Jamrani dam multipurpose project in Uttarakhand

Jamrani dam multipurpose project in Uttarakhand

The inclusion of the Jamrani Dam Multipurpose Project of Uttarakhand has been approved by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the Union Cabinet under the accelerated irrigation benefit programme. It is a significant growth step towards a prosperous and sustainable Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.

The government of India has approved the cost Rs 2,584 crore for the inclusion of the project under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana-Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (PMKSY-AIBP).

The project envisages the construction of a dam near Jamrani village across river Gola, a tributary of river Ram Ganga in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. The dam will enrich the existing Gola barrage through its 40.5 km length of canal system and 244 km long canal system which was completed in 1981.

This project will enhance hydro power generation and provide clean drinking water to over 10 lakh people.

Subsidized fertilizers:

PM Modi has also given the approval with an announcement of Rs 22,303 crore subsidy on phosphatic and potassic (P&K) fertilizers for the current rabi season.


The decision of Cabinet might be ensured access to fertilizers at affordable prices for farmers.

The Union Cabinet has given the approval to a memorandum of cooperation of India and Japan on a Semiconductor Supply Chain Partnership.

The project is anticipated to generate 14 MW of hydropower and deliver 42.70 million cubic meters of potable water to over 10.65 lakh residents in Halwani and its vicinities.

For Uttarakhand, the project will avail drinking water and power benefits to entire state.


What is multipurpose dam project?

Dam which is constructed with the various purposes such as irrigation, hydropower generation, drinking and industrial water supply, flood control and navigation is called multipurpose dam project.



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