Nilaya Mitash, a joint secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs in the Union Finance Ministry on behalf of the Government of India and Onno Ruhl, country director, World Bank on behalf of the World Bank signed an agreement for the loan on Thursday.

"Objective of the project is to support the state government on capacity building of Water Users Association, rehabilitation and modernization of irrigation and drainage systems, rehabilitation of dams, development of basin river planning strategies, groundwater studies, knowledge base and flood management systems," the Finance Ministry said on Friday.  The project will have to be completed by October 31, 2020.

(Agencies)

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