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Haryana sanctions Rs 10.5 cr for revival of Saraswati river

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.


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