Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) stressed the need to have plans to supplement water supply from Godavari rive projects that is built on Krishna river in the eventuality of inadequate flow in the Krishna river.
He also called the fast track construction and completion of an ongoing irrigation projects in erstwhile Khammam and Mahabubnagar districts. The Chief Minister addresses a review meeting at Pragathi Bhavan on under construction irrigation projects in two districts. The officials said, it should also complete preparation of operation manuals for all irrigation projects in the state.
Mahabubnagar district said, “Godavari flows in the adjoining Khammam district. The district has large tracts of forests and receives abundant rains. A lot of water is available at Dummugudem and if it could be lifted to a height of 195 metres, then it will be possible to irrigate the entire district.”