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CM Rupani dedicates ‘lift irrigation pipeline’ in Surat, to irrigate about 49.5 acres land

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New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani devoted the ‘Kakrapar-Gordha-Vad Lift Irrigation Pipeline’ at Sathvav of Mandvi in Surat on Sunday. The pipeline is constructed at a value of Rs 570 crores and can open new doorways of irrigation in tribal areas of Surat.
The pipeline will profit practically 29,000 farmer households in 89 villages and a complete space of 49,500 acres of Mandvi in Surat. In addition to that, it’ll additionally profit 3 dams, 2 ponds, 6 ravines and 30 check-dams.
The pipeline is an engineering marvel. A stretch of 32 km mild-steel pipeline has been put in as part of this scheme. Numerous villages within the tribal space of Mangrol are located at a better floor degree in South Gujarat. This makes it troublesome for the individuals to reap advantages of irrigation schemes.
It is to be famous right here that the inspiration stone of this scheme was laid in 2017 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
500 cusecs of water had been pumped by a ten toes diameter pipeline from the primary pumping station close to Kakrapar Weir and a 368 toes diameter pipeline by one other pumping station at Goddha for offering irrigation water from Mangrol to Vadgam.

During the occasion, the CM mentioned, “The vision of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and the dedication of the state government has enabled us to witness an era where the government is spending Rs 570 crores on a single project. There were days wherein the Annual Budget was Rs 500-700 crores.”
The state authorities is agency in its resolve for tribal welfare in a clear method. The Chief Minister additionally added that the Government of Gujarat has devoted numerous welfare tasks price Rs 25,000 regardless of pandemic. It exhibits the dedication of the federal government for guaranteeing the welfare of its individuals.