KCR to visit Ramagundam today: 17th May

Ramagundam/Warangal: Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao will visit National Thermational Thermal Power Corporation Limited, Ramagundam on Saturday to inspect the progress of ongoing works of the Telangana Super Thermal Power Project which was meant to fulfill the requirements of the State allotted under the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act.

After inspecting the works, the Chief Minister will conduct a review meeting with JENCO officials and direct them for completion of works as early as possible. The Chief Minister will stay at NTPC on Saturday and proceed to Jayashankar Bhupalpalli district on Sunday.

On the other hand, elaborate arrangements have been made by the Jayashankar-Bhupalpally district police for the visit of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who will inspect the ongoing work on Kannepalli pump house and Medigadda barrage, components of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP), on Sunday.

Superintendent of Police R Bhaskaran, who visited the project construction sites on Friday, supervised the security arrangements. He asked the police to be vigilant to avoid any untoward incident during the visit of the Chief Minister. In view of recent disturbances in Maoist-infested areas - Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, the police beefed up the security in the region. The police pressed bomb disposal squads into service to have a thorough check of the region.

The Chief Minister who is keen to operationalise the project by ensuing lifting of 3 TMC Feet of water during the ensuing monsoon season has decided to monitor the situation personally. The wet run at Kannepalli which was scheduled on May 8 was cancelled due to technical issues. Now, it's expected that the wet run would be conducted on Sunday in the presence of CM.

KCR is expected to offer prayers at the Kaleshwara Mukteshwara Swamy temple in Kaleshwaram before heading to Kannepalli pump house, followed by Medigadda barrage.

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