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Ujh Multi-Purpose Project of Jammu and Kashmir

MEGA PROJECTS LINED UP IN J&K

Shahpurkandi dam project

Although, the Dam will be built in Punjab it will benefit J and K in a massive way The Shahpurkandi Dam project is located on the Ravi River in Pathankot district, Punjab, India.

MEGA PROJECTS LINED UP IN J&K
Jammu–Baramulla line

The Jammu–Baramulla line is a railway track being laid to connect the Kashmir Valley in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir with Jammu railway station and thence to the rest of the country.

MEGA PROJECTS LINED UP IN J&K
Chenab Bridge

The Chenab Bridge is an Indian railway steel and concrete arch bridge under construction between Bakkal and Kauri in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir in India.

The world’s highest railway bridge

FUTURE PLANS

Describing Jammu and Kashmir as a “jewel” of the country, Union minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said the Center would come out with an industrial package for the Union Territory soon and expressed hope that it would attract large amounts of investment to the valley.

By March 2021, 25 projects would be completed at an estimated cost of Rs 25,000 crore in J&K.

ANOTHER MEGA PROJECT

The central government has approved a nearly Rs 6,000-crore multi-purpose project to provide uninterrupted water for irrigation to farmers in Jammu and Kashmir”s Kathua district and to produce power, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said

PROJECT

It was decided at a high-level meeting that the work for the Ujh multi-purpose project will start immediately and an appropriate mechanism will be developed to utilise the surplus water on the Indian side itself

UJH MULTIPURPOSE PROJECT

Ujh Multipurpose Project is planned to fast track utilization of India’s rights under Indus Waters Treaty.

The project will enhance the utilization of waters of Eastern Rivers allotted to India as per the Indus Water Treaty.

NOTE

The Indus system comprises the Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas and Sutlej. The basin is shared by India and Pakistan.

Under the Indus Waters Treaty signed between India and Pakistan in 1960, the waters of three rivers, namely Ravi, Sutlej and Beas (Eastern Rivers) shall be available for the unrestricted use of India.

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