The river restoration project falls under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS). The total budget allocated for the same is Rs 59 lakh for phase 1. The aim is to restore the Kalyani river which was once the source of irrigation for many farmers in the area but has now dried up.
The project has been divided. A 2.6 km stretch in Mavaiya has already been restored. Currently, the work is going on in Haidargarh.
At a distressing time like this, such an opportunity has come as a ray of hope to the villagers ...
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