Odisha irrigation

Odisha government sets irrigation target for 40,000 hectares by July 2024

The progress of the construction of the left bank canal, four branch canals and distribution canals were reviewed at a high level meeting by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra.

published on : 19th September 2021

Deficit rainfall, poor irrigation haunt Nabarangpur farmers 

With deficit rainfall and inadequate irrigation coverage, farmers of Nabarangpur district are staring at a drought-like situation, dreading a poor kharif crop.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Farmers turn to faith as drought looms in Odisha's Ganjam

Struggling to eke out a living due to the pandemic, farmers and migrant returnees of Ganjam believe the frog dance ritual, also called ‘Bengei Nacha’, would open up the skies.

published on : 9th August 2021

29-year wait ends, water gushes from Deo project

The multi-purpose project was hanging fire due to factors like delay in land acquisition and irregular allocation of funds by the State government. 

published on : 26th June 2021

Andhra govt repairs defunct irrigation projects on Odisha border 

The Odisha government has reportedly been neglecting the state of affairs in the bordering villages, which AP is capitalising on.

published on : 23rd June 2021