Pulakurthy Lift Irrigation Scheme gets nod
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (INN): Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Tuesday approved the construction of Pulakurthy Lift Irrigation Scheme under the Guru Raghavendra Project in Anantapur district with an estimated cost of Rs 120 crore.
The proposed Lift Irrigation Scheme on LLC of Tungabhadra River will benefit 9830 acres of gap ayacut. Hydrological clearances already been given with 0.644 TMC from Tungabhadra River.
Most of the beneficiaries by this Project are small and marginal farmers belonging to SC, ST and BC communities. The Project will be a boon to the farmers suffering for several decades being in the tail-end of LLC.
News Posted: 2 August, 2011