Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Lower-Wardha-Irrigation-Project-Fact-Finding-Meeting-in-India-27MZIF3RNG4P.htmlConceptually similarLower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWKRCompleted★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWKSCompleted★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWL0Completed★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWL5Completed★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWLYCompleted★★★★Map of Lower Wardha Irrigation Project in IndiaGP0STOWKUCompleted★★★★Map of Lower Wardha Irrigation Project in IndiaGP0STOWKNCompleted★★★★Canal Under Construction in IndiaGP0STOWM0Completed★★★★Lower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaGP0STOWL1Completed★★★★View AllGP0STOWKTLower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaDr. Bharat Patankar is a leading activist of the left wing Shramik Mukti Dal and of the peasant movement (especially the dam-oustees and drought affected) in South Maharashtra. He is an activist intellectual who has worked for almost 30 years in movements of workers, farmers, agricultural labourers, and radical anti-caste cultural movements. He joins with his wife Dr. Gail Omvedt the fact finding meeting in Nagpur. 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:2784px X 1848pxKeywords:Agriculture-Indoors-Irrigation-KWCI (GPI)-Meetings-People-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.