Management of water resources key for development of state: Naidu
AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu released fifth White Paper on Natural Resources Management in the state from last four and half years of TDP ruling, on...
Amaravati: AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu released fifth White Paper on "Natural Resources Management" in the state from last four and half years of TDP ruling, on Thursday at Undavalli in Guntur district.
On this occasion, he said that natural resources management is vital for industrial development like setting up of Steel Plant at Kadapa, Kia Motors in Anantapur and others.
We dont realize the importance of the water when we have access, but those who have been suffering with water scarcity only realize it, he added. He said that the people in the Rayalaseema region have been suffering with the water scarcity. But, because of the water management, the horticulture sector performed excellent in Rayalaseema.
He said that the state government has been implementing a vision on water management.
Properly maintained water resources both on surface and ground water. If the water in the ground water go beyond 8 meters of the depth then there will be problem. Hence we used them judiciously in the state.
We have dug farm ponds and established a water network with the available ponds. Constructed check dams and achieved interlinking of rivers.
Pattiseema and Purushottapatnam helped in diverting Godavari water.
We have been giving highest priority to interlinking of rivers.