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HYDERABAD: Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao asked the water resources department to complete all major irrigation projects with the same vigour as shown during completion of Kaleshwaram project. He asked officials to prepare project-wise operational guidelines and implement them.
The CM directed the officials to set up control rooms at Medigadda and Dummugudem barrages. The CM visited Laxmi barrage on Tuesday, which was constructed at Medigadda as part of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) as the barrage reached full reservoir level. He held a meeting with officials at the project site. While expressing happiness over the Kaleshwaram project getting completed and the water being pumped uninterruptedly as planned, he told officials to fill the tanks and reservoirs this summer. “Kaleshwaram project had redrawn the irrigation map of Telangana. Taking inspiration from the KLIP, works on Tupakulagudem and Dummugudem barrages of Sita Rama project are being completed speedily. The government wants to complete all these projects quickly and put an end to the farmers’ hardships once and for all,” KCR said. “Arrangements are being made to supply water to Nizam Sagar from Kaleshwaram. If need be, water will be pumped to the SRSP from Kaleshwaram,” KCR said.
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