Minister for Forests, Environment, Science and Technology Sidda Raghava Rao after laying the foundation stone for a lift irrigation scheme in Marella village on Monday
Ongole: The minister for forests, environment, science and technology Sidda Raghava Rao announced that the government is working with an aim to provide water for drinking and agriculture purposes without any problems.He inaugurated the 33/11KV electrical substation at Sankarapuram village built with Rs. 1.70 crore and laid the foundation stone for a lift irrigation scheme with a budget of Rs. 47 crore in Marella village in Darsi assembly constituency on Monday.
He said that the government has taken up the Neeru Pragati programme to induce confidence and hope in the farmers about conservation of water.Raghava Rao said that the government is providing seven hours electricity for agriculture purposes as a solution to the plight of the farmers. He ordered the Mundlamuru SE to install transformers in the mandal to supply quality electricity to the customers.