CM nod for Rs 2358.75 crore Sanwer Lift Micro Irrigation Project
| Sunday | 5th July, 2020
In the meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the Sanwer Lift Micro Irrigation Project of Rs 2358.75 crores was approved.
Chief Minister Chouhan issued instructions to start the work of the project after completing the necessary procedures of the irrigation project.
Chouhan told that 65,000 hectares of 182 villages of Indore district, 13,000 hectares of 80 villages of Khargone district and 2,000 hectares of 10 villages of Ujjain district will be irrigated through the Sanwer Lift Micro Irrigation Project.
A pressurized piped canal system will be built to provide irrigation facility in villages benefiting from the Omkareshwar reservoir.
A total of 31 cumec of water will be lifted for the project, in which there is provision for 1.50 cumec water for drinking purpose, 1.50 cumec water for industrial use apart from 80,000 hectare area for irrigation.