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3 States which champion in irrigation projects

3 States which champion in irrigation projects

At a high level meeting in New Delhi recently, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari expressed his satisfaction with the progress in irrigation projects in three States

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Expressing satisfaction over the progress of various Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) projects in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Karnataka, Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister, Nitin Gadkari asked the officials to implement the pending projects as per the time line without any delay. The minister said that out of eight PMKSY projects in Andhra Pradesh one has been completed and six will be completed in the current financial year.

The remaining one project will be completed in the next financial year, he said. About Odisha, the Gadkari said, out of the eight projects of the state two have been completed and three will be completed during the current financial year. He said, the remaining three will be completed in the next financial year.

About the five Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP) projects of the Karnataka, the minister informed that one project has been completed and the remaining four will be completed in the next financial year. On completion of all these AIBP projects, irrigation potential of 228 thousand hectare will be created in Andhra Pradesh, 125 thousand hectare in Odisha and 230 thousand hectare in Karnataka.

The minister was reviewing the progress of PMKSY projects in these three States at a high level meeting in New Delhi recently. Senior officials of the Union Water Resources Ministry and the three states attended the meeting.

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