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WAPCOS COMPLETES STUNG TASAL DAM IN CAMBODIA

Sep 18th, 2015 6:17 am | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

WAPCOS Photograph- WAPCOS Completes Stung Tasal Dam in Cambodia

The completion certificate of the Stung Tasal Dam in Aoral District, Kampong Speu Province of Cambodia was presented in a ceremony by H.E. Bun Hean, Secretary of State, Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology, Kingdom of Cambodia to R.K. Gupta, Chairman Cum Managing Director, WAPCOS Limited (A Government of India Enterprise under aegis of Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation) in Phnom Penh on the occasion of visit of H.E. Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Hon’ble Vice President of the Republic of India to Cambodia accompanied by Sanwar Lal Jat, 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 Mrs. Monika Kapil Mohta, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The Stung Tasal Dam, a Concrete Faced Rockfill Dam is first of its kind in Cambodia built by state of the art technical expertise of WAPCOS, under dispersive soil conditions in the region. The Dam is 21 m high, 720 m in length with water storage of 140 MCM. The Dam will be instrumental in increasing the rice production and fish cultivation in the region with the increased surface water availability. The Dam will benefit command area of 10,000 hactares and has been built under Government of India Line of Credit of US Dollars 30 Million. The Phase – II of the project includes construction of canals for which the Kick-off meeting was also held on the same day. The Royal Government of Cambodia in the Completion Certificate have appreciated the professional approach of WAPCOS team. The Royal Government of Cambodia conveyed thanks to the Government of India on this occasion for supporting the construction of Stung Tasal Dam. WAPCOS which is also executing the Phase – II of this project is actively involved in various other developmental projects in Cambodia in the fields of Irrigation, Power Transmission, Ground water Development, Surface water Development and Trenchless technology for Drainage. The important projects presently being executed by WAPCOS include 230 KV Transmission Line from Stung Treng to Kratie, Master Plan for Siem Reap River Basin, Ta Prohm Temple Drainage Project,Supply & Installation of Hand pumps for Augmentation of Rural Water Supply, Study of Ground water Resources for two Districts of Kampong Spue Province, Redevelopment of India – Cambodia Friendship School. H.E. Bun Hean and Mr R.K. Gupta mutually agreed and committed to continuing technical co operation for water resources projects and to enhance friendly relations between the two countries.

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