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Approval comes for Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project of Telangana

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has given its approval for the Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project of Telangana.
Approval comes for Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project of Telangana
  • The project would be completed in three years and would lead to submergence of about 1,930-hectare area and 157 villages.

About the Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project:

  • The Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project aims to divert Godavari river water to irrigate 2.72 lakh hectares in three districts of Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam and Mahabubabad districts of Telangana.
  • The water from River Godavari will be diverted from the upstream of existing Dummugudem Anicut barrage.
  • Head regulator would be constructed at Dummugudem Anicut on Godavari river and lined canal of about 372 km would be constructed.

Aim of the Project:

  • The project aims to provide water for irrigation as well as to enroute tanks, villages, towns and supplement some of the existing/ proposed irrigation.

Question:

Q. The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has given its approval for which project of Telangana?
a. Sri Rama Lift Irrigation Project
b. Sri Krishna Rama Lift Irrigation Project
c. Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project
d. Radhey Shyam Lift Irrigation Project
Approval comes for Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project of Telangana Approval comes for Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project of Telangana Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 17, 2019 Rating: 5

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