Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Lower-Wardha-Irrigation-Project-Fact-Finding-Meeting-in-India-27MZIF3RQZC2.htmlConceptually similarLocal Market in MaharashtraGP040TPCompleted★★★★Woman in IndiaGP0STOWLPCompleted★★★★Woman in IndiaGP0STOWM8Completed★★★★Local Market in MaharashtraGP040TQCompleted★★★★Lower 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★★★★Local Woman in MaharashtraGP040TNCompleted★★★★Women in IndiaGP0STOWLNCompleted★★★★View AllGP0STOWLXLower Wardha Irrigation Project Fact Finding Meeting in IndiaPrabhabai Aglave, Sulochanabai, and Latabai Aglave were the only women from the Palouti village to attend a meeting with the fact finding team. They express their anguish about false promises made by the government on canal construction and water supply. They also still haven’t received the money for their land which was acquired by the government.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-Indian Government-Irrigation-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Meetings-Night-People-SAGE (campaign title)-Saris-WomenShoot: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.