Telangana Main Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has directed irrigation officers to prepare job-smart operational rules and to fill up all barrages before summertime, right after visiting the Kaleshwaram lift irrigation job web pages on Tuesday.
Expressing joy more than the job progress and drinking water getting pumped into reservoirs/barrages, he instructed the officers worried to fill them all up.
On Tuesday, the CM, along with his wife Shobha, visited the Laxmi Barrage constructed at Medigadda and paid tributes to the Godavari waters.
“The Telangana farming local community has faced hardships for decades. We had fixed that once the Telangana Condition is fashioned, farmers ought to get satisfactory drinking water supply for two crops. We have strategised for the design of a barrage at a stage right after rivers Godavari and Pranahita be part of so that a lot more drinking water for a lot more time can be pumped,” he mentioned.
In a assertion produced right after the web page go to, Rao mentioned: “After a technical study, it was made the decision to build a barrage at Medigadda stage. We have estimated that with sixteen.seventeen TMC (thousand million cubic feet) storage potential, if the barrage is constructed on a a hundred MT top, drinking water can be pumped for 7 months in a year. Construction has progressed as prepared. Pumping is underway with no any issue.
“Arrangements are getting produced to supply drinking water to Nizam Sagar from Kaleshwaram. If need to have be, drinking water will be pumped to the Sriram Sagar job from Kaleshwaram. The Kaleshwaram job has redrawn the irrigation map of Telangana.”