December 30, 2018
Bangla Govt to renovate Durgapur Barrage at Rs 90 crore
The State Irrigation and Waterways Department will renovate the Durgapur Barrage at a cost of Rs 90 crore. The barrage is the main source of water for Durgapur and its surrounding industrial and agricultural belts.
The Irrigation Minister said that the tendering work has already been completed. The barrage is 2,270 feet long and has 34 gates.
Initially eleven lock gates will be renovated. Gradually all the gates would be renovated. After the completion of all the work, the barrage will be able to hold more water during peak the monsoon.