In a significant development, the Centre has given all necessary permissions for the Kaleshwaram project in Telangana.
A meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee of the CWC in Delhi completed according all the permissions for the prestigious project, paving the way for speedy completion of the works.
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao extended thanks to the Centre for the gesture.
The Kaleshwaram project has set a record by becoming the first-ever project in the country to get all permissions in a year, including the most important hydrology and environmental clearance. The permissions will enable the government to attain its goal of bringing one crore acres under irrigation and turning the North Telangana districts into a green bed.