Canal’s broken structure under maintenance

Jan 5 • English News

Bhadrapur, Jan 5 : The Irrigation Development Division Office, Bhadrapur has stepped up its efforts for the reconstruction of the structures of the canals which were broken four years ago. The head box of a canal constructed along the lower Kisne rivulet in Gaurigunj rural municipality of Jhapa in 2057 BS for irrigation purpose was damaged by the flood in 2070 BS. Locals of the area have been deprived of irrigation services following the devastation.
The contract for the construction of head box of the canal was awarded to Kankai LPS JV at the cost of Rs 47.78 million and the Yakthumhang SAS Santoshi JV was awarded the contract amounting to Rs 35.3 million for additional construction required for smooth water flow in the canal, shared Division Office Chief Iswori Prasad Tiwari. It is noted that the after maintenance the canal has the capacity to provide irrigation services to 1,500 hectares of land in Gaurigunj and Juropani areas. The to-be-constructed structures would be completed by coming Asar 2076 as per the contract.

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