The Kangsabati Project, also often referred to as the Kangsabati Irrigation Project and The Kangsabati Reservoir Project, is a project started in the Indian state of West Bengal in 1956 as part of the Indian Second Five-year Plan to provide water to 3,484.77 km² of land in the districts of Paschim Medinipur, Purba Medinipur, Bankura, and Hooghly. It involves irrigation land using water from the Kangsabati River, as well as the Shilaboti and the Bhoirobbanki rivers.
As part of the Project, a 38 m high and 10,098 m long dam was constructed at Khatra. A anicut dam built on the Kangsabati River near Midnapore in 1872 was also added to the operations of the project.
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