India: Midnapore Canal Dredging Progresses Well

State irrigation minister Manas Bhunia inspected several canals in the district and said dredging of 14 canals adjoining the Keleghai, Kopaleswari, Bagui and Chandia rivers flowing through West and East Midnapore will be completed in three years,reports

In April, chief minister Mamata Banerjee had launched the Keleghai river dredging works.

On Tuesday, the state irrigation minister inspected progress of work over the last one and half months.

Project value of the first phase of the dredging is Rs 158 crore.


Dredging Today Staff, June 27, 2012