Odisha CM Inaugurates Rs 300 crore Irrigation Dam Project

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the Rs 300 crore Rukura Medium Irrigation Dam project in Sundargarh district. 
This project will irrigate 5,800 hectares of the agricultural field. Mr Patnaik stated that his promises to provide irrigation to an additional 10 lakh hectare of land ahead of 2014 elections, will be fulfilled by 2019. 
Source- Business Standard

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018- 
  • Ganeshi Lal is the present Governor of  Odisha. 
  • Hirakud Dam built over Mahanadi River is situated in Odisha.