Rs 18.68 crore approved for 6 minor irrigation schemes of ST area of Madhya Pradesh
3rd August 2019
Bhopal, August 3, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): The state government has sanctioned Rs 18 crore 68 lakh for 6 minor irrigation schemes of 4 districts of Scheduled Tribe area of the state. after completion of these schemes, irrigation capacity will be developed in 1335 hectare area. Rs 3 crore 40 lakh has been approved for Khokhari Barrage-2 in Burhanpur district. This will develop irrigation potential over an area of 265 hectares. Rs 4 crore 48 lakhs have been sanctioned for Chowki Kalegaon pond in Betul district. This will increase the irrigation capacity in 150 hectare area. Rs one crore 62 lakh have been sanctioned for Saikheda barrage in Khargone district which will develop irrigation capacity in 110 hectare area. Three minor irrigation schemes have been approved in Chhindwara district. Out of this, an amount of Rs 3 crore 77 lakh has been sanctioned for Khermandal Barrage, Rs 2 crore 70 lakh for Junapani Barrage and Rs 2 crore 72 lakh for Beejori Barrage. These schemes will develop irrigation potential in 810 hectares of agricultural land.