Complete Kaleshwaram pump-houses by monsoon: KCR

Complete Kaleshwaram pump-houses by monsoon: KCR


  • Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao examined the progress of works on various components of the Kaleshwaram irrigation project being carried out at several places in North Telangana
  • The Chief Minister physically examined key components of the project such as Medigadda and Annaram barrages and pump-houses and made aerial survey of other works
  • CM also examined the works pertaining to the Kanthanapally project at Thupakulagudem barrage site in Jayashankar Bhupalapally district and the first phase works of Telangana Super Thermal Power Project being set up by National Thermal Power Corporation at Ramagundam as part of his visit

Check on quality

Citing the breach of earthen dam of the Mid Manair Reservoir due to heavy rains last year, Mr. Chandrasekhar Rao directed the irrigation authorities and work agencies to take higher care on the quality of works and also take up strong flood banks at the main barrages – Medigadda, Annaram and Sundilla. He told the officials to complete the work on the pump-houses before the commencement of the next monsoon season

Incident-free visit

Meanwhile, the police authorities heaved a sigh of relief with the incident-free conclusion of the Chief Minister’s visit as it was in the Maoist-infested areas and the Medigadda barrage site is only about 20 km away from the site of encounter in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, where seven Maoists were killed on Wednesday

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