Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said that the State Government is making every possible effort to provide water to the farmers of Haryana and a dam will be constructed in Adi Badri area for this purpose.
The Chief Minister while talking to the mediapersons in Yamunanagar said that Adi Badri is the source of many small rivers. A dam will be constructed by interlinking these rivers, he said.
An MoU will be signed with the Himachal Pradesh government for this dam. The Central Government will also help in this project. This will lead to the flow of water in the Saraswati river and ensure provision of water for irrigation to the surrounding areas, he said.
The Chief Minister also held detailed discussions with the officials concerned regarding the project.
Khattar along with the officers concerned also visited the places of origin of Saraswati, Rampur Gainda and Som river.
The Chief Minister said that the State Government is dedicatedly working to preserve the ancient heritage of the Adibadri region. This project will play a pivotal role in the field of water conservation, irrigation, drinking water and for the promotion of tourism as well, he said.