Minister for Irrigation T Harish Rao on Thursday chaired a meeting to review the works of the Kaleshwaram irrigation project with the officials of his department at Jalasoudha.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the government would construct the historic project within a year and would set a record by doing so. He directed the officials to speed up the land acquisition and ensure there are no hurdles in the construction of the projects on a war-footing.
Kaleshwaram is a dream project of KCR who wants to ensure that the project provides water to farmers by December 2017. He said that there was no dearth of funds for the project and exuded confidence that the project would be completed on time.
The minister said that the works on the project would be webcasted and can be viewed any time. He said that the government would invite tender for Mallanna Sagar project by the end of this month and informed that a review meeting on the project will be held on November 10. (INN)