Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited Mayurbhanj for the first time following Droupadi Murmu's swearing-in as 15th President of India.
The much-hyped Lower Indra Irrigation Project in Nuapada district was commenced at a projected cost of Rs 211 crore in 1999.
Koraput: Fate of many farmers of Koraput is hanging in balance as the much-awaited Telengiri irrigation project is marred by inordinate delays. As pert reports, Telengiri project was started in the 2003-04 at a cost of Rs 106 crore, but the delays have escalated the cost to Rs 1200 crore. “We are living in difficult […]
Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved a proposal to launch a new irrigation project named after former Chief Minister and freedom fighter Nabakrushna Choudhury at a cost of Rs 635 crore. The new irrigation project – Nabakrushna Choudhury Secha Unnayana Yojana –aims to provide irrigation to 55,000 hectares of non-irrigated land. Besides the existing canal […]
Nuapada: A scientific team of the State Government’s Dam Safety Review Panel today conducted a spot visit at the under-construction Lower Indra Irrigation Project in the district after locals alleged that the main spillway, some 100 metres away from the reservoir has developed cracks and caved in. The 8-member team of the Dam safety review […]