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De-silting works in delta districts in full swing: PWD Secretary

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Aug 19, 2019, 2:08 am IST
Updated Aug 19, 2019, 2:08 am IST
farmers wanted the de-silting works to be completed in ten days: Balaji.
Mr. Balaji who is also a special officer for monitoring the ‘Kudimaramathu’ works, accompanied by Nagapattinam collector Dr S. Suresh Kumar, held discussions with the farmers’ representatives on the ongoing de-silting works here on Sunday. He later told newsmen that the farmers wanted the de-silting works to be completed in ten days.
 Mr. Balaji who is also a special officer for monitoring the ‘Kudimaramathu’ works, accompanied by Nagapattinam collector Dr S. Suresh Kumar, held discussions with the farmers’ representatives on the ongoing de-silting works here on Sunday. He later told newsmen that the farmers wanted the de-silting works to be completed in ten days.

NAGAPATTINAM: As many as 250 de-silting works in the irrigation canals and other water bodies across the delta region comprising Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, and Nagapattinam districts are going on in full swing at a cost of Rs 60 crore, according to M. Balaji, additional secretary to Tamil Nadu Government, PWD (Irrigation).

Mr. Balaji who is also a special officer for monitoring the ‘Kudimaramathu’ works, accompanied by Nagapattinam collector Dr S. Suresh Kumar, held discussions with the farmers’ representatives on the ongoing de-silting works here on Sunday. He later told newsmen that the farmers wanted the de-silting works to be completed in ten days.

 

To complete the works, within 10 days 200 earthmovers will be added within a couple of days in addition to the existing 180 earthmovers, engaged in the de-silting works.

He said in Nagapattinam district alone 29 works are executed on priority basis.

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