1.15 lakh acres added under Kaleswaram irrigation scheme

The mega Kaleshwaram Elevate Irrigation Scheme (KLIS) saw one more crucial link commissioned at Siddipet in Telangana.

The multipurpose mega-irrigation challenge uses Godavari river drinking water to irrigate about 1 crore acres underneath new ayacut although also stabilising the cropped region before equipped by existing irrigation tasks.

A pet challenge of Telangana Main Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, the Kaleswaram challenge is underneath development to transform Telangana into Haritha Rashtram or a environmentally friendly point out.

Telangana Finance Minister T Harish Rao and Point out IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao switched on 1 of the 4 pumps at the challenge site releasing drinking water into the three tmcft-Ranganayak Sagar Reservoir close to Siddipet about one hundred-km from Hyderabad.

The drinking water stored in the reservoir, pumped up from decrease river pathway, is planned to irrigate about 1.15 lakh acre throughout two districts of Siddipet and Rajana Sircilla.

Both of those the Point out irrigation section and TS Transco have manufactured arrangements to make sure that large responsibility pumps of one hundred thirty five MW just about every functionality in tandem. As for each their rated capability, just about every pump of one hundred thirty five MW can pump up about .25 tmcft of drinking water and if all the 4 pumps functionality simultaneously, the Ranganayak Sagar reservoir is probably to be loaded up within three days.

After inauguration, responding to Minister Harish Rao’s request to make sure that different agri processing, some choose industries and businesses from the IT Sector established up their base in Siddipet, the Industries Minister expressed self-confidence that Siddipet, which is just about two several hours travel from Hyderabad, could turn out to be an eye-catching spot.