Land reclamation project sent to GoI: Omar
Inaugurates 4.5 MW diesel power station at Leh
Leh, Nov 26: The Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, on Friday said a comprehensive project for reclamation of the washed land in the flood affected areas of Leh had been prepared under the Command Area Development programme and sent to the Government of India for funding.
“The money will help launch the project speedily so that farmers could utilize the land for cultivation in the next sowing season,” Omar said after inaugurating the 4.5 Mega Watt (MW) diesel power station at Leh, which would augment the electric supply in the area besides electrifying the newly developed Solar Colony for the affected families of flash floods at Choglamsar.
Omar visited Phyang and announced Rs 1.5 crore for reclamation programme of 950 kanals of agriculture land washed away in the floods.
He also reviewed the rehabilitation works at various places including the Solar Colony where 158 affected families have been shifted.
Omar inaugurated pre-fabricated Imambara at Phyang, which was also washed away in the floods. He said in view of the ensuing Muharram the pre-fabricated Imambara had been established while the construction for its permanent structure will go side by side. At a district officers meet chaired by him at Leh, the Chief Minister reviewed the rehabilitation programme and normal developmental schemes under execution in various sectors.
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