Jain Irrigation bags India’s Largest Major Irrigation Project
Jain Irrigation, the world leaders and pioneers of ‘Resource To Root’ and drip irrigation concept has received Letter of Intent from Water Resources Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh to execute the Mohanpura Major Project.
The Mohanpura Major Project is the largest of its kind, ’Future Ready’ Micro Irrigation project. In this project, the total Cultivable Command area of 228,475 acre is to be brought under Micro irrigation. The value of the project is INR 9,750 Million and the project is to be completed in 36 months.
The project involves survey, design, engineering, planning and execution of various components like Pump houses and Pumping Machinery electrical sub stations, delivery chambers, civil work, up-gradation of ’Rojya’ Dam, MS rising mains, distribution network up to 1 Ha chak, automation, SCADA for the pumping and network system and Operation and Maintenance for three years after completion.
This pressurized piped irrigation project is to be designed in such a way that every farmer will be able to attach their micro irrigation systems at a later stage to the outlets provided at every 1 Ha level. This will ensure ‘Har Khet Ko Pani’.
The project Mohanpura is located in Rajgarh district- one of the under developed districts of the state. Completion of this project will not only save huge amount of precious water source, but will also increase the yield/productivity of the crops being grown in the project area, resulting into ‘Doubling Farmers Income’ which is an ultimate goal of the government for farming community.
The ‘Resource To Root’ is revolutionary concept, where water is delivered from water source to root zone of the plants through Drip Irrigation, resulting in high Water Use Efficiency. This will transform the way Irrigation projects are conceptualized, designed and executed in India. This shall also create new avenues and open doors for ‘More Crop Per Drop’ through micro irrigation in the huge command area of 228,475 acres” says Mr. Anil Jain, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Jain Irrigation.
Mr. Anil Jain also added after receiving the LOI, “We are happy to have been awarded the prestigious and path breaking project, which also happens to be single largest order in the history of the Company. The project is bringing and underdeveloped agrarian district into development zone and this augurs well for the state. This adds to already high order book of the Company.”
About Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd:
Our Company, Jain Irrigation Systems Limited (JISL) with it’s motto ‘Small Ideas, Big Revolutions’ with more than 12,000+ associates worldwide and revenue of INR 80 Billion, is an Indian multinational company with manufacturing plants in 30 locations across the globe. JISL, its subsidiaries and associates are engaged in providing solutions in agriculture, piping, infrastructure through manufacturing of Micro Irrigation Systems, PVC Pipes, HDPE Pipes, Plastic Sheets, Agro Processed Products, Renewable Energy Solutions, Tissue Culture Plants, Financial Services and other agricultural inputs since more than 34 years. It has pioneered a silent Productivity Revolution with modern irrigation systems and innovative technologies in order to save precious water and has helped to get significant increase in crop yields, especially for more than 6 million small farmers. It has also ushered in new concept of large scale Integrated Irrigation Projects (IIP). ‘More Crop Per Drop™’ is the company’s approach to water security and food security. JISL is early pioneer for IOT in the agri-sector and is leading efforts to create global solutions with precision agriculture. It’s food brand ’Jain FarmFresh’ is well known all over the world for quality and consistency. All the products and services of JISL help create a sustainable future while fulfilling its vision to ‘Leave this world better than you found it’. JISL is listed in NSE–Mumbai at JISLJALEQS and in BSE at code 500219.
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