AP Deputy CM released water to KC canal
Deputy Chief Minister Amzadh Basha SB has released water from Adinimmayapalle Anecut to Kurnool-Cuddapah canal(KC) for agriculture operations in the current Kharif season.
Kadapa: Deputy Chief Minister Amzadh Basha SB has released water from Adinimmayapalle Anecut to Kurnool-Cuddapah canal(KC) for agriculture operations in the current Kharif season.
This water release would be continued in various stages up to till the conclusion of Kharif season in the district.
Farmers are growing crops around 2.25 lakh acres under KC canal in Kharif apart from paddy is in 1.25 lakh acres being grown in the manuals like Duvvuru, Chapadu, Khajipet, Mydukuru, Kamalapuram in Mydukuru, Kamalapuram constituencies.
This time farmers who proposed to grown paddy in a big way disappointed a lot following poor rainfall recorded in June, and July months. But wide rains which are occurring in Telangana, North Andhra, East, West Godavari districts for the last couple of weeks brought cheers on the faces of farmers as there was sufficient Krishna water is being available in Srisailam Dam helps farmers irrigating crops under KC canal.
According to the sources presently government is proposed to release 10,000 cusecs of water from Srisailam Reservoir to KC canal every day. If the same flood situation continued for some more there will be a possibility of releasing water to Subsidy Reservoir-1, Subsidy Reservoir-2, of Brahmam Sagar, through Velugodu reservation reservoir, and also Right and Left canals of Gandikota Lift Irrigation Scheme.
"We disappointed a lot as there was no sufficient rainfall recorded in the current Kharif. But unexpected rains occurring other places in the state turned boon for us as we are high hopes of securing good profits in cultivation". said R. Rama Krishna Reddy of Duvvuru Mandal.
Joint Director of Agriculture J. Murali Krishna said agriculture operations are being conducted in 2.25 lakh acres against total 3.5lakh Hector's crop area during Kharif under KC canal in the district. Apart from paddy is largely being grown around 1.25 lakh acres in Mydukuru, Kamalapuram, Kadapa constituencies in the district. He said three was no problem in supplying water for agriculture operations.