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Meeting/training held to daft plan for district pradhan Mantri farmer irrigation scheme

Punjab
The agriculture department held meeting today to lay out plan for areas of Bathinda falling in jurisdiction of Patiala feeder/ Kotla Branch under the Pradhan Mantri Farmer Irrigation Scheme for the areas irrigated with these two water bodies. The main aim of this training camp was to draft a plan for optimum use of farm and water for areas fed by the Kotla branch. 

Lift Irrigation, a boon for semi hilly areas of Sri Anandpur Sahib

Punjabi Politics
Villages changer are falling in the semi-hilly areas of Punjab and Himachal Border are facing a major problem of scarcity of water for irrigation and drinking purposes. With the visionary and concerted efforts of Speaker Rana KP Singh, the state government is about to initiate a project of lift irrigation at a cost of Rs. 46 crore. An amount of Rs. 9 crore is to be spent in the first phase of this project and if the economy of the fiscal condition state remains favorable then Rs. 25 crores can be further spent in this financial year.