Efforts for Agriculture Sector: Main canal excavation project at Phyu Chaung Dam

19 May 2024
2024-05-19 16:51

Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Dr. Aung Gyi inspected the left main canal excavation project of the Phyu Chaung Dam.

During the inspection 5 miles west of the mile post No. 114 on the Yangon-Mandalay Road in Phyu Township, at the briefing hall, the Deputy Minister heard report on the yearly inflow storage capacity of the Dam, hydropower generation, agricultural water supply, progress of the left main canal excavation project and the conditions that will improve the supply of agricultural water upon completion of the project.

In his response, the Deputy Minister urged the concerned officials to also focus on agricultural water management and efficiency of water use awareness activities along with the project. He also stressed the importance of timely completion and workplace safety.

The left main canal excavation project of the Phyu Chaung Dam is being implemented with the 2024-2025 budget. Upon completion, the project will supply water to more 800 acres of farmland.

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