Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Saturday laid the foundation for the Rs 205-cr ambitious Phinna Singh Medium Irrigation Scheme for 60 villages of Nurpur belt in Kangra district. The scheme,which has been delayed for years,will irrigate 4,025 hectares of farm land by constructing a dam over Lahru Chakki Khad. More than 3.27 cusecs of water will be tapped for irrigation in the area. The scheme is likely to be completed by March,2015.
Written by Express News Service | Shimla | Published: March 4, 2012 1:43 am