Phu Tho invests 256 bln VND in pump station hinh anh 1Phu Tho province began construction on Binh Bo pump station (

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the northern province of Phu Tho began construction on the Binh Bo pump station in Phu Ninh district on August 12.

The station has total investment capital of 256 billion VND (11.9 million USD) sourced from Indian official development assistance (ODA) and the Vietnam State budget.

The station, constructed by the Kirloskar Brothers Limited from India, will comprise six pumps with a capacity of 12,000 cubic metres each.

Once completed at the end of 2016, the project will facilitate drainage for 5,367 hectares of land in Truc Ninh district and Viet Tri city.

According to Chu Ngoc Anh, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, the station will contribute to stabilising agricultural production, preventing floods and ensuring food safety in the locality.-VNA