BISHNUPUR, Jul 11: To give relief to farmers of Kumbi area, Minor Irrigation Department, under the aegis of MLA S Bira, has provided three water pump sets of 25 horsepower for farmers use today.
The pumps are providing water to nearly 10,000 acres of farms, said the locals of Kumbi lauding the MLA for his concern for the farmers.
Tusam Loukon, Phumnom Loukon, Thamnapokpi Loukon, Kumeipokpi Loukon and 61 Wangoo Loukon near Selungkhong Maril will be supplied water, said MLA S Bira.
Similar arrangement was made last year, he said adding that all efforts will be put in to provide adequate irrigation water to local farmers.
He also encouraged the Minor Irrigation Department to provide all possible assistance to the farmers for successful sowing of seeds.