Govt to bring more agri, horticulture areas under irrigation: Taj
Inaugurates Sadipora lift irrigation scheme
Pulwama, Aug 16: Minister for Public Health Engineering, Irrigation and Flood Control, Taj Mohi-ud-Din today said the government had formed a comprehensive programme to bring more rain fed agriculture and horticulture areas under irrigation schemes.
After inaugurating Sadipora lift irrigation scheme constructed at a cost of Rs 92.88 lakh which will irrigate 69 hectares of orchard land in the area, Taj said numbers of projects were in pipeline to provide irrigation facilities to the non-irrigated areas in a phased manner.
The Minister announced Rs 1.97 crore for digging of tube well at Nazar Bab Hado in Pulwama and Rs 1.54 crore for Saloora Rajpora Water Supply Scheme (WSS) to provide adequate water supply to the people of the area.
He directed the concerned engineers to start construction work of both these projects within 15 days. He also inspected irrigation canal at Chak Chotipora.
During the visit a number of deputations of Pulwama and Shopian districts called on the Minister and put-forth several demands of their respective areas regarding upgradation of water supply scheme and irrigation canals.
He assured them that their demands would be redressed in a phased manner.
Chief Engineer PHE, Chief Engineer Irrigation, Additional deputy Commissioner and other sectoral officers and engineers are accompanied the Minister.
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