Bijapur: Karnataka Government has submitted
a report to the Centre seeking financial assistance for
desilting of Dhoni and Benni rivers in the state, Minister for
Water Resources Basavaraj Bommai said on Tuesday.
The Centre has promised to consider the request, he told
mediapersons after inspecting various on-going irrigation
projects in the district.
He said the government has set 2012 as the deadline to
complete all the projects under implementation in the Krishna
River valley and initiate steps to prepare reports on projects
to be taken up to utilise its water share under "B" Scheme.
The state awaited the tribunal verdict on the sharing of
surplus Krishna river water, Bommai said.