TN Govt. allocated Rs. 500 crore more for Athikadavu Avinashi Groundwater Recharge & Drinking Water Supply Scheme 2020-21

Tamil Nadu Athikadavu Avinashi Groundwater Recharge & Drinking Water Supply Scheme

Government of Tamil Nadu. Athikadavu Avinashi has launched groundwater recharge and drinking water supply scheme. TN Government Allocated Rs. 500 crore more in the budget for Athikavadu Indestructible Plan 2020-21. State government. The administrative approval was given to implement the scheme on 28 March 2018. Environmental clearance was granted on 19 December 2019. The main objective of this scheme is to recharge and lift the ground water level.

To provide irrigation facilities to the people, a total of 1,048 water bodies will benefit from Athikavadu Avinashi Yojana.
Tamil Nadu Athikavadu Indestructible Plan 2020

The TN Athikadavu Avinashi scheme will provide irrigation facility on 24,468 acres in drought-affected areas and groundwater areas in Erode, Tirupur and Coimbatore districts. Water will be poured from Bhavani river. The water bodies to be fed include tanks, ponds and check dams in Erode, Tirupur and Coimbatore districts. These covers are Perundurai, Chennamalai, Nambiyur, Gobichettipalayam, Bhavanisagar, Uthukuli, Avinashi, Tirupur, Annur, Sulur, Sarkarsamkulam, Periyavanapalim and Karamadai blocks.

Approximately 1.5 TMC surplus water will be drawn from Bhavani Basin (to pump up to 250 cusecs for 70 days). The TN Athikadavu Avinashi scheme will meet drinking water needs, increase groundwater and facilitate irrigation in drought-prone areas. State government. Has sanctioned Rs. 500 crores in the budget 2020-21 for speedy implementation of Athikadavu-Indestructible Ground Water Recharge Scheme.

Check dams designed for water conservation and perforation between ponds and tanks should be filled with ponds and tanks. Only this will provide real-time benefits. The check dams for groundwater augmentation are the actual infrastructure, which should be ignored. The Athikwadu Indestructible Plan should be given momentum before the 2021 assembly elections. In addition, Phase 2 of the plan (Sarumugai-Periyakalipatti and Perundurai and surrounding areas) should be initiated as soon as possible by the TN government to meet the needs of the areas on the left.

Additionally, TN Govt. Has started construction of 4 pump houses and work on the remaining 2 pump houses will start next week and the pipeline will be laid soon. Government of Tamil Nadu. Has sanctioned Rs. 230 crores for the rehabilitation of the Noil River Basin. According to PWD officials, the Noil River Basin is 158.35 km long and has 18 ankles. The entire section of the river basin has to be dammed and the vegetation has to be removed from the river and the river.

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