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Dindi project in Telangana named after Vidyasagar Rao

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The government today decided to name Dindi scheme in district after late irrigation expert R Vidyasagar Rao.

The has instructed the Irrigation department to call the project henceforth as R Vidyasagar Rao Dindi Scheme, a release from the Chief Minister's office said.

"Vidyasagar Rao had highlighted the injustices done to in the irrigation sector. His life's ambition was to provide safe drinking water to the fluoride-affected district and provide water to the arid lands in the region," it said.

"We are making rapid strides in the irrigation sector in tune with the dreams of Vidyasagar Rao," the release added.

It is befitting that the Dindi Scheme in his native district is named after him, the release quoted ChiefMinister K Chandrasekhar Rao as saying.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 15:15 IST