Jabalpur News : Madhya Pradesh’s Water Resources Minister Tulsi Silavat reached Jabalpur today on a one-day visit, where he said that the central government has approved a plan worth Rs 44,000 crore for the Ken-Betwa project, the first installment of which has been received. He told that the Ken-Betwa project is beneficial not only for the farmers of Madhya Pradesh but also for the farmers of Uttar Pradesh. For this, UP and MP government will work together in this project.
Water Resources Minister Tulsi Silavat said that the long-standing shortage of water in Bundelkhand will be removed from the Ken-Betwa project. At the same time, he told that Madhavrao Scindia Irrigation Project is being started in Gwalior Chambal zone with Rs 6 thousand crores, whose survey has been completed.
Shivraj government resolved
Madhya Pradesh’s Water Resources Minister Tulsi Silavat, who reached Jabalpur, has claimed that by 2025, the target of irrigation in the state is up to 65 lakh hectares of land, because the Shivraj government has resolved that every farmer of the state will get enough water for farming. Meet and no farmer has to face water shortage. Talking to reporters in Jabalpur, Water Resources Minister Tulsi Silavat said that at present the irrigation area of the state is 45 lakh hectare. He told that work is going on in the state on many big schemes related to irrigation.
Sandeep Kumar’s report from Jabalpur