Polavaram irrigation project to be completed by 2018

Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Minister D Umamaheswara Rao has said that the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project conferring benefits to upland areas of Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna districts, is expected to be completed by 2018.

He also assured that all works on the right bank canal of the project will be finished by June 2017.

“The state government is taking all necessary steps to complete the Polavaram project by 2018. Works on the right bank canal of Polavaram project will be completed by June next year providing drinking as well as irrigation water to East Godavari and Visakhapatnam districts of the state,” Rao told reporters yesterday at the ‘Anam Kala Kendra’ in Kakinada.



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