KCR takes stock of Kaleshwaram project progress, directs officials to fill up all barrages

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has directed irrigation officers to put together task-smart operational pointers and to fill up all barrages ahead of summer time, immediately after browsing the Kaleshwaram elevate irrigation task internet sites on Tuesday.

Expressing joy in excess of the task development and drinking water becoming pumped into reservoirs/barrages, he instructed the officers concerned to fill them all up.

On Tuesday, the CM, together with his wife Shobha, frequented the Laxmi Barrage created at Medigadda and paid out tributes to the Godavari waters.

“The Telangana farming local community has faced hardships for decades. We had fixed that when the Telangana Point out is shaped, farmers really should get suitable drinking water supply for two crops. We have strategised for the construction of a barrage at a stage immediately after rivers Godavari and Pranahita be part of so that additional drinking water for additional time can be pumped,” he mentioned.

In a statement made immediately after the website go to, Rao mentioned: “After a complex study, it was decided to construct a barrage at Medigadda stage. We have approximated that with sixteen.17 TMC (thousand million cubic feet) storage capability, if the barrage is created on a a hundred MT peak, drinking water can be pumped for 7 months in a 12 months. Design has progressed as planned. Pumping is underway without the need of any difficulty.

“Arrangements are becoming made to supply drinking water to Nizam Sagar from Kaleshwaram. If need be, drinking water will be pumped to the Sriram Sagar task from Kaleshwaram. The Kaleshwaram task has redrawn the irrigation map of Telangana.”