Telangana: CM KCR directs state authorities to initiate measures to prevent drought-like conditions in state
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has directed the state authorities to initiate measures on a war footing to stockpile water in the reservoirs by lifting from the projects on river Krishna and Godavari including Kaleshwaram to prevent drought-like conditions in the state. Due to deficit rainfall, the country is already witnessing dry spell.
He held a high level meeting with officials in Hyderabad on rainfall, availability of water in the rivers like Pranahita, water storage in the state’s reservoirs, electricity demand among others. The CM wanted the officials to take action to prevent shortage of drinking water and irrigation needs in the state.
The Chief Minister advised the officials to give priority to the supply of drinking water and to monitor water reserves in the reservoirs under the Godavari and Krishna continuously.