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Foundation stone of Jhanji river dyke project laid

By Staff Correspondent

JORHAT, Nov 22 - State Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta�laid the foundation stone of a project aimed at strengthening the Jhanji river embankment at Kawoimari under the Teok Revenue Circle in Jorhat district a few days back.�

While speaking at a brief ceremony organized on the occasion,�Mahanta said that Rs 2.10 crore has been sanctioned to construct a retaining wall at the embankment to prevent leakage of river water.

In this context, he informed that the tendering process for the project has been initiated and the construction work will be carried out soon.

The Minister said he had visited the Jhanji river embankment at Kawoimari last year, and accordingly, instructed the officials concerned to construct a retaining wall to mitigate the crisis.

Mahanta said the State Water Resources department has taken up 200 schemes to tackle erosion and floods across the State and all the schemes will be completed within the stipulated time.

Mahanta added that works of the new schemes will be carried out at a faster pace.

Teok MLA Renupoma Rajkhowa was also present on the occasion.

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Foundation stone of Jhanji river dyke project laid

JORHAT, Nov 22 - State Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta�laid the foundation stone of a project aimed at strengthening the Jhanji river embankment at Kawoimari under the Teok Revenue Circle in Jorhat district a few days back.�

While speaking at a brief ceremony organized on the occasion,�Mahanta said that Rs 2.10 crore has been sanctioned to construct a retaining wall at the embankment to prevent leakage of river water.

In this context, he informed that the tendering process for the project has been initiated and the construction work will be carried out soon.

The Minister said he had visited the Jhanji river embankment at Kawoimari last year, and accordingly, instructed the officials concerned to construct a retaining wall to mitigate the crisis.

Mahanta said the State Water Resources department has taken up 200 schemes to tackle erosion and floods across the State and all the schemes will be completed within the stipulated time.

Mahanta added that works of the new schemes will be carried out at a faster pace.

Teok MLA Renupoma Rajkhowa was also present on the occasion.

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