April 21, 2024

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KCR takes stock of Kaleshwaram project progress, directs officials to fill up all barrages

Telangana Main Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has directed irrigation officials to put together task-smart operational pointers and to fill up all barrages prior to summer months, soon after viewing the Kaleshwaram lift irrigation task web pages on Tuesday.

Expressing contentment about the task development and water becoming pumped into reservoirs/barrages, he instructed the officials anxious to fill them all up.

On Tuesday, the CM, alongside with his wife Shobha, visited the Laxmi Barrage built at Medigadda and paid out tributes to the Godavari waters.

“The Telangana farming local community has confronted hardships for many years. We experienced settled that when the Telangana Condition is shaped, farmers really should get suitable water supply for two crops. We have strategised for the construction of a barrage at a level soon after rivers Godavari and Pranahita join so that more water for more time can be pumped,” he stated.

In a statement made soon after the site stop by, Rao stated: “After a technological study, it was resolved to construct a barrage at Medigadda level. We have estimated that with sixteen.17 TMC (thousand million cubic feet) storage potential, if the barrage is built on a 100 MT peak, water can be pumped for seven months in a yr. Construction has progressed as prepared. Pumping is underway devoid of any issue.

“Arrangements are becoming made to supply water to Nizam Sagar from Kaleshwaram. If need to have be, water will be pumped to the Sriram Sagar task from Kaleshwaram. The Kaleshwaram task has redrawn the irrigation map of Telangana.”