Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Concerned-Farmers-in-India-27MZIF3RQRQR.htmlConceptually similarCanal in IndiaGP0STOWLDCompleted★★★★Concerned Farmers in IndiaGP0STOWLHCompleted★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWL0Completed★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWL4Completed★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWLYCompleted★★★★Canal Under Construction in IndiaGP0STOWM0Completed★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project in IndiaGP0STOWM7Completed★★★★Farmer in IndiaGP0STOWMDCompleted★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWKRCompleted★★★★View AllGP0STOWLRConcerned Farmers in IndiaThe Indian government promised a solution by the end of 2014 for the water and irrigation problems, but these farmers are in despair as the canals are all still under construction and no water is available to irrigate their fields. 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-Farmers-Indoors-Irrigation-KWCI (GPI)-Men-SAGE (campaign title)-VictimsShoot: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.