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Kaleswaram project: Centre gives nod for use of forest land

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The Centre today accorded clearances for making use of 7,920 acres of forest land for the construction of Kaleswaram irrigation project in Telangana, the state said here.

The Ministry of Environment gave the clearance for the land use, a release from the Chief Minister's Office said.

The state had earlier requested the Centre for forest clearance for the construction of barrages, tunnels, canals as well as all reservoirs, including the Mallanna Sagar, it said.

Chief Minister expressed happiness over the Centre giving clearances and complimented the state officials for their efforts, the release added.

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 20:32 IST