Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday inaugurated the ‘Palamuru-Rangareddy lift irrigation scheme’ at Narlapur in Nagarkurnool district.
He switched on the mega pump house with the press of a button to start the wet run of lifting water from the Krishna River into the Anjanagiri reservoir which has a capacity of 6.4 TMC.
“Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao formally inaugurated the Palamuru-Ranga Reddy Lift Scheme pylon and pressed the button. The CM conducted special pujas to the Krishna waters released through the Palamuru-Ranga Reddy lifting scheme,” Telangana CMO posted on X (Formerly Twitter).
The project will provide water for irrigation and drinking purposes to Nagarkurnool, Mahabubnagar, Vikarabad, Narayanapet, Rangareddy and Nalgonda districts. (ANI)