M’sagar farmers say since govt has blocked all lands under submergence zone in Dharani, they aren’t getting pattas
The present storage at various projects on Godavari was around 540 tmcft and the available water would be sufficient for the first one-and-a-half months of the season.
The Boards failed to procure the information pertaining to the staff details of projects from the States.
In a short interview with TNIE, Finance Minister T Harish Rao says that the situation is quite conducive for the TRS to win the Huzurabad byelection.
He claimed that Rajesh, a farmer had committed suicide due to crop damage this week and that two farmers had committed suicide due to the same reason last year.
They are also devising a plan to ensure that similar incidents don't happen in the future.
Union Minister V Muraleedharan also stated that the people are now rooting for a leadership change as they are vexed with the TRS rule.
Godavari waters will be dropped into Singur from Mallannasagar, at link-4 of Kaleshwaram project.
Facility will deliver water at a height of 665 m above mean sea level.
This ordeal has been going on for the past three years where around 450 acres of land has been submerged.
Officials have accepted the demands of oustees and said those living in submerging areas will be shifted to temporary shelters at the Resettlement Colony in 2 days.
Andhra's Chief Engineer contended that Telangana planned to draw Godavari water through Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS), Tupakula Gudem, Devadula, Sitarama and other projects.
After a manifold increase in farm yield, entrepreneurs are showing interest in establishing rice mills and have applied for government permission to set up the same in Karimnagar.
Senior Congress leader Ponnala Lakshmaiah said Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao had been lying about the KLIS, adding that only 1 TMC water was lifted against the claims of 3 TMC of water per day.
During the meeting, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao pointed out that the government has arranged all facilities to help farmers get irrigation water throughout the year.