25September2018

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

LG reviews Dhanikari Water Project, Dam to be Completed by June End

Port Blair, May 2: The Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh today visited Dhanikari Dam and reviewed the progress of heightening of the dam. The Chief Engineer, APWD has informed the Lt Governor that construction of the dam is in the final stage and is likely to be completed within the next two months.

Aimed at mitigating the water requirements of South Andaman area for the coming several years, the scheme of raising of Dhanikari Dam by 5 meters is a landmark project taken up by the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), said a release by the A&N Administration.