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Friday, 18 August 2017

Cabinet Approves Completion of North Koel Reservoir Project


The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to the proposal to complete the balance works of the North Koel Reservoir Project in Jharkhand and Bihar at an estimated expenditure of Rs.1622.27 crore to be incurred during three financial years from the start of the project.

The Cabinet also approved storage of water in dam restricted at lower level than envisaged earlier to reduce the submergence and to protect Betla National Park and Palamau Tiger Reserve.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The project is situated on North Koel river which is a tributary of Sone river finally joining the river Ganga.
Source- Press Information Bureau

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