Minister inaugurates sub-canal restore work
Abohar, January 27
Minister of Water Sources, Mining and Geology Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer on Thursday laid the muse stone for the renovation of Ramsara Minor (sub-canal) at Shergarh, a tail-end village within the Balluana constituency. Notably, Shergarh farmers have been protesting over water scarcity for the previous few years.
Apparently, a day earlier than the minister’s go to, Abohar MLA Sandeep Jakhar inspected the re-construction work that had been began by the earlier Congress-led authorities.
Hayer, who reached Shergarh after attending the Republic Day perform on the district headquarter, was welcomed by Balluana MLA Amandeep Singh Musafir Goldy and others.
He mentioned the 19-km Ramsara Minor was being repaired to irrigate 1000’s of acres of land. He mentioned, “Apart from, the work of Kikkarkhera, Bhangarkhera, Waryamkhera and Dhinganwali minors and three bridges of Malukpura canal will likely be initiated within the subsequent part. It’ll price Rs 2.1 crore.” Accepting the demand for the renovation of Sukhchain Minor, he mentioned its restore could be finished quickly at a price of Rs 10 crore. The Bhagwant Mann authorities was going to begin a Rs 120-crore mission quickly to renovate water programs to curb wastage as a result of seepage, he mentioned.
Abohar MLA Sandeep Jakhar, “It’s considerable that the current authorities is resuming pending work of the sub-canal that was constructed round 50 years in the past.”