Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik inagurates Anandpur Barrage . It has brought cheers for Farmers in Keonjhar & nearby districts who will get better irrigation facilities now. It will also end the water woes in the region.
The Odisha CM also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for different developmental projects in the district. The 490-meter-long barrage, constructed at a cost of Rs 475 crore has a water holding capacity of 350 lakh cubic meter. It will provide irrigation facilities to around 60,000 hectares farmlands in Keonjhar and Balasore districts.
The project will majorly benefit Anandpur, Hatadihi and Ghasipura blocks of Keonjhar district and Khaira, Oupada, Nilagiri, Bahanaga, Balasore Sadar, Remuna and Soro blocks of Balasore district.