The project will lead to the lifting of 60 cubic metre per second of water from the Narmada river to irrigate the farmlands benefitting 3,00,000 farmers during the process
L&T on Tuesday announced that it has bagged orders to execute two lift irrigation projects intending to irrigate 2,05,000 Ha of culturable command area covering more than 500 villages of Dewas and Dhar districts in Madhya Pradesh.
Along with the controlling and regulation of the entire system, the scope of the projects include the survey, design, engineering, procurement, construction of pump houses, laying of rising and gravity mains, distribution network and SCADA.
The project will lead to the lifting of 60 cubic metre per second of water from Narmada river to irrigate the farmlands, benefitting 3,00,000 farmers during the process.
This will also ensure supply of water during the Rabi season round the clock in aforementioned areas.
L&T in its statement said that these deals were worth between Rs 5,000 to 7,000 crore.