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YS Jagan Mohan Reddy seeks cost effective plan 29.6.2019
Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday stressed on the need for providing water for irrigation in the Telugu states at a lower cost. Stating that Telangana and AP states were like one, he felt this should be taken to the people in both states. He felt that the step taken by AP and Telangana with regard to resolving issues among themselves in a cordial and friendly atmosphere should become an ideal for others to follow in the country. While speaking at the joint meeting of chief ministers, Mr Reddy said that during the earlier meetings with the Telangana CM they had decided to work out a strategy to provide water to people in both the states at a lower cost. He felt that in view of depletion of water availability in Krishna River, there was a dire need for both the states to work out an alternative. Maintaining that water availability would  further deplete in the years to come, he said both state governments had firmly resolved to utilise water from Godavari River ...
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KCR, Jagan Mohan Reddy plan to link Godavari with Krishna river 29.6.2019
Hyderabad: Chief Ministers K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy decided on Friday to divert water from the Godavari river to the Krishna river basin. The TS and AP CMs decided to work together and end the water woes of the Telugu states. Officials of both states will meet on Saturday to find a solution to bifurcation-related problems. A joint statement released from Pragathi Bhavan, the venue of their meeting, stated that the Chief Ministers vowed to work together to supply water to every nook and cranny of both states to meet the requirements for drinking, irrigation and industrial needs. It was agreed to divert Godavari water into the Srisailam and Nagarjunasagar reservoirs. From there, water will be let into the Palamuru-Nalgonda area in Telangana state and Rayalaseema in AP. The decision was taken in the wake of depleting water reserves in the Krishna river. During the meeting, the engineers-in-chief of both states were asked to study the feasibility of diverting Godavari waters to the two ...
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YS Jagan Mohan Reddy plans to hold all-party meet on water 29.6.2019
Hyderabad: AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is of the opinion that he should hold an all party meeting or experts" meeting to discuss the proposals made by the Telangana government on maximum utilisation of Godavari and Krishna waters by both Telugu states. He was speaking during his discussion with Telangana state CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao on pending inter-state issues at Pragati Bhavan on Friday. There is no dispute over maximum utilisation of Godavari and Krishna waters by both states and this was agreed in principle by both Chief Ministers. The main issue was taking the projects in order of priority and project location. In the past, in combined AP, political parties expressed different views over the construction of irrigation projects. After the state"s bifurcation, such issues have become more sensitive. Sources close to Mr Reddy said, "In the meeting with Mr Rao, he listened to all the proposals before taking a final decision on these issues. Mr Jagan is planning to hold ...
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Assam to implement ‘Har Khet Ko Pani’ to cover 1.4 lakh bigha farm land 28.6.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Irrigation Department of the Government of Assam would soon implement surface minor irrigation scheme named ‘Har Khet Ko Pani’ in the state for improving farm productivity and ensure better utilisation of water resources. This initiative to increase access to ground water would be implemented under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana and will cover 14 ...
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Hyderabad: 'Smart' farming is the way ahead, say experts 26.6.2019
Hyderabad: With the Telangana state government advising farmers to to choose less water-consuming crops because of the unpredictable climatic conditions, agricultural scientists believe that farmers have to shift from indigenous techniques to smart farming. The meteorological department data shows that monsoon contributes to 70 per cent annual rainfall of the country but due to erratic monsoons, farmers have been witnessing loss of crops. According to studies, the demand for high-quality, protein and nutrient-rich food has increased annually as the global population is on pace to reach 9 billion by 2050. In order to meet the increasing demand for grains, farmers require a smarter way to plan their agriculture. Mr John McDermott, agriculture and nutrition expert who was in the city for the Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) conference, told this newspaper, "Smart farming also involves managing the risks in agriculture. We often see the prices of pulses fluctuating a lot whereas prices of ...
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Tamil Nadu seeks immediate release of Cauvery water from Karmatala 25.6.2019
New Delhi: Tamil Nadu on Tuesday demanded release of the entire quantity of 9.19 TMC feet of water for June and 31.24 TMC feet of water for July from Karnataka. The demand was made by Tamil Nadu at a meeting of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) here when the state sought the Authority's directions to Karnataka in this regard. Tamil Nadu also demanded that Karnataka should thereafter release water for the remaining months as per the pattern of releases prescribed by the Cauvery River Tribunal and modified by the judgement of the Supreme Court for the irrigation season/water year 2019-20. The state said that it could not open Mettur Dam on the scheduled date of June 12 this year too for Cauvery Delta Irrigation due to non-release of water by Karnataka and poor storage in Mettur Dam. It maintained that Cauvery Water Management Authority, in its third meeting, had resolved that Karnataka should release the prescribed quantity for the month of June--9.19 TMC feet of water--to Tamil ...
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Maharashtra minister urges farmers to not think about suicide 22.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Maharashtra has witnessed 12,021 farmer suicides during the last four years.
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Tamil Nadu seeks special package of Rs 1,000 cr to address water crisis 22.6.2019 PTI: All news
Tamil Nadu seeks special package of Rs 1,000 cr to address water crisis
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K Chandrasekhar Rao says Devendra Fadnavis was key factor 22.6.2019
Hyderabad: It was a historic moment when Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao switched on the sixth (lucky number for him) motor at Kannepalli pump house and a few minutes later, the water from the river Godavari started flowing into the gravity canal, marking the success of the world"s largest lift irrigation project, Kaleshwaram. After inaugurating the bridge constructed across the Godavari between Telangana and Maharashtra states, Mr Rao, Governor E.S.L Narasimhan and Chief Ministers Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and Devendra Fadnavis went up to the Maharashtra border by car and on to the bridge. The project was completed in a record time and envisages lifting at least 2 tmc ft of water every day over a height of half a kilometre to cater to the irrigation, drinking and industrial needs. The inauguration began with Mr Rao and his wife Shobha taking part in the Jalashaya Prathisthanga Yagam and Jalakankalpa Maho-tsava Yagam at Mediga-dda and Kannepalli performed by Sringeri Sharada Peetham priests to ...
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K Chandrasekhar Rao's dream project becomes a reality 22.6.2019 deccanchronicle.com
CM switches on motor with lucky no.
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KCR inaugurates Rs 80,000 crore mega irrigation project 21.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Rs 80,000 crore project built on Godavari river originates in Maharashtra, flows through Telangana and merges with the sea in Andhra.
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Kaleshwaram gates to be opened today 21.6.2019
WARANGAL: Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao"s dream project, touted as the world"s largest multi-stage lift irrigation project, the Kaleshwaram project is going to be commissioned on Friday. The CM will dedicate the project to the farmers of the state at Kannepalli in Jayashankar Bhupalpally district in the presence of his Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh counterparts Mr Devendra Fadnavis and Mr Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy along with Telangana Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan. The project which envisages irrigation of 45 lakh acres of land for two crops in a year besides meeting 70 per cent of the drinking water requirement of the state was made functional in record time after the Mr Rao laid the foundation stone of the project on May 2, 2016. Health minister Etela Rajender who was overseeing the arrangements at Medigadda for the inaugural ceremony on Thursday said that Chief Minister Mr Rao would reach Medigadda from Hyderabad at 8:30 am. He would receive the guests from neighbouring states at 10:30 ...
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Karimnagar: Late monsoon delays kharif sowing, farmers worried 21.6.2019
Karimnagar: Farmers in undivided Karimnagar district have yet to begin sowing in the kharif season, due to the delay in the monsoons. Usually, by the first week of June, agricultural operations such as ploughing of fields, levelling of soil, removing of weeds, applying fertilizers and sowing seeds should be.   Farmers in undivided Karminagar district are worried over the delay in the rains and that the late sowing of seeds will result in poor yielding of crops. "Anticipating rain after the first week of June, I have sown cotton seeds in six acres of land. If the region gets rain, the seeds and fertilizers which I applied will be saved, Otherwise, I will incur a huge loss," said Thirupathaiah, a farmer from Ramadagu mandal. In 2016-17 the undivided Karimnagar district recorded 1,266.02 mm rain, in 2017-18 it received 701.8 mm rainfall and in 2018-19 as much as 705.04 mm rainfall was recorded. The forecast of normal monsoon by the weather office has kept hopes of a bountiful harvest this ...
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Congress divided on Kaleshwaram project 20.6.2019
Hyderabad: Congress MLA T. Jaya Prakash Reddy, also kno-wn as Jagga Reddy, said he will attend the launch of the Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project and sees nothing wrong in Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy attending as well. This issue has shown up the differences within the Congress as two days ago  Congress Legislative Party leader Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka had opposed the Kaleshwaram project and had written to the AP Chief Minister requesting him not to attend the function. Mr Vikramarka said that Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao changed the design of the project and named it Kaleshwaram, when the late Congress Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy had called it the Pranahitha-Chevella. He said that by redesigning the project, the TRS government had indulged in corrupt practices. He said that if Mr Reddy attends the launch, it will indicate that he supports the irregularities of the TRS government. Speaking to the media on Wednesday, Mr Jaya Prakash Reddy said that ...
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Meeting on alternative means of livelihood 19.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meeting on alternative means of livelihood
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T'gana govt to inaugurate Kaleswaram lift irrigation project on June 21 19.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
This is the first project, which has received full permission from the Centre.
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KCR to skip party chiefs' meet convened by PM, deputes son 19.6.2019 PTI: All news
KCR to skip party chiefs' meet convened by PM, deputes son
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Budget will take Maharashtra forward in difficult times: CM 19.6.2019 PTI: All news
Budget will take Maharashtra forward in difficult times: CM
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Telugu Desam faults KCR for inviting Jagan to KLIS inauguration 19.6.2019
Karimnagar: Telugu Desam district unit president Mr Ambati Joji Reddy on Tuesday he questioned the Chief Minister"s decision in inviting Mr Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy who had not just opposed the construction of the Kaleshwaram project but also did dharna in Kurnool. Speaking to the media at the party office in Karim-nagar, Mr Joji Reddy came down heavily on Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao for inviting AP CM, Mr Jagan Mohan Reddy and Maha-rashtra Chief Mini-ster, Mr Devendra Fadnavis for the inaugural ceremony of KLIS. Mr Joji Reddy said that during separate Telangana movement, Mr Chandra-shekar Rao fought against the Andhra leaders alleging that they robbed water, funds and jobs of Telangana people and provoked the people against them. And now he was inviting the same leaders to Telan-gana; what could be the reason behind this, he wondered. He also asked the purpose of inaugurating such a project which did not have enough water. He further added that it was the Maharashtra Gover-nment that had ...
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CM for early approval for projects under Forest Conservation Act 17.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal The Chief Minister Kamal Nath suggested the Niti Ayog that at present, for public utility projects, the approval can be granted by State Govt under the Forest Conservation Act 1980. Citing the reason Nath said that Madhya Pradesh has put in untiring efforts for conservation of forests. Resultantly, the state has about […]
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