Punjab, J&K seal fresh deal on Shahpur Kandi project

Posted on:06 Mar 2017 09:33:17
Punjab, J&K seal fresh deal on Shahpur Kandi project
06 March 2017 Current Affairs: A renewed agreement between Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir has

been sealed for the completion of the Shahpur Kandi Dam project, work on which was halted two years ago following a dispute.

This move comes days before its annual Indus Water Commission meeting with Pakistan in Lahore later this month. The dam will help India utilize its share of waters under Indus Water Treaty.

The 55.5-metre high Shahpur Kandi dam in Punjab, will help in providing irrigation facility to 5000 hectares of land in Punjab and 32173 hectares in J&K, besides generation of 206 MW power

The pact will pave the way for completion of the dam also would stop the Ravi waters from flowing into Pakistan.

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