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Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP)

 

Objectives

  • ✴ To reduce siltation in multipurpose reservoirs.
  • ✴ To prevent land degradation by adoption of soil conservation measures in catchment areas.
  • ✴ To reduce soil erosion and to conserve top soil.
 

Funding Pattern

  • ✴ World Bank aided State plan scheme
 

Benefits offered (Subsidy)

  • ✴ Soil Conservation works are carried out with 100 % subsidy.
 

Project Area

  • ✴ Catchment areas of Vaigai dam in Theni district
  • ✴ Gomukhinadhi dam in Kallakurichi district
  • ✴ Kelavarapalli dam in Krishnagiri district
  • ✴ Mettur dam in Salem district
  • ✴ Sathanur dam in Tiruvannamalai district.
 

Details of Works

  • ✴ Gabion Check Dams
  • ✴ Check Dams
  • ✴ Flood Protection Walls
  • ✴ Silt Monitoring Stations
 

Eligibility

  • ✴ All farmers of Vaigai, Gomukhinadhi, Kelavarapalli, Mettur and Sathanur dam catchment areas in project areas.
 

Officer to be approached

  • ✴ Assistant Executive Engineer (AE)'s in the concerned project districts.
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