Inexperienced nod for Telangana’s Rs 13,384 cr Sita Ram Irrigation challenge
The challenge, which is anticipated to be accomplished in three years, would result in submergence of about 1,930 hectare space and 157 villages consisting of 9,696 households are prone to be affected, the official added.
“An Professional Appraisal Committee has already given approval for the Sita Rama Carry Irrigation Undertaking. Primarily based on the EAC advice, Union Surroundings Ministry has given the ultimate atmosphere clearance (EC) for a similar,” the official mentioned.
The EC is legitimate for 10 years. After 5 years of the commissioning of the challenge, the state authorities ought to undertake a examine by an impartial company to evaluate the affect on atmosphere and downstream ecology, the official added.
As per the proposal, the elevate irrigation challenge will divert Godavari river water from upstream of current Dummugudem Anicut to irrigate 2,72,921 hectare of Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam and Mahabubabad districts of Telangana.
The target of the challenge is to offer water for irrigation in addition to to enroute tanks, villages, cities and complement a few of the current/ proposed irrigation schemes.
About 8,476.84 hectare land is required for the challenge, which is estimated to value about Rs 13,384.80 crore and is anticipated to be accomplished in three years, the official mentioned.