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Hry, UP officials to meet to resolve issues concerning irrigation: Khattar

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

has said that a meeting would be held between officers of the and governments next month to resolve various issues concerning irrigation.

Replying to the debate on the governor's address in the state Assembly here today, he said that demand would be raised at the meeting for giving control of part of the Canal which fell in for the purpose of cleanliness so that the farmers could get their allocated share of water from the canal.

About 100-km stretch of the canal falls in and the farmers in various parts of southern Haryana get water from various channels which emanate from the river.

At present, Haryana has to take no objection certificate (NOC) from UP for cleaning the canal since its control rests with that state, the told the House.

"During my visit to Barsana in UP recently, I had discussed with Yogi Adityanath, various issues concerning inter-state border, law and order and irrigation. It was then principally decided that issues concerning both states would be mutually resolved," said.

In order to ensure that clean water flows in and all other rivers passing through the state, the Centre has been requested to prepare a project on the pattern of the Namami Gange Project implemented to clean and protect

Regarding the Dadupur Nalvi Canal, said amendment in the Act was expected soon and thereafter, farmers wanting back the land they gave for the project would be able to do so.

The land, which would not be taken back by the farmers, would be utilised by the for various projects as per requirement, he added.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 23:47 IST