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Every farm in Madhya Pradesh will get irrigation water: CM Chouhan

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28 July 2023, Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the area under irrigation is being increased in the state. Through various irrigation schemes, water will be supplied to every farm and every household through Jal-Jeevan Mission. Bahoriband Lift Micro Irrigation Project worth Rs 1011 crore has been approved for the Katni area. The Bahoriband lift micro-irrigation project will irrigate 80,000 acres and provide water to 5 villages of Katni tehsil, 86 of Bahoriband, 17 of Rithi, and 43 villages of Slimnabad. Through Jal-Jeevan Mission, 109 villages of Rithi Janpad in Katni district, 50 villages of Katni Janpad, along with 159 villages in the Pathari area of Katni district, will now easily be provided with tap water in every house.

Chief Minister Chouhan was addressing a large public gathering in the Vikas Parv at Bargaon in Katni district today. He performed bhoomi-puja for development works worth more than Rs 313 crore in the area. Benefits were also distributed to the beneficiaries of various schemes.

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