Dr B Thomas (Special Correspondent)
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai assured the farmers of Chikodi in Belagavi district that the Mahalakshmi Lift Irrigation scheme will be completed within the stipulated time.
He said while a delegation of Farmers’ leaders of Chikodi taluk led by former MP Prabhakar Kore met him here on Tuesday to thank the government for sanctioning lift irrigation project.
The CM said the demand for the Mahalakshmi Lift Irrigation project in Chikodi was pending for last 10-12 years.
Since this taluk has sugar factories some of the villages wanted a lift irrigation scheme. In order to help farmers of this region the scheme has been sanctioned.
MLA Arvind Bellad, former MLC Mahantesh Kavatagimath and others were present.