Odisha government expected to operationalize 15 major irrigation projects by 2024
In order to bring about a transformation in the irrigation sector, the government of Odisha is expected to operationalize 15 major irrigation projects in the state by the end of 2024.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held a meeting on the state government’s “transformation initiatives” on Tuesday. A presentation was made by the Water Resources Department on these major irrigation projects.
Of these 15 irrigation projects, four will be implemented in the current year, four in 2023 and seven in 2024.
During the meeting, discussions took place on the extensive use of technologies such as underground pipe laying, geilosyntetic mattress lining, SCADA, automatic water management, etc.
According to the Department of Water Resources, these projects have successfully applied technology, teamwork, responsible rehabilitation policies and worker welfare.
In addition to engineering technology, the presentation also highlighted rapid decisions and teamwork from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) to ground-level implementation, responsible rehabilitation and sensitive communication.
Assembly elections in Odisha are scheduled for 2024.
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