The TS Government has named of restoration of ponds in telangana as Mission Kakatiya as a praise to the Kakatiya family, Kakatiya faimily rulers builted a large irrigation ponds in Telangana state.
The CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao, on March 12th 2015 Mission Kakatiya Program Launched at at Sadashivanagar mandal, Nizamabad district
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Mission Kakatiya with tagline of “Mana Vooru Mana Cheruvu” along with the programme title.
There are Totally 45,000 ponds in Telangana state in these 1500 ponds are estimated to renovated soon, and About 9,000 ponds will be restored every year and the project will beginning in March 2015
For Mission Kakatiya Tenders will be call up and start from 3rd week of this November 2014.
CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao planning to get funds for Mission kakatiya from Central Government, World Bank and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
The Telangana state Government in First (1st) Budget Announced Rs 2000 crores for Irrigation Department to renovate the rivers for this Year by Finance Minister Etela Rajender.
-Estimated project cost is Rs 22,000 crore
-Total number of tanks proposed to be restored in five years: 46,631
-Target for 2014-15: 9,300 tanks
-Total water to be stored on restoration of tanks: 265 tmc
-Silt removal and silt application
-Restoration of feeder channel to the tank (part of chain of tanks)
-Re-sectioning of irrigation channels and repairs.
-Repairs to bund, weir and sluices.
-Raising of Full Tank Level wherever possible.
-Protection from encroachments.
The Reasons to start Mission Kakatiya in Telangana
Telangana Farmers lost crops due to poor monsoon in this year in Mahaboobnagar, Nalgonda, Khammam and Adilabad Districts in Telangana State.
The Renovation Works Ponds in Telangana begins from the third week of December and completes it by May end
Telangana State Irrigation adviser to the Telangana government R. Vidyasagar Rao said about Kakatiya Mission Only low level ponds or Tanks will be identified for restoration work in December.
Full Ponds restoration work should be started between March and May