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Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar gives NOC for  Kishau dam's construction

With the construction of this dam, Haryana would get an additional 709 cusecs of water for drinking and irrigation purposes, an official spokesperson said.

Published: 22nd September 2018 09:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd September 2018 09:24 PM   |  A+A-

Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar (File | PTI)

By PTI

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has given no objection certificate (NOC) for construction of the Kishau dam on Tons river, a tributary of Yamuna along the border of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.

With the construction of this dam, Haryana would get an additional 709 cusecs of water for drinking and irrigation purposes, an official spokesperson said Saturday As per a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between six states in 1994, Haryana's share in the Kishau dam is 709 cusec water out of the live storage capacity of 1,324 MCM.

MCM is an abbreviation for thousands of circular mils, an old measurement of wire gauge.

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