KEK calls for action plan to mitigate water scarcity

Kurnool district is reeling under acute water scarcity, said Deputy Chief Minister K.E.
Krishnamurthy on Sunday and directed Rural Water Supply officials to study the situation in all the gram panchayats and habitations in the district and forward a plan of action.
Addressing a review meeting with constituency in charges and officials in the Collectorate conference hall here, Mr. Krishnamurthy said Sunkesula dam dried up and asked the officials to explore alternative sources to mitigate the water shortage.
Ms. Akhilapriya directed restoration of Srirangapuram comprehensive protected water supply scheme to supply drinking water to eight villages.
Rajya Sabha member T.G.
Venkatesh sought an action plan to store Tungabhadra water in the Sunkesula dam as a permanent measure to mitigate water scarcity.
He suggested construction of ORHS tanks in all villages.
Vijayamohan had assured sanction of funds if proposals were forwarded.
Mohan Reddy, Kodumur MLA Mani Gandhi, Srisailam MLA B. Rajasekhar Reddy, Yemmiganur MLA B. Jayanageswara Reddy, former ministers K.E.
Prabhakar and Erasu Pratap Reddy and constituency in charges apprised the Deputy Chief Minister of the water woes in their areas.

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