Khudpora, Hapatkhut LISs Nearing Completion: Sham Choudhary

            JAMMU, JANUARY 30- The Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary today informed the House that two Lift Irrigation Schemes (LIS) of Khudpora and Hapatkhut, Waopzan are nearing completion and these would be commissioned within six months. 

            The Minister was replying to a Calling Attention Notice by Dr Bashir Ahmad Shah Veeri in Legislative Council today.

          “These Lift Irrigation Schemes (LIS) were targeted for completion during 2015-16, but due to inadequate funding under central assistance, the schemes could not be completed in the stipulated time" he said. However, the Minister said that the work on these schemes is in progress and shall be completed within six months. 

            Giving details, the Minister said that both schemes were approved under AIBP in 12th Technical Advisory Committee at an estimated cost of Rs 2.17 Crore and Rs 2.06 Crore, with a potential of reaching out to 147 and 145 hectares, respectively.



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