Work on Ans Irrigation Canal to take off soon; Sukhnandan, Zulfkar review work plan

Jammu and Kashmir News

JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 16 – The decks have been cleared for the construction of prestigious Ans irrigation canal project in Budhal  Kandi area of border district Rajouri .

Choudhary Zulfkar Ali directed Irrigation & Flood Control department and the executing agency to work in coordination and ensure that the project is completed in stipulated time frame.

The Minister also directed the executing agency to engage the local skilled and unskilled labour in construction work adding that they have high stake in the development activities initiated by the state government.

Pertinently, Ans Canal project on its completion will cater to the irrigation needs of about 5000 acres of land in the areas falling on the right bank of Khandal Nallah and left bank of Jamula Nallah. The villages that will be benefitted by this canal include Dhar, Sakri, Peeri, Gakhrote, Sankri, Nagrota, Bindi, Lodote, Kalal Kass, Lamka Ban, Dhingri and Bal Jaralan.

The issues pertaining to the execution of work on the Rajal canal were also discussed in the meeting.

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