Information about Harihar Jor irrigation project

November 28, 2009 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

Harihar Jor irrigation project or Thenga dam is located in Birmaharajpur sub.division of Subarnapur district. Following information is taken from the Press Information Bureau (PIB) page.

PIB: 22nd April, 2003

The Harihar Jor Irrigation Project in Orissa envisages creation of ultimate irrigation potential of 13.70 thousand hectare on completion, out of which 9.95 thousand hectare has been created up to the end of 2000-01. It is an ongoing project in the Tenth Five Year Plan.

This information was given by the Union Minister of State for Water Resources, Smt. Bijoya Chakravarty in a written reply to question from Shri Surendra Lath in the Rajya Sabha today.


Entry filed under: Agriculture and Irrigation, Harihar Jor irrigation project.

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