KCR Laid Foundation Stone for Kaleshwaram Project

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao laid the foundation stone for Kaleshwaram Project near Medigudda in Karimnagar district on Monday. Addressing a press conference later, the Chief Minister said that the Telangana Government would ensure utilisation of 1300 TMC of water from Krishna and Godavari Rivers to irrigation about one crore acres of land in the State. He completely dismissed the criticism by the opposition parties on State Government’s irrigation policy. He said 1300 TMC water was allocated for Telangana region in the erstwhile united Andhra Pradesh. However, he alleged that no steps were taken to utiilise the allocated water. (Photo: Zabi)