CM K. Chandrashekar Rao during his visit to Kaleshwaram project on Sunday has said that ‘moving three TMCs of water every day from the Godavari to Telangana areas is like moving one single river’. CM has expressed happiness for bringing the prestigious Kaleshwaram project nearer to completion at a rapid speed. After visiting Kaleshwara Mukteshwara Swamy temple CM has keenly inspected the Kannepally Pump house works progress at Kaleshwaram. Through lift, CM went into the pump house and inspected the motor pumping process. Engineers and Contract agency representatives have explained the CM about the working process of the pump house. On par with the completion of Kaleshwaram Project, its operation and maintenance too are equally vital the CM stated. Prior to July moving of two TMCs water for irrigation is a welcome step the CM said. Speaking to officials and working agencies the CM said that since it is a major project some small technical snags are inevitable they should be meticulously dealt with and prevent recurrence of the same in the future.
Further, the CM said that in the process of speeding up of works one should not compromise on project quality. All precautions are to be ensured even if it takes its own pace of time. After completion of power supply works, fitting of motors and others. After due completion of checklist process for inaugurating the trial run, CM assured to be present along with the Chief Secretary. CM suggested for completion of the same by the end of this June.
From Kaleshwaram to Mid Manair it has to be considered as Phase-I, from Mid Manair it has to be considered as Phase-II and accordingly works need to be completed in a smooth manner the CM suggested. With regard to the operation of the pump house and other projects, an independent wireless system has to be developed the CM felt. Since large size motors are going to be established to prevent unwanted waste material entering into the pump house motors required trash track system has to be established in advance, the CM suggested. In the process of lifting 2 TMCs of water as part of project priority, subsequent efforts are to be on for the due plans to lift 3TMCs water. In this endeavour, all efforts are to be made the CM desired.
CM has further stated that in the process of completing Kaleshwaram project works, the efforts being put in by the Engineering officials, Working agencies and every worker need to be appreciated and thanked. Along with the Chief Minister, Ministers Yerraballi Dayakar Rao, Koppula Eswar, Chief Secretary SK Joshi, MP Sri Santosh Kumar, Engineer in Chief Muralidhar Rao, Venkateswarlu, Mega company Directors Krishna Reddy, Srinivas Reddy several MPs and MLAs were present.