Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has reiterated that the Telangana Government would spend Rs. 25,000 crore on irrigation projects every year. Further, he said that the State Government would release Rs. 2083 crore per month.
The Chief Minister on Monday conducted a meeting at his camp office to review the project of irrigation projects being constructed on Godavari and Krishna Rivers. He also reviewed the status of pending irrigation projects in the State.
The review meeting was attended by Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao, Planning Board Vice-Chairman Niranjan Reddy, Advisor to Govt Vidyasagar, Irrigation Secretary S.K. Joshi, Engineer-in-Chief Muradhar Rao and other senior officials.
The Chief Minister directed the officials to complete the tender process within two weeks for Palamuru Project of Mahabubnagar and Penganga of Adilabad districts. He authorised Chief Engineer level officials to take decisions on their own to expedite works on these projects. He also informed that the works on Kaleshwaram barrage ner Mediguda would be initiated soon. He asked officials to invite tenders for Dindi project. (INN)