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WAPCOS Successfully completes Champassak

Sep 20th, 2015 1:56 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

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Irrigation Project in Lao PDR Work completion and handing over certificate of Champassack Irrigation project was presented by Maykong PHONEPHOMMAVONG, Director General, Department of Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Lao PDR to R.K. Gupta, Chairman Cum Managing Director, WAPCOS Limited in a ceremony at Presidential Palace “Ho Kham”, Vientiane, Lao PDR in the gracious presence of H.E. Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Hon’ble Vice-President of the Republic of India and H.E. Bounnhang VORACHITH, Hon’ble Vice President of Lao PDR during the visit of Hon’ble Vice President of the Republic of India to Laos on 18th September, 2015.

The ceremony was also attended by SanwarLalJat, Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, Members of Parliament, Secretary (East), Anil Wadhwa and Additional Secretary Monika Kapil Mohta, Ministry of External
Affairs, Government of India and other senior officers and delegates from India.Six large irrigation schemes namely Savang,Sakmuang, Thaphosy,Somhong,Ban He and Muangsen Irrigation Schemes have been developed in this project. Total cost of the project is 17.34 M USD.This project will serve 17 villages in 6 districts of Champassack province, with a total command area of 5953 hectares. Earlier, there was onlyone cropgrown by the farmers during rainy season, with these new schemes now operational,farmers shall be able to harvest 2-3 crops per year. This Project will immensely contribute towards Socio Economic Growth of Lao PDR. WAPCOS is also Project Management Consultant for “Construction of Storage Dams and Development of Irrigation System” for Nam XangDam ,Xayabury
Province and Nam Nga Dam, Vientiane Province,“23o kV Double Circuit &115 KV Multi Circuit Transmission Line and associated Substation Projects (Thabok-Nabong-Khoksaad)” and Construction of 6MW Namsong Hydropwer Project & 115 kV Double Circuit Transmission Line Project & associated Substations (Paksong/Jiangxai/Bangyo) and Purchase of equipment for Rural Electrification.

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