The mega Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS) observed an additional crucial url commissioned at Siddipet in Telangana.

The multipurpose mega-irrigation challenge uses Godavari river drinking water to irrigate about one crore acres underneath new ayacut even though also stabilising the cropped space earlier equipped by current irrigation initiatives.

A pet challenge of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, the Kaleswaram challenge is underneath advancement to transform Telangana into Haritha Rashtram or a environmentally friendly state.

Telangana Finance Minister T Harish Rao and Point out IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao switched on one of the four pumps at the challenge internet site releasing drinking water into the 3 tmcft-Ranganayak Sagar Reservoir close to Siddipet about a hundred-km from Hyderabad.

The drinking water saved in the reservoir, pumped up from lower river pathway, is planned to irrigate about one.15 lakh acre across two districts of Siddipet and Rajana Sircilla.

The two the Point out irrigation division and TS Transco have made arrangements to make certain that major obligation pumps of a hundred thirty five MW each individual functionality in tandem. As for every their rated ability, each individual pump of a hundred thirty five MW can pump up about .25 tmcft of drinking water and if all the four pumps functionality simultaneously, the Ranganayak Sagar reservoir is very likely to be stuffed up in just a few times.

After inauguration, responding to Minister Harish Rao’s request to make certain that a variety of agri processing, some select industries and companies from the IT Sector set up their base in Siddipet, the Industries Minister expressed assurance that Siddipet, which is just about two several hours generate from Hyderabad, could turn into an desirable destination.