Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam (SSNNL) has awarded a Rs 298.63-crore contract to Hindustan Construction Company for construction of the Limbdi Branch Canal. The canal will benefit 189 villages in 11 talukas of Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar and Surendranagar districts in Gujarat. It would extend irrigational benefits from the Narmada waters to 2.71 lakh acre in these districts. The scope of work includes constructing canal earthwork, lining, structures and service roads of distributaries and minors of the canal, including maintenance and operation for five years. The project will be completed in 18 months.
So far, HCC has constructed seven irrigation dams, 18 barrages, 35 water treatment plants, 70 sewage treatment plants, India' s first and largest private sector water supply project in Tirupur.
Contact: Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd. Tel: 079-2322 3530. Fax: 079-2322 3056. Website: www.sardarsarovardam.org