Cabinet Approves Rs 152.20 Cr For Barrage-cum-Bridge Over IB River

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved the tender for the above work for an amount of Rs 152.20 crore for the construction of a Barrage-cum-Bridge (In-stream Storage Structure) across IB river near village Kopsinga in Sundargarh district.

This storage structure will enhance the water availability and will fulfill the drinking & domestic requirement of the people of fourteen (14) villages of Tangarpali & Sadar block of Sundargarh district.

Besides, the storage will be utilised for fishery development spread over an area of 317.70 Ha. along with livestock farming, irrigation, Industrial water demands, and recreational purposes to improve of socio-economic condition of the local people.

The project will be executed on an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction-Turn Key basis including power connectivity, system operation, and maintenance of the complete commissioned project for five years.