Jammu : Construction of AMO barrage across Tawi river to be completed by March

JAMMU  : The Jammu and Kashmir government today said that the construction of the Auto Mechanical Operated (AMO) barrage across the Tawi river for creation of artificial lake will be completed by March this year.

The Irrigation and Flood Control Department has undertaken construction and design of the AMO barrage across Tawi river under which creation of artificial lake was one of the components of the project, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, the new tourism minister of Jammu and Kashmir, said in a written reply to a question of BJP MLC Ramesh Arora in the Legislative Council.

The minister further said that the department has taken up in hand development of tourist facility around Ranjit Sagar Dam at Basohli at a cost of Rs 3 crore envisaging components such as floating jetties, rescue boats, water sports equipments, rain shelters. (AGENCIES)

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