The Telangana Government has given administrative sanction for construction of 73 barrages and check dams across the State. An amount of Rs. 59.17 Crore has also been sanctioned for the same.
The proposed barrages and check dams include 14 in Karimnagar, 13 in Adilabad, 10 in Mahabubnagar, 9 in Ranga Reddy, 8 in Medak, 6 each in Nizamabad and Warangal, 4 in Khamman and one in Nalgonda district.
The State Government has also released dues of Rs. 683.87 crore toward National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. (INN)