Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has said that the aim and target of the Government is to complete all the irrigation projects meant for providing water to the agriculture sector at the earliest. The CM has instructed the officials concerned and work agencies to work in three shifts to complete the barrages, substations, pump houses and canal works simultaneously.
The CM has visited the project sites and examined the works. The CM left here today morning along with the public representatives in two helicopters visited Tupakulagudem Barrage, Medigadda Barrage, Kannepally Pump House, Annaram Barrage, Siripuram Barrage till afternoon and interacted with the officials and representatives of the working agencies on the works position.
The CM assured that the Government is ready to extend cooperation for the construction of the projects. He has enquired with the officials on the flow of the floodwater in Godavari at Toopakula Gudem.
The officials replied that it is now 6000 Cusecs. The officials said that 1132 Meters of Cofferdam works are over and the remaining 150 Mts will be completed. The CM asked DGP Sri Mahender Reddy to speak to the police officials in the neighbouring States on the issues. The DGP informed the CM that by using Drones the construction works are supervised and security measures are taken. The CM wanted the roads needed for the projects should be completed on the fast track.
He wanted the officials and working agencies to keep in mind that the Government’s resolve to complete all the irrigation projects in the state and work accordingly.
Ministers Harish Rao, Etela Rajender, MPs Vinod Kumar, Balka Suman, Chief Secretary SP Singh, DGP Mahender Reddy, Special Chief Secretary (Irrigation) SK Joshi, TS Genco CMD D Prabhakar Rao, Bhoopalpally Collector Murali, and Irrigation officials participated.