30 August 2016

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates first phase of SAUNI yojana in Jamnagar

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates first phase of SAUNI yojana in Jamnagar


PM Narendra Modi today inaugurated the 1st of the 4 phases of the ambitious irrigation scheme  (worth Rs 12000 cr), Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation Yojana (SAUNI), at the Aji-3 dam near Rajkot.

Phase-1 of the project has been developed at a cost of Rs. 1,562 crore with 58 km of pipeline. It is aimed at benefiting 10 dams with 6,475 MCFT of water from the Narmada canal network. A total land area of 47,943 hectares in three districts - Jamnagar, Rajkot and Morbi - will be irrigated under the project.

So let's do:
1. ______ has inaugurated the first of the 4 phases of the ambitious irrigation scheme,SAUNI, at the Aji-3 dam near Rajkot.
2. Expand the term SAUNI?
Source - The Hindu





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