‘Irrigation sector backlog in Vidarbha’s 4 distts require Rs 15,488 cr for removal’
Though Vidarbha region’s financial backlog came to an end some years ago, the physical backlog of four districts in Amravati division is yet to be over. This backlog exists in irrigation sector. Currently, the backlog is pegged at 1,63,139 hectares and it will require Rs 15,488.04 crore for removal, said Chainsukh Sancheti, Chairman of Vidarbha Development Board (VDB). Addressing a press conference at VDB on Thursday, after the board meeting, Sancheti said that the backlog removal programme for the ..