3 lakh hectares of land in East Godavari to be irrigated: Reddy

Last Updated: Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 17:35

Rajahmundry: Three lakh hectares of land in East Godavari district will be irrigated by March, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy announced Sunday.
"Water will be provided to three lakh acres by March this
year in East Godavari district," Reddy said after inaugurating the Indira Jala Prabha scheme at Vajrakutam village under Gollaprolu mandal of the district.

" 1,231 acres of land has been brought under cultivation in
the district and 69 bore-wells dug up under the Rs 1,800 crore `Indira Jala Prabha` scheme.
The chief minister was accompanied by Union Minister Jairam Ramesh, state Home Minister Sabita Indra Reddy and others.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 17:31
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