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Project to realign Rajasthan and Sirhind canals okayed

The Rs 1,800-crore project to realign or remodel the Rajasthan and Sirhind canals from Faridkot to Lohgarh headworks has got the approval of the union and the state governments and the Central Water Commission. The government is soon going to float global tenders to start the work," said Kahan Singh Pannu, secretary, irrigation, Punjab, who was here on Sunday to inspect some projects.

punjab Updated: Jul 21, 2014 00:07 IST
HT Correspondent

The Rs 1,800-crore project to realign or remodel the Rajasthan and Sirhind canals from Faridkot to Lohgarh headworks has got the approval of the union and the state governments and the Central Water Commission. The government is soon going to float global tenders to start the work," said Kahan Singh Pannu, secretary, irrigation, Punjab, who was here on Sunday to inspect some projects.

Pannu said the work of realigning the 100-km stretch of the canals would be completed in four years, in a phased manner with 25 km each year.