World Bank-assisted watershed project for Jharkhand approved

By Abha Manakatala - Thu Oct 08, 7:46 am

A World Bank-assisted waterA World Bank-assisted watershed project with an outlay of over Rs 2,142 crore has been approved by the Union Government to enhance access to irrigation facilities to the farmers.

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its approval to implement the World Bank -assisted National Watershed Management Project “Neeranchal” with a total outlay of USD 357 million (Rs 2142.30 crore).

The project will be implemented at the national level as well as in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan and Telangana, an official statement said.

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