• श्री ध्यान सिंह प्रमुख अभियंता एवं विभागाध्यक्ष द्वारा श्री वी0 क0 निरंजन मुख्य अभियंता एवं श्री सिद्धार्थ कुमार सिंह अधीक्षण अभियंता को प्रशस्ति पत्र प्रदान करते हुए
  • राष्ट्रीय मतदाता दिवस 25 जनवरी, 2019 को इं0 वी के राठी, प्रमुख अभियंता एवं विभागाध्यक्ष, इं पी पी पांडेय, प्रमुख अभियंता(परियोजना) सिंचाई भवन में अधिकारियों व कर्मचारियों को भारत निर्वाचन आयोग द्वारा
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Description of water resources like wells, canals and dams could be seen at many places in Vedas. In Rig-Veda description of wells, kavat could easily be seen at many places. Water from well, used to be fetched from wheels made of stone, in which container is tied to rope. Wells were not only used to fetch the water for daily use of humans and animals, but were also used for irrigation too. In Rig-Veda word ‘Awta’ is also mentioned which is the symbol of Well. In other hymn word ‘Kulya’ is being mentioned, which means ‘Artificial Canal.’ In Yajurveda one can see the description of ‘digging of canals.’ Even Guru of Devas ‘Brahaspati’ had said that repairing and modification of dams and canals is a holy practice and rich society of state should take its responsibility. Whole this history clears that irrigation sources have always been an important part of civilization and livelihood.

Around 3150 B.C. many epics described the irrigation farming since the time of Mahabharat. When Rishiraj Narad visited King Yudhisthir’s state to meet him in this context, then he questioned him about the condition of farmers in his state, that whether they are healthy or not?

Mechanical Organization

  • No. of working national tubewells in the state-33,375
  • From total 33,375 working national tubewells, 25205 national tubewells have a capacity of 1.5 cusec and remaining 8170 national tubewells have a capacity of 1.0 cusec. A total irrigation of 29.29 lac hectares is obtained from working national tubewells in the state.

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