Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated phase-I of the Link-II pipeline canal of the ambitious Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojana in Botad district of Gujarat.
This will be the second milestone in the Rs 12,000 crore project to pump Narmada water in 115 dams of arid Saurashtra region after the PM dedicated to public phase-I of the Link-I canal in August 2016. SAUNI Yojana is a project to divert one million acre feet (MAFT) of floodwater of Narmada to Saurashtra region and fill up 115 reservoirs of Saurashtra through an 1126-kilometre-long network of giant pipelines.
Takeaways from above News-
- PM Modi inaugurated phase-I of the Link-II pipeline canal of SAUNI Yojana
- Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation is full form of SAUNI
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Source- Press Information Bureau