While the government has sanctioned Rs 313 crore for restoration of 824 tanks under Mission Kakatiya second phase in the district, administrative sanction would soon be accorded to another 253 tanks, irrigation minister T Harish Rao has said.
He was in the district to inaugurate the second phase of Mission Kakatiya by commencing the restoration works of the Padmakshi temple’s ‘Gundam’ on Thursday. The restoration works have been taken up at the cost of Rs 90.82 lakh.
Mission Kakatiya second phase Works
On the occasion, the minister announced that the week-long celebrations of the prestigious Mission Kakatiya programme would be held in the first week of April.
Harish Rao lauded the efforts of officials in the successful implementation of Mission Kakatiya’s phase I in the district.
“Warangal remained the best in the state in the restoration of tanks under Mission Kakatiya phase I,” Harish Rao said.
Stating that the programme has received international recognition, he said that the government is according priority to tanks in urban areas following the directions of Chief Minister.
The Irrigation minister also directed the officials concerned to accelerate the process of land acquisition for the Devadula Lift Irrigation scheme and added that Rs 2,500 crore would be spent on the project.