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Telangana CM to visit irrigation projects from Jan 1

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would visit various ongoing irrigation projects in the state beginning January 1 to review their progress.

On December 31, a team of retired engineers led by chief engineer (retired) Shyam Prasad will visit pump houses of Medigadda, Sundhilla and Annaram barrages under the ambitious Kaleshwaram Project to take stock of the progress of the project works, according to an official release.

They would apprise the chief minister about the project works.

On January, 1 the team will visit Palamuru-Rangareddy, Dindi irrigation projects and on January 2 the Seeta Rama project and other surrounding areas, it said.

Rao, after attending the swearing in ceremony of Chief Justice of Telangana and other judges on January 1, would leave for Kaleshwaram Project from here.

The CM will examine the construction of pump houses of Medigadda, Sundhilla and Annaram barrages.

On January 2, the chief minister will visit Sriram Sagar project which is taken up under Kaleshwaram and examine the progress of the rejuvenation works and surrounding sites.

He will also visit the pump house sites of Rajeshwarrao pet and Rampur, it said.

The team of engineers would submit their report to the chief minister who would hold a review meeting on the ongoing irrigation projects at Pragathi Bhavan either on January 3 or January 4, the release said.

KCR, as Rao is popularly known, presided over a high-level review meeting at Pragathi Bhavan Saturday on subjects of irrigation projects, conduct of medical camps and Panchayat elections and budget formation, it said.

Another official release quoted Rao as saying that top priority would be accorded to the medical health and education sectors in the state.

The CM has instructed officials to hold medical camps and also instructed them to record the health profile of each and every individual after conducting all types of diagnostic tests.

Based on the profile of every individual, the health status of Telangana should be prepared, Rao said.

The CM further asked the officials of the Finance department to examine whether to present a vote on account budget or a full-fledged budget for the next financial year, when Lok Sabha polls are due, in view of the possibility of the Central government presenting a vote on account budget, as per the release.

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First Published: Sun, December 30 2018. 17:00 IST