Haryana Starts Underground Line for Irrigation

IAS Prelims 2023

Underground water pipeline has been laid down to irrigate 73,516 hectares of area in Haryana between November 2014 and March 2016 at the cost of Rs 116.29 crore, to ensure conservation of water.

Also, sprinkler sets has been provided in an area of 33,245 hectares at a cost of Rs 26.79 crore, in the form of subsidy, during this period.

Besides, 5,005 applications for sprinkler set have been uploaded through online system this financial year for which work is in progress.

Total food grain production during 2015-16 went up to 163.74 lakh tonnes as compared to 152.36 lakh tonnes during 2014-15.