Preparation of DPR of the proposed Karru Irrigation Scheme in Block Bagmundi, Dist-Purulia, and West Bengal.
Irrigation & Waterways Department to construct a suitable dam or series of dams across river Karru and Sindhri in the catchment area of the dam in block-Bagmundi, Purulia district, West Bengal to create a storage which can be used for irrigation purpose for in the said water stressed block.
The proposed Karru Dam area (Bagmundi) is located at the western border of Purulia District, West Bengal. Baghmundi block characterized by the rocky and sloppy terrain of Ajodhya Mountain range.
During rainfall, there is a huge run off of rainwater because of slopes and these streams carry with them water, topsoil and also wash away parts of the field which come on the way the stream. The major source of livelihood of the block is agriculture. Parts of block-like Baghmundi, Sindri, Suisa villages do vegetable farming.