Narmada-Kshipra Multipurpose Irrigation Project
Bhopal. The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan performed bhoomi poojan of Narmada-Kshipra Multipurpose Lift Irrigation Project at Tarana of Ujjain district. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 2215 crore 64 lakh. A target of 42 months has been set to complete the project. A total of 15 cumec (15 cubic meter per second) Narmada water will be lifted from the Omkareshwar reservoir. Water will be made available for irrigation through 5 pumping stations by lifting 497 meter water from the first pumping station.
Chouhan said that Narmada water has been brought to improve the falling ground water level of Malwa. Efforts are being made to supply water to the agriculture fields of farmers by linking Narmada-Gambhir, Kalisindh and Parvati river under the Narmada-Kshipra Multipurpose Lift Irrigation Project.
Each individual of state will have annual income Rs. One lakh in future - Moreover, Chouhan stated that efforts will be made to ensure a minimum annual income of Rs. One lakh for every poor of the state besides efforts for pucca house, respect towards women, development of villages and to make them self-reliant in future. The state will have 3 express high ways. Chouhan informed that the electricity bills worth Rs. 200 crore have been waived off under the Sambal Yojana. The 2.5 crore population of the state is being covered under the scheme.
Furthermore Chouhan performed bhoomi poojan of 5 high standard bridges costing Rs. 52 crore 22 lakh, Dogra Gurjar pond worth Rs. 4 crore 16 lakh, Tarana-Makdon-Dupada Road costing Rs. 26 crore 40 lakh in Tarana and Ghattiya Assembly Constituency area. Chouhan dedicated Nal-Jal Yojana constructed at a cost of Rs. 46 lakh and 48 lakh at Mangliya and Lusudiya village respectively along with the police station building and traffic police station at Ghatiya. He also performed bhoomi poojan of 49.55 k.m. long road worth Rs. 36 crore 56 lakh in Tarana Assembly Constituency area.