Lucknow: To improve the irrigation setup of the state, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday gave its approval to 94 projects estimated to cost Rs 1,000 crore.

State Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav gave his nod to the projects during a meeting of the state flood control council in Lucknow, officials said.

The minister also ordered scrapping of the projects which failed to take off after getting approval in 2009-10.

(Agencies)

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