After pumping 650 million cubic toes (mcft) Narmada water into Aji-I dam, the irrigation department has now began pumping Narmada water into Nyari-I dam, the second native supply of ingesting water for greater than one million residents of Rajkot metropolis.
“Between March 3 and March 27, as a lot as 650 mfct Narmada water was pumped in Aji-I dam, taking the reservoir stage in Aji previous 27 toes. Water stage in Nyari-1 dam is presently 17 toes towards the total reservoir stage of 25 toes. Narmada water is being pumped on this dam from yesterday (Sunday) and the plan is to pump round 150 mcft water into it in order that metropolis residents preserve getting water provide for 20 minutes day-after-day through the current summer season,” Rajkot Mayor Praeep Dav stated in a press release on Monday.
Narmada water is being pumped to those two dams on the outskirts of the town by pipeline community laid by the state irrigation department underneath the Saurashtra Narmada Irrigation Avataran Yojana (SAUNI). The pipeline community can also be managed by the irrigation department.
Mayor Dav, deputy mayor Darshita Shah and different native BJP functionaries visited the dam web site.