PM Modi to launch irrigation scheme SAUNI Yojana in Gujarat today


New Delhi: On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat to launch an irrigation scheme – SAUNI Yojna. This project was started by PM Modi in 2012 when he was the CM of the state.

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The Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation – SAUNI project was launched by PM Modi in September 2012.

Talking about the project, it will help divert the flood water from the Sardar Sarovar Dam to several dams of the water scarce Saurasthra region through a network of canal and pipelines.

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This scheme would help irrigate nearly 4.13 lakh hectares land in draught prone Saurashtra.