Madhya Pradesh Water Resources Minister Tulsi Silawat with Union Water Power (Jal Shakti) Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at Indore airport on Saturday
Madhya Pradesh Water Resources Minister Tulsi Silawat with Union Water Power (Jal Shakti) Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at Indore airport on Saturday
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Indore:

Tulsiram Silawat, Water Resource Minister of the State, has ​asked for ​Central Government​'s help ​​for expanding irrigation​ ​facility in Malwa-Nimar Region​, and the ​Union Water Power (Jal Shakti) Minister Gajendra​ Singh Shekhawat here at the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport on Saturday.
Shekhawat was on a transit visit here​ on Saturday. He came from Bhopal by a state​ aircraft and caught ​a ​regular flight for New Delhi. Sila​w​at also​ accompanied him to the city. He apprised the Union Minister about the​ geographical structure of Malwa and Nimar.

Later, Silawat said that ​he and ​Shekhawat held a long​ meeting with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan in Bhopal on​ Saturday​ on ways to increase irrigation facility in Madhya Pradesh.​

Sila​w​at said that Ken-Betwa River link was also discussed with the​ Union Minister. Shekhawat assured that Madhya Pradesh will not be hurt​ by this project.​ ​The Ken-Betwa River Link Multipurpose Project ​has been declared as a​ National Project by the Government of India in the year 2009, wherein the funding ration of Central and State Government will be 90:10.

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