Bhubaneswar:23/10/17:Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik approved Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System in Bijepur. First of its kind in India, the project will be built at ₹1246.56 crores and completed in five years. It will provide irrigation to rainfed and drought prone areas of about 25,600 hectares in Bijepur, Sohela and Barpali blocks of Bargarh district. It will ensure irrigation for a total of 32,000 hectares across both Kharif and Rabi seasons.
Cabinet also approved tender for construction of sewerage system under Bhubaneswar Sewerage District II. It will enhance sewage treatment facilities in #SmartCity Bhubaneswar.