Maharashtra BRS leaders wonder at Kaleshwaram project


Rama Krishna Sangem

At the invitation of Telangana CM KCR, a group of BRS leaders  from Maharashtra visited Kaleshwaram, world largest multi-stage lift irrigation project on July 9, Sunday, and wondered its engineering marvel and irrigation potential.  They were given a guided by the project officials and irrigation engineers who explained them its salient features that transformed parched lands of Telangana.

BRS leader Kalvakuntla Vamsidhar Rao and  MLA Jeevan Reddy escorted the leaders delegation. Kaleshwaram project Engineer in Chief Venkateshwarlu explained the features of Kaleshwaram project to Maharashtra leaders. Officials explained the delegation about the method of lifting of  water, Pump sets capacity, technology used etc. The officials elucidated the irrigation water which is being provided to agriculture lands even during dry weather conditions.

Kaleshwaram touted as the  lifeline for agriculture sector in Telangana,  is already creating wonders  by lifting water from river Pranahita.  Kaleshwaram project fulfilled the dreams of CM KCR by providing irrigation water and address the farmers plights in adverse weather conditions. A new chapter in the annals of Telangana irrigation system is written  as river Godavari water is lifted to SRSP ( Sri Ram Sagar Project) from Kaleshwaram in the upstream.


Comes in handy in dry spell of monsoon

A significant aspect of the project is that it comes in handy at a time of dry spell in this current monsoon season. The Kaleshwaram project built on river  Godavari , is  a living source  and the crops are being grown  with abundant water resources . The river Godavari turned as a lifeline for entire Telangana and providing irrigation facility through Kaleshwaram to dry lands due to deficit rainfall in the current season.

Maharashtra leaders praised the Telangana government for taking many initiatives and the vision of CM KCR to solve the irrigation problems of the farmers.  They said  that  Telangana has become ” Granery” of the country  with the foresight of CM KCR.  Telangana’s growth in all fields, including irrigation, has set an example for the country and other states are emulating Telangana the path.

Senior Maharashtra leader Bhanudas Markute said that he never witnessed  such a great project in his life. Bhanudas said that the project is the most magnificent structure in the world and  such a project will not be seen in  the future also. He visited  32 countries and has never seen such a man-made wonder anywhere, the Maharashtra BRS leader said hailed  CM KCR as the only one who will do  such miracles.  Bhanudas Markute said that he is fortunate to see such a great project.

Among those who visited the Kaleswaram project are – Maharashtra senior leader, three-time MLA Bhanudas Markute, Ahmednagar Zilla Parishad former president Arun Kadu, NCP leader Balasaheb Vikhe Patil along with Maharashtra BRS leaders former MLA Annasaheb Mane, Ghanshyam Anna Shelar, Prahlad Rathod, Sharad Pawar, Bala Saheb.  , Arun Kodu, Eknath Gogade and others.


Rama Krishna Sangem

Ramakrishna chief editor of excel India online magazine and website

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