Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao holds an image of a building which he explained was not the plan for the new Assembly as education minister G. Jagadish Reddy looks on. Upon hearing of reports that the TS government wanted to construct a new Assembly, many people were sending him designs but nothing had been finalised, he said.
Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday said that the Cabinet had unanimously resolved to maintain cordial and friendly relations with neighbouring states.
He said that in view of the change of government in Andhra Pradesh and his meetings with AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Cabinet after a lengthy discussions had decided to have friendly relation with Andhra Pradesh.
Stating that it was sweet news for people of both Telugu states, he stated that during his meeting with Mr Reddy on Monday at Vijayawada, “The young Chief Minister was very eager in providing water for irrigation to the land in the dry areas of the state.”
Keeping in view the desire of both states to provide irrigation to the maximum possible extent of land, the Cabinet has decided to make use of every drop of water available in the Krishna and Godavari rivers.
Mr Rao explained that as per the Bachawat award, 1,480 tmc ft (thousand million cubic feet) of assured water in the Godavari river and 811 tmc ft in the Krishna river was allocated to the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh. The undivided state was also authorised to use the surplus water in both rivers as it was located in the tail-end of both the rivers.
He said that every year around 4,500 tmc ft of water of both the rivers were going waste into the Bay of Bengal during the flood season as per the records of the Central Water Commission.
He said both states had agreed to constitute a joint delegation of officials to study ways and means to utilise the water in the two rivers. The first meeting of the officers will be held in Hyderabad on June 27 and next meeting in Vijayawada.
Mr Rao said that with the friendly approach with of Maharashtra and Karnataka, the Telangana state government could build the Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project. It had exchanged drinking water with Karnataka thrice in the last four years, he said.
Taking jab at Mr Rao, Mr Arvind asked why he was trying to rush the municipal polls if he isn’t intimidated by the BJP or Mr Modi.
Cultivation done on 8L acres in Old Adilabad and 3L acres in new district.
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the HCA, which would be held on July 21, is expected to deliberate the issue.
Rao said the CM has succeeded in completing the Project because he emerged as a leader from the mass movement.
The DRF personnel entered the well and took the kitten out with the help of a rope.
Monsoon inflows had begun at Yellampally and it would also get water from its own catchment area.
The ACB is likely to probe the role of at least half a dozen officials including ESI director Devika Rani in the alleged swindle of Rs 200 crore.
He said it was unethical for the court to issue orders without considering Section 6.
Entails integration of databases and penalty for officials.
A new law lifting the per-country cap is before the US Senate and India is hoping that the number allotted to it will then increase.
The case was adjourned to July 22 for submissions from the Telangana government on the petitions.
Meanwhile, Anish Bhanwala claimed the gold medal in 25m rapid fire pistol category.