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India: Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization and Water-Bodies Restoration and Management Project

January 23, 2007

IBRD LOAN: US$335 million
TERMS: Grace period = 5 years; Maturity = 20 years
IDA CREDIT: US$150 million
TERMS: Grace period = 10 years; Maturity = 35 years
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project is designed to modernize irrigation systems covering over 600,000 hectares in 63 selected sub-basins throughout the State. It proposes an integrated sub-basin approach to synergize the activities of multiple agencies involved with irrigation, on-farm development, agriculture, horticulture, marketing, livestock, fisheries, and applied research.

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