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Water should reach the last farmer’s field in all Narmada Valley projects: CM Mr. Chouhan

28 July 2021, Bhopal: Chief Minister Madhya Pradesh Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that it should be ensured that water reaches the last farmer’s field in all the projects being constructed under Narmada Valley Development. For this, ministers and officers must visit their areas. The procurement of cent percent profit for the investment being made for Narmada Valley development must be ensured. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan said that the problems being faced by the farmers in the fields where water is going through pipes should also be surveyed. If farmers have any problem then it should be solved immediately.

Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan said that the supply of water will definitely increase the production of farmers. A sense of responsibility must be developed in farmers to deposit water and electricity charges. This responsibility should be handed over to the committees of farmers. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan was addressing the 70th meeting of the Narmada Control Board organized in Mantralaya.  

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Revised administrative approval was granted to Shaheed Bhima Nayak Sagar (Lower Goi) project. Along with this, approval was given for extension of time in constructing the right bank main canal of Bargi Diversion Project from 104 km to 129 km including Slimnabad Tunnel. The time extension of the contract for the construction work of the Jawar Micro Irrigation Project was also approved in the meeting. In the meeting of the Control Board, approval was also given for extension of time in the contract of construction work of group micro-irrigation projects of Killaud, Pamakhedi, Bhurlai, Kodwar, and Punasa Extension. Along with this, approval was given to increase the irrigated area of ​​the ISP Kalisindh Lift Micro Irrigation Project.