Irrigation water for Nalgonda district

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Hyderabad, Mar 24 (UNI)Andhra Pradesh Major and Medium Irrigation Minister Mr Ponnala Lakshmi Narayana today informed the state assembly that a lift irrigation project to provide water to the Devarakonda and Munugodu constituencies in the Nalgonda district was under the active consideration of the state government.

Replying to a question by Chada Venkat Reddy, G Demudu and others of the CPI during the Question Hour, the minister said he had received representation from CPI MP Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy and other representatives of the people to provide irrigation water to more than three lakh acres of land in the two constituencies by lifting water which would flow into the Dindi project from Nakkalagandi reservoir to be constructed on the Srisailam Tunnel route in Nalgonda district.

The Minister said the technical feasibility of the scheme was under the active consideration of the government and survey would be undertaken soon.


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