Haryana sanctions Rs 10.5 cr for revival of Saraswati river
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Last Updated: Thursday, November 26, 2009, 18:08
  
Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Thursday sanctioned Rs 10.5 crore for the project which is working towards the revival of Saraswati river.

Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) is carrying out geo-physical and geoelectric survey for drilling of wells in association with Kurukshetra University for exploratary purposes so that traces of the river can be analysed.

Haryana Irrigation Minister Ajay Singh Yadav said here that it has been decided to drill two wells in the area of Kalayat or Kapil Muni temple.

He said that Rs 3.75 crore has already been spent for revival of the rivival of the river which is believed to have its origin in the vicinity of Adi-Badri at the foothills of Shivalik ranges in district Yamunanagar.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, November 26, 2009, 18:08


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