AP’s river-linking project finished in a year, enters Limca Book of Records

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh’s mega river-linking enterprise, commonly known as ‘Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Scheme’ has entered the Limca Information of Knowledge.

According to a report in The Newsminute, the enterprise has entered the file e-book for being achieved inside a 12 months.

The enterprise interlinks the Godavari river and Krishna river in AP’s West Godavari district.

It was declared "the first and fastest such irrigation project in the country to be completed in time, without any budget enhancements," talked about the report.

On Twitter, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu talked about on Friday, "Proud to see Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Project make it to the Limca Book of records."

The enterprise seeks to meet the irrigation and consuming water desires of drought-prone Rayalaseema space inside the state, talked about the report.

The state had talked about that about 3000 TMC of Godavari water flows away into the Bay of Bengal yearly, whereas there could also be very a lot much less water inside the Krishna.

The Pattiseema Carry Irrigation Scheme, will take water from Godavari's correct monetary establishment, near the Pattisam village, and drop it into the Polavaram enterprise's correct canal, talked about the report.

The enterprise will allow drawing 120 TMC ft (thousand million cubic toes) water from Godavari and launch it into the Krishna, thus altering the face of every Rayalaseema and the Krishna delta.

Growth of dams in upstream Karnataka has launched drought into the Krishna delta, thought-about the rice bowl of Andhra, talked about the report.

Megha Engineering Infrastructure Restricted (MEIL) has achieved the first half work in decrease than six months.

Whereas the enterprise was first visualised methodology once more inside the 1950s, and revived all through the AB Vajpayee authorities, it has been achieved solely now.

But it surely absolutely has moreover confronted opposition from many political occasions inside the state, and displaced households, talked about the report.