Tiruchirapalli

Renovation work completed in 12 irrigation tanks in Perambalur

Tamil Nadu Water Resources Conservation and Rivers Restoration Corporation managing director K. Satyagopal inspecting renovation works at the Arumbavur tank in Perambalur district on Thursday.

Tamil Nadu Water Resources Conservation and Rivers Restoration Corporation managing director K. Satyagopal inspecting renovation works at the Arumbavur tank in Perambalur district on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: handout

Renovation works sanctioned under kudimaramathu scheme for 12 irrigation tanks in Perambalur district have been completed and a couple of more works will be completed shortly, Tamil Nadu Water Resources Conservation and Rivers Restoration Corporation Managing Director K. Satyagopal said here on Thursday.

Mr. Satyagopal, who inspected the works taken up at the Arumbavur and Sitheri in the district under the scheme, said renovation works were taken up under the kudimaramathu scheme at 14 irrigation tanks in the district at a cost of ₹3.48 crore and works have been completed at 12 of the tanks. The renovation would help stabilise irrigation in the ayacut areas and drinking water supply of the residents in nearby areas, he said.

Renovation works, including desilting of the tanks and inlet channels, strengthening of bunds, and repairs to sluices, executed at a cost of ₹26 lakh at Arumbavur tank and ₹22 lakh at the Sitheri. Accompanied by Collector V. Santha and Public Works Department officials, Mr. Satyagopal inspected whether the works have been carried out properly. He later inspected the tree saplings planted a the Primary Health Centre at Mela Mathur and instructed officials to carrying out a greening drive across the district.

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