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Question
The Mettur-Sarabanga lift irrigation project is on which of the following river?

Solution

About the Project:
  • Being implemented by Tamil Nadu Government.
  • The project is aimed at irrigating 4,200 acres of land in Edappadi, Omalur, Sankagiri and Mettur taluks, diverting surplus water from Mettur reservoir through 100 tanks, lakes and ponds.
  • This project is aimed to divert surplus floodwater from Mettur Dam to the Sarabanga River in Salem, through lift irrigation technique.

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