Chandigarh, Feb 18 (PTI) The Haryana government is implementing a special project of Rs 435.23 crore in 36 over exploited and critical blocks in 13 districts to encourage micro irrigation and recharge ground water in the state.Also Read - HBSE 12th Result 2021 DECLARED: Haryana Board Announces Class 12 Results, 100% Pass; DIRECT LINK Here

Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department, Dr Abhilaksh Likhi, said various activities by different departments such as agriculture, horticulture, rural development, irrigation and water resources and forest, and the Canal Area Development Authority were being implemented under the project. Also Read - Haryana Horror: Woman Confined, Gang-raped For 9 Days in Faridabad

Subsidies under mirco irrigation under these blocks have already been enhanced to 85 per cent and the cap of five hectares of land has already been removed, he said today. Also Read - Congress Has No Idea What to Criticise, Done Nothing For Nation: Amit Shah

Likhi said a special campaign would be organised to reach out small and marginal farmersin uncovered villages of these 36 blocks.

The blocks are Badhra, Behal, Kairu, Loharu and Tosham in Bhiwani district; Tohana in Fatehabad; Farukhnagar, Pataudi, Sohana and Gurgaon in Gurugram, Guhla and Rajaund in Kaithal; Ladwa, Pehwa and Shahabad in Kurukshetra, Karnal in Karnal, Bapoli and Samalkha in Panipat; Rania and Ellenabad in Sirsa and Municipal Corporation of Faridabad and Ballabhgarh in Faridabad.

Besides, the project is also for Nangal Chaudhary, Narnaul, Kanina, Ateli and Mahendergarh in Mahendergarh; Khol in Rewari, Palwal, Hassanpur, Hathin and Hodal in Palwal and Jagadhri, Mustafabad, Radour and Sadhura in Yamunanagar.

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