The Telangana state CM KCR has proposed to build a world’s largest telangana water grid project plan in the state. this project aim to supply drinking water needs of all the towns and villages in the state. The proposed pipeline would have 5,227 kms of main trunk line, 45,809 kms of secondary network and 75,000 kms of distributary network.
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The grid, which will use 160 TMC ft (thousand million cubic feet) water, will be completed in four years, said Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao in Karimnagar.
Winding up his day-long visit, the chief minister said the grid would use 80 TMC ft each from Godavari and Krishna rivers. All ongoing drinking water projects will be integrated into the proposed project.
The chief minister announced that 10 percent of water from all existing and new irrigation projects will be allocated for the grid and another 10 percent for industry.
KCR, as Rao is popularly known, said the grid would be modeled on the lines of similar project undertaken in Gujarat. The state legislators and officials will visit Gujarat to study the project there.
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