Published On:September 27 2012
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Gujarat launches Rs.10000 Crore Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation Yojana project
Gujarat announced an ambitious Rs 10,000-crore irrigation project, to be called Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation Yojana (SAUNI), which aims to fill all 115 dams in the region with Narmada water by interlinking a total of 87 rivers.
The government to begin survey for the project by December so that work starts by June next year. Billed as a permanent solution to the region’s perennial water problems, the project is aimed at irrigating over 10 lakh acres of land.
Source: Indian Express