Centre Gives ‘Green’ Nod for Kaleshwaram Project in Telangana

The Telangana state government’s prestigious Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS) has finally got the Green Nod from central government.

The expert appraisal committee (EAC) of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest recommended the “proposal for grant of environmental clearance” in its meeting held in Delhi. The green nod for the project will be a big boost to the state government.

Salient features of the Project-
  1. Total catchment area of the project: 36,35,437 hectares,
  2. Project likely to  generate 1,480 lakh cubic metres muck,
  3. Compensatory afforestation will be taken up in 5,333.817 hectares.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Telangana CM- K Chandrasekhar Rao, Governor- E.S.L. Narasimhan (Add. Charge.)
Source- DD News

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