Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Canal-in-India-27MZIF3RNOG9.htmlConceptually similarWoman in IndiaGP0STOWLPCompleted★★★★Concerned Farmers in IndiaGP0STOWLHCompleted★★★★Women in IndiaGP0STOWLNCompleted★★★★Canal Under Construction in IndiaGP0STOWM0Completed★★★★Wardha Region in IndiaGP0STOWKWCompleted★★★★Concerned Farmers in IndiaGP0STOWLRCompleted★★★★Farmer in IndiaGP0STOWMDCompleted★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWKRCompleted★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWL5Completed★★★★View AllGP0STOWLDCanal in IndiaA partially completed sub-canal running through Paloti, about 5 Km from Wardha city. A team of experts are visiting the Wardha region to inspect the status of the Lower Wardha Project which should provide irrigation to farmers.Locations:Asia-India-Maharashtra-Wardha districtDate:14 Jun, 2014Credit:© Anuja Gupta / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4256px X 2832pxKeywords:Agriculture-Canals-Day-Irrigation-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-SAGE (campaign title)Shoot:Case Study of Lower Wardha Project in IndiaThe Lower Wardha Project over River Wardha in Wardha district of Maharashtra has been under-construction for 34 years (since 1981). Despite the huge delay in providing irrigation to farmers in Wardha district of Vidarbha, about 40 million cubic metres of water from the dam has been allocated to the upcoming thermal power plant Lanco Vidarbha power limited in 2009. A team of experts visited the status of this project and the power plant under-construction in the region. The visit covered 3 villages, Paloti (under Wardha subdivision), Adegaon and Sonora (both under Deoli sub division) which are a few of the 227 villages that will benefit from the dam.