CM Jagan to tour Prakasam district to review Veligonda irrigation project on Thursday
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will visit the Prakasam district on Thursday to review the Veligonda irrigation project.
The project, which was started in 2004 is scheduled to be complete it's the first phase by July 15, 2020. As per the statistical report, the project ha consumed 5107 crores so far while 3480 crores still required to complete the project to provide water for 4,47,000 acres of irrigation land. While the 43.5 TMC of water from the Krishna river will be released to the Veligonda project.
The project aims to provide irrigation water to 4.47 lakh acres in Kadapa, Prakasam and Nellore districts and drinking water to 15 lakh people.