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Jammu and Kashmir Dy CM inaugurates lift irrigation scheme

Posted on Dec 27, 10:46AM | UNI

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand today inaugurated the newly constructed lift irrigation Scheme completed at a cost of Rs 2.12 crore, which will create 280 hectare potential agriculture land.

The lift irrigation scheme inaugurated at village Jogwan is expected to give a major relief to the people of the area which comprised mainly of border and backward terrain, Mr Tara Chand said while addressing the gathering on the occasion.

The Minister also laid foundation stone of lift irrigation scheme at Nud Behra, which is expected to irrigate 111 Hectare of land in the catchment area after completion.

"The coalition government is working hard to mitigate the sufferings of the people with focus on equitable development of all the three regions of the State," the Deputy Chief Minister said.

He said it was the endeavor of the government to provide all basic facilities to the people on priority basis, adding that a well conceived programme has been devised to address all issues in a phased manner.

Mr Tara Chand however, directed the officers to speed up the pace of work of all the ongoing projects which have been taken up in Khour block and adjoining areas so that they can be completed in a stipulated time frame.