Maharashtra: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari told CM Uddhav Thackeray the formula to deal with flood and drought in the state

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Maharashtra: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari told CM Uddhav Thackeray the formula to deal with flood and drought in the stateNitin Gadkari (Photo Credits: PTI)

New Delhi, October 18: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has told the Maharashtra government a formula that can relieve the problem of both drought and flood. This formula is for the creation of state water grid. Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has written in a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray that, “Not only can the state overcome the crisis of floods by building water grids, but also the problem of drought and farmers. The incidents of suicide can also be prevented. Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari wrote a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, his cabinet colleagues and NCP leader and MP Sharad Pawar suggested to make a DPR for the construction of state water grid in the state. is.

It is said that this will help the government to increase the availability of water in drought affected areas and manage the flood crisis. Nitin Gadkari has brought the attention of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, every year towards the loss of heavy life and property in Maharashtra. He has said that concrete steps need to be taken with immediate effect to deal with a disaster like flood. Floods are a serious issue in various parts of the state. The Union Minister has suggested to the Government of Maharashtra to complete the ambitious project of formation of State Water Grid on the lines of National Power Grid and Highway Grid.

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Diversion of flood water from one river basin to another river basin in the drought affected areas of the state can provide relief to water deficient areas. Nitin Gadkari has said that increasing the irrigation facility due to flood water will help in preventing farmers’ suicides. The production of crops will also increase, which will also increase the economy of the village and the country.

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