Modern Irrigation Systems Equipped in Over 500 Hectares of Lands in Qazvin Province

(MENAFN) According to a provincial official, 558 hectares of lands in Qazvin province have been equipped with modern irrigation systems during the first eleven months of the past Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2022-February 19, 2023). The director of water and soil as well as technical-engineering affairs of the province’s Agriculture Department, Nosratollah Nikou, announced that establishment of modern irrigation systems in the said lands was conducted through 34 projects.

Nikou also revealed that modern irrigations systems are being established in 3,185 hectares of lands in the province, with over 55 percent progress in the related projects. The implementation of modern irrigation systems is a significant step towards improving the efficiency and productivity of farming in the region.

Over the past three years, each year, an average of 150,000 hectares of farmlands have been equipped with modern irrigation systems in Iran, and there has been a 300 percent jump in this regard. This shows the government's commitment to improving the agricultural sector in the country.

The establishment of modern irrigation systems not only improves the efficiency of farming but also saves water resources, which is crucial in arid regions like Qazvin. The Agriculture Ministry is also taking the necessary measures for supporting the domestic manufacturing of equipment used in these systems, which is a positive step towards promoting local industries and creating job opportunities.

The implementation of modern irrigation systems is a part of Iran's broader efforts to develop its agricultural sector and promote sustainable farming practices. With the increasing demand for food and the need to conserve water resources, it is crucial to adopt modern and efficient irrigation systems. The progress made in Qazvin province in this regard is a positive sign for the future of agriculture in the region and the country as a whole.



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