Dehradun: Chief Minister Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat inspected the Suryadhar Lake on Thursday. While giving instructions to the Irrigation Department for the speedy construction of Suryadhar lake, Chief Minister also said that possibility of other such Lakes in the area should be explored.
He asked to pay special attention to beautification of the lake and construction of road as well as to pedestrian path on its banks.
He said that this Lake should be a model of special engineering, which will encourage tourism in the area. Chief Minister said that Suryadhar Lake is a multi-purpose project, from which the area will get water for drinking and irrigation. He said that this project will provide irrigation facility to 18 villages and drinking water to 19 villages and it will be fully gravity based.
Through this project, power worth Rs 7 crore will be saved. Chief Minister said that this will provide water to the farmers for whole year. With saving in electricity expenditure, we will be able to provide electricity at cheap rates to people and farmers.
The Song Dam will also be constructed in the coming time and large population of Dehradun will get gravity-based water. He said that through this projects, the area will also witness social and economic development.