Kaleshwaram project to be inaugurated on June 21
Author: Desk June 19, 2019
Telangana government will inaugurate Kaleswaram lift irrigation project on June 21.Chief Ministers of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra will participate in the function. The three CMs will switch on three pumps at Kannepalli Pumphouse as a token of the inauguration of the project.
Kaleswaram Lift Irrigation Project is built on River Godavari at Kannepalli village, Mahadevpur Mandal, Jayasankar Bhupalapalli district of Telangana. The project with 45,000 acres of ayacut aims at lift irrigate almost 235 TMC of water from river Godavari. This is the first biggest project taken up after the formation of Telangana state.
The World’s biggest and largest underground pumping station is built in this project. Simultaneously 81 km long tunnel is nearing to completion between existing Yellampalli barrage and upcoming Mallanna Sagar reservoirs.