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L&T bags water project in Jharkhand; to irrigate 22,283 hectares in Dumka

The project envisages to provide water to irrigate 22,283 hectare of Culturable Command Area (CCA) in Dumka district of Jharkhand by way of pumping water from the Sidheshwari river

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) | Irrigation projects | Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Larsen & Toubro, L&T
Larsen & Toubro

Engineering major on Monday said it has bagged a significant project from government for irrigation.

The project envisages to provide water to irrigate 22,283 hectare of Culturable Command Area (CCA) in Dumka district of by way of pumping water from the Sidheshwari river. The scope includes survey, design, and constructing a barrage across the river.

"The water & effluent treatment business of L&T Construction has secured a repeat EPC order from the Department of Water Resources, Government of Jharkhand, to execute the Masalia Ranishwar Megalift irrigation scheme on a turnkey basis," the company said in statement.

The company is already executing a similar lift irrigation project in Jharkhand's Garhwa district.

As per the company, a contract valued at Rs 1,000-2,500 crore is categorised as a significant order.

L&T is an Indian multinational engaged in engineering, procurement, and construction projects.

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First Published: Mon, May 09 2022. 14:35 IST