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India: Large microirrigation project for Jain

Jain Irrigation Systems Limited has been awarded the Poorigali Integrated Micro Irrigation Project by Govt. of Karnataka through National Competitive Bidding. The path-breaking irrigation project is based on the concept of "Resource To Root™", globally pioneered and promoted by Jain Irrigation which will deliver "More Crop Per Drop®" to farmers.

The work order for the project valued at Rs. 569 Crores ( approximately $ 90 mio) was presented by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri. Siddharamaiah in a glittering ground breaking ceremony where over 50,000 farmers were present. This is the largest single microirrigation project in India, where 85% Water-Use Efficiency will be achieved. More than 15000 farmers benefit from the project.

Publication date: 4/26/2017



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