddy land at Thiruvankulam, near.

The reclamation clause, which has been inserted in the Kerala Finance Bill,states that paddy fields and wetlands reclaimed before can be regularised after securing 25 per cent of the fair value of the land from owners.

It was tabled in the Assembly on J Colour Books,Calicut. • Nissim Mannathukkaren. V.R. and Panikkar, G.K. ().Land reclamation in Kerala, Asia Publishing House, and New York.

Two distinct phases of land reclamation are. The Kerala Assembly last week passed a bill to make it easier to reclaim paddy fields, wetlands and “unnotified land” for infrastructure development projects.

The bill makes 12 amendments and. The petition was filed by Janata Dal (Secular) leader Subhash Thekkedan, who said Mr. Chandy had reclaimed paddy land using funds amounting to ₹30 lakh from two Rajya Sabha MPs and later. Backwaters are large water bodies that are receptacles of rivers but contain saline water as they are connected to the sea.

The Vembanad backwater system in far southern India covers an area of o ha, measures km in length, and is 3 to 8 m deep. InKerala initiated Ellarum Paadathekk, a project to increase rice production. Under this programme, in the first year, 12, ha of fallow land was made cultivable.

In the second year, it increased to 20, ha. However, reclamation of paddy fields continues unabated, say activists. In many cases, the government itself has violated the law.

THE Kerala government seems all set to give up its commitment to protect wetlands and paddy fields. The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government in the state has decided to make “necessary” amendments to the Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land & Wetland Act, a stringent legislation that was passed unanimously by the state assembly in   Kerala ‘Kerala land has lost immunity, landslips to stay’ Kerala Pathanamthitta spends the day amidst swollen rivers Kerala Cases cross mark for third day in Kozhikode.

Thus, Kerala has two statutes -KLU Order and Kerala Cultivation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act each dealing with delineated areas with respect to preservation, management and process of. Land reclamation is the process of creating new land from the sea. The simplest method of land reclamation involves simply filling the area with large amounts of heavy rock and/or cement, then filling with clay and soil until the desired height is reached.

Draining of submerged wetlands is often used to reclaim land for agricultural use. He said the project involved land reclamation, bunding, and diversion of the natural course of seawater. He claimed that the tendering process had been finalised at ₹ crore. Kerala's famed wetlands face multiple threats, including from rapid development activities and unscientific land use, says a book authored by experts.

Large-scale reclamation, pollution and deforestation are also causing the area covered by wetlands to shrink, says the "Biodiversity Richness of Kerala" (Kerala State Biodiversity Board).

A directive regarding the same was issued by the Revenue Minister E Chandrasekharan to the revenue d. Reclamation. Revenue Minister. E Chandrashekharan. News. Harmful waste used for land reclamation. TNN |IST Officials of Kerala State Pollution Ads 2 Book Bank Exam App ET Money Finance App CouponDunia Dineout Magicbricks.

Reclamation of land by irrigation was extensively developed by the Soviet the late s the Soviets reported a total of about 27 million acres (11 million hectares) under irrigation, about one-half of this being in the Central Asian republics. The Syr Darya and Amu Darya rivers were the principal sources of irrigation water in this area.

These rivers discharged into the Aral Sea, and. Legends The Reclamation of Kerala. Lord Parashurama in order to release himself from the sin of killing Kshatriyas approached the holy Rishis. They suggested that he should make a gift of a land of his own to the Brahmins.

Parashurama, the son of jamadagni, propitiated Varuna to get some land for himself. He threw into sea the axe which Lord Shiva had given him with his blessings. Land Reclamation in Ecological Fragile Areas book Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER ), October, Beijing, PR China Edited By Hu Zhenqi.Kerala (38, km 2; % of India's landmass) is situated between the Arabian Sea to the west and the Western Ghats to the east.

Kerala's coast runs some km in length, while the state itself varies between 35– km in width. Geographically, Kerala roughly .