Dhumal launches Rs 205-cr irrigation project in Kangra

Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal laid the foundation for Phinna Singh Medium Irrigation Scheme.

Written by Express News Service | Shimla | Published: March 4, 2012 1:43 am

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.

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