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Rs 177 cr for boosting irrigation systems

Jaipur: The State government on Sunday, approved a financial proposal of over Rs 177 crore for strengthening the irrigation system in Dholpur district.

With this approval by CM Ashok Gehlot, water will now be available for micro-irrigation of 28,800 hectares of canal area in Dholpur, Rajkheda and Sepau, an official statement issued here said. This initiative, to be launched at a project cost of Rs 177.04 cr under the Dholpur Community Lift Irrigation Scheme, will benefit nearly 15,000 farmers in the region.

This project will increase the groundwater level across Dholpur district, therefore providing farmers with sufficient water throughout the year.

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