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Godavari water supply through Kaleswaram Project by this year “ Transco CMD

Hyderabad, Jan 10 (UNI) Telangana State Transco and Genco Chairman and Managing Director Devulapalli Prabhakar Rao on Friday announced that works on supplying Godavari water through Kaleswaram Project till Konda Pochamma Sagar through pumping from this year has been getting ready on a war-footing.
In a statement, Prabhakar said that as per the target fixed by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, construction of the all the pump houses in all phases from Rajarajeswara Swamy (Mid Maneru) Reservoir would be completed and water should be pumped from this year onwards.
He said that from the next year, 3 TMC of water from Medigadda to Yellampally, 2 TMC of water from Mid Maneru to Mallanna Sagar will be supplied and for this all the required power network will be put in place.
Prabhakar Rao, who visited pump houses under the Kaleswaram project and inspected, held review meeting with the officials concerned.
He held discussions with the Siemen Company representatives who were setting up the Pump Houses.
The CMD visited and inspected among others, Ananta Sagar (Package 10), Ranganayaka Sagar (Package 11), Mallanna Sagar (Package 12), Pump Houses and Sub Stations. 424 MW capacity (106X4) Ananata Sagar Pumps, 536 MW Capacity Ranganayaka Sagar ( 134.8 X4) Pumps are ready to pump the water.
The CMD expressed satisfaction over progress of works.
Electricity works for the four pumps in 344 MW Capacity (43X8) Mallanna Sagar Pump House were completed. Works on four other pumps are progressing.
To supply power to these pumps, construction of the electric Sub Station and power supply lines have almost been completed, he said and instructed the officials concerned to fix the other four pumps by end of this month.
Prabhakar also said that works are going on a war footing to lift 3 TMC of water from Medigadda from next year as desired by the Chief Minister.
He said measures are taken to lift 3 TMC of water before the deadline and power supply works are also taken up on war footing to achieve this.
Along with the CMD, Transco Joint Managing Director C Srinivasa Rao, Director Surya Prakash, Executive Director Prabhakar Rao, Irrigation Advisor Penta Reddy and others were present.
UNI KNR GK 2337
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