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  • Asian Development Bank approves 503-million US Dollar project of lining of Son canal in Bihar

    Published on July 10, 2018

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved 503-million US Dollar lining project of the Son canal in Shahabad-Bhojpur region of Bihar which would benefit the agriculture sector immensely in the region.
    Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh held a meeting yesterday with the officials from the ADB and the finance ministry to review the progress of  lining project of the Son canal.
    Mr Singh asked the ADB and the finance ministry officials to fix a timeframe for the completion of the project. The ministry statement said the estimated cost of the project is 503 million dollars out of which 352 million dollars is being provided by ADB.