Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched the Jal Suraksha Sunishchitikaran Bandh Pariyojana in Pathkhori village of Firozpur Jhirka in Nuh district
Khattar said that the dam would help in utilisation of spring water of the Aravallis that goes waste.
The project is part of Aspirational District Transformation Programme and the CM sought public participation to make it a success.
With this project, the drinking water and irrigation needs of nine villages of the district will be met. With the construction of this dam, 224 hectare metres of water will be stored. It will become a big reservoir and its direct benefit will be given to the common man.
The Chief Minister said that the water table in this area is very low and the water has become saline. So, Ranney Well Scheme of Rs 263 crore has been started here to overcome water shortage in this area.