Govt to fund 132 irrigation projects in Maharashtra

In a big relief to drought-hit Maharashtra, the Union ministry of water resources agreed to fund 132  incomplete irrigation projects worth Rs.7,188 crore in 14 districts.

Union water resources minister Uma Bharti told chief minister Devendra Fadnavis at a review meeting in  Mumbai that the centre would consider these 132 projects in 14 farm suicide-prone districts as special projects and make sure they are completed to augment the irrigation potential of the districts.

So let’s do:
1. Who is Union water resources minister ?
2. Recently Govt agreed to fund 132 incomplete irrigation projects worth Rs.7,188 crore in how many disticts ?

Source – The Hindu


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