Study to be Undertaken for Irrigation Facilities

Published: 16th June 2014 08:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th June 2014 08:06 AM   |  A+A-

SANGAREDDY: Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao said a high-level study will be carried out to find out ways and means to provide irrigation facilities for the areas, where there are no irrigation projects in Telangana State.

During his maiden visit as the minister to Siddipet, his Assembly Constituency on Sunday, Harish Rao said TRS is committed to the promises made in his election manifestos and now that it had formed the government it will keep each one of them.

He said that study will be carried ouat as part of the promise made in regard to irrigation for one lakh acres in every constituency. He said tanks will be repaired and strengthened to ensure the rain water is harvested for future use. “In my own constituency every effort will be made to bring another two lakh acres under irrigation,” he said. Pranahita Chevella project will bring irrigation waters to majority of areas in Medak district, he said and reassured the farmers on Government’s commitment to waiver of loans to the farmers up to `1 lakh. “There should not be any doubt on the issue. KCR had promised and that promise will be kept. Don’t get carried away by the apprehensions raised by the opposition parties,” he said.

Reminding that he had often visited the constituency as MLA, Harish said that now as a Minister he is duty bound to visit all over the state. “However, I will definitely spend one day in a week in the constituency,” he said while seeking cooperation of the people in his efforts to develop Siddipet and the party to develop Telangana as a whole.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp