The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project which is one of the world’s largest multi stage and multi purpose lift irrigation scheme, was inaugurated by Telangana Chief Minister in Jayashankar-Bhupalapally district of Telangana.
The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project envisages irrigation over 37 lakh acres of new and existing ayacut in 21 districts of the State.
Source: The Hindu
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/IBPS RRB Mains:
- Chief Minister of Telangana: K. Chandrashekar Rao, Governor: E. S. L. Narasimhan.
- Ayacut is the area served by an irrigation project such as a canal, dam or a tank.