|Early Times Report |
NAGROTA, Mar 13 National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday called for newer and pragmatic approaches to ensure sustainable irrigation facilities for better and quality farm produce in Nagrota Assembly Constituency.
Interacting with officers, during review and initiation of the revival, renovation and upgradation of Kupper Lift Irrigation Scheme in Pargalta Panchayat this afternoon, Rana, who is also MLA Nagrota, said the facility will go a long way to irrigate over 5,000 hecrates land holdings in Kupper, as also peripheries, especially Bain and Bajalta.
The upgradation of the lift irrigation project will cost Rs 2.97 crores and the scheme on its completion will prove a boon for the farming community.
Rana urged the executing agency to focus on completing the scheme earnestly so that farmers can avail of the facility in a time bound manner. He, however, stressed the need for maintaining quality of the work and also called for effective monitoring.
Interacting with the people, assembled on the occasion, Rana said that credible irrigation projects won't only enhance productivity but also help in lengthening the growing season thus minimizing the pressure on farming community.
He advised the farmers to benefit from latest farm technology and have best dividends of their hard toil in the fields.
On the occasion, the people of the area raised several issues with regard to basic development as per local needs.
He assured them that these issues would be vigorously taken up and pursued with the concerned departments for early redressal.
He said he has been knocking every door to have best within the available resources for Nagrota Assembly Constituency.