LIE: Work on 99 old closed down big irrigation projects is now on-going


Modi Lies / Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The 99 irrigation projects he is referring to were never shut down. They were taken up under the Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) that began in 1996-97 and prioritized for completion by December 2019 under the NDA government in July 2016 “as these can be completed in a period of 2-3 years if estimated funds are made available”

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