Narendra Modi will inaugurate six irrigation projects.
including the Rs 2,391.36 crore Mandal dam that will provide
irrigation to 19,604 hectare in Palamau and Garhwa districts.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said Friday.
The prime minister will inaugurate six ambitious
irrigation projects on Saturday, which will speed up the
progress of Palamau and Garhwa districts," Das told reporters
The Mandal dam, work on which began in 1972, but has
been stalled since 1993, will be built on North Koel river
under Barwadih block in Latehar district, an official release
It said foundation stone will also be laid for the
crore, benefiting Garhwa district.
Four other projects for which the foundation stones
will be laid are: renovation and lining work of Bater Vier
Irrigation Project, renovation of Bain Banki Reservoir
Project, renovation and lining work of Anjanva Reservoir
Project and renovation and lining work for Brahmani irrigation
project (in Chakradharpur block of West Singhbhum district).
"Nobody has had any concern for the people of Palamau
and its farmers since independence. The prime minister is
initiating to bring Palamau and Garhwa on the path of
development," Das said.
He said Modi is committed for all round development of
farmers, villages, the poor, women and the youth.
"The state government is also proud of the farmers.
whose hard work has taken the agriculture growth to 14 per
cent from minus 4.5 per cent," Das said.
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