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Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lay the foundation of Bina Irrigation Project on July 2

01 Jul 2018

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lay the foundation of Bina Irrigation Project at Khurai of Sagar district on July 2. The project is being built at a cost of Rs 4,000 crores.

The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Shri Ananth Kumar will be the Chief Guest for the programme. The Minister for Water Resources Dr Narottam Mishra, Minister for Panchayat and Rural Development Shri Gopal Bhargava and Minister for Home Shri Bhupendra Singh will also grace the occasion as the special guests.

Bina Irrigation Project will facilitate irrigation in an area of over 90 thousand hectare land and benefit 4033 villages of Bundelkhand region. Under the project, dams will be constructed on Bina River at Madiya and Chakarpur. It will resolve potable water problem of 331 villages of the region. The project will prove beneficial for three crops arrangement in Bundelkhand region. It will facilitate irrigation in the entire command area in the next 4 years. A total of 48-hectare land has been allocated in village Bairkhedi for rehabilitation of 1324 families, which will be affected by the construction of the Bina Irrigation Project.