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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Sambalpur, Aug 30:

Odisha’s Hirakud Dam is safe and free from danger, informed Dam’s Chief Engineer Harmohan Pradhan here today.

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Pradhan made the statement on the basis of the preliminary report of the dam’s underwater survey conducted recently.

He said plaster has chipped off from six places on the dam’s left spillway adding that repairs will be undertaken using drip technique.

Pradhan said the left spillway and power dam are safe.

The Central Soil and Material Research Station (CSMRS) which had conducted the underwater survey of the Dam has submitted its preliminary report on September 22.