Jagan Mohan Reddy seeks National Project Status for Dummagudem
August 21, 2014 - Hyderabad
YSRCP president and leader of the Opposition in AP Assembly YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in a letter addressed to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sought hit to take up the Jyothirao Phule Dummagudem Nagarjunasagar Tail Pond Irrigation Project as a National Project in the best interests of both the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Jagan Reddy said that two lift irrigation projects envisaged provision of water for irrigating nearly four lakh acres in Khammam and Warangal districts of Telangna, and also West Godavari and Krishna districts of Andhra Pradesh. He said that the two rivers ran through undivided AP and said downstream, an estimated 2000 tmc of water would go to sea through Dowlesawaram.