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CM inaugurated Kauhi Lift Irrigation Scheme, irrigation will be done in 2500 Hectares

  • 29 Aug 2023
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On August 28, 2023, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated the Kauhi Lift Irrigation Scheme built at a cost of Rs 7 crore at Kauhi in Patan of Durg district. With this irrigation will be possible in 2500 hectare.

Key Points:

  • Farmers of villages Kauhi, Borenda, Jarvay, Kesra, Khamharia, Danganiya, Tarrighat, Sonpur and Sipkona will get the benefit of irrigation from Kauhi lift irrigation scheme.
  • It is worth mentioning that on the occasion of his first visit to Kauhi, the Chief Minister had announced to update the old lift irrigation scheme here.
  • Under the scheme, the radius of the intake well, which was earlier 6 metres, has been increased to 12 metres. At the same time, five VT pumps of 150 H.P. each have been installed, due to which the capacity of lift irrigation has increased manifold.
  • The lining work of the entire canal system has also been done. Due to increase in the capacity of Kauhi Lift Irrigation Scheme, relief has come to hundreds of farmers of this area.

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