New Navigational Lock at Farakka

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  •  A new state of the art navigational lock at Farakka in West Bengal, work awarded on 24th November, 2016 M/s L&T at a cost of Rs 359 crore.
  • Time for operation to be reduced to 38 Minutes for average water level.
  • Start date of the project: November, 2016.
  • Completion date of the project: March, 2019
  •  Cabinet, in its meeting held on 06.01.2016, approved the proposal for transfer of 14.86 hectares of land from Farakka Barrage Project to Ministry of Shipping.
  • Physical progress: 26.16%.
  • Financial progress:  ₹78.9 cr.