Telangana - 2,500 cusecs released from Nagarjuna Sagar to elevate water woes

On Monday, april 1, authorities in the former nalgonda district released 2,500 cusecs of water from the nagarjuna sagar reservoir to avoid a drinking water scarcity. The action occurred shortly after Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) president and former chief minister K. chandrasekhar Rao visited the erstwhile nalgonda district and viewed the parched farm area on Sunday.

On Sunday, march 31, the state government also issued an order releasing water for irrigation from the gayatri Bahubali pump house.
The decision was taken after state irrigation minister N reddy NALAMADA' target='_blank' title='uttam kumar reddy-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW">uttam kumar reddy and chief minister revanth reddy were notified by congress politician Medipally Sathyam, the mla for the Choppadandi seat.
Telangana is in dire need of water to irrigate standing crops during the Rabi season since all of the state's main reservoirs are drying up as a result of persistent consumption and a lack of rainfall.
A revanth reddy, the chief minister of the state, had earlier pushed the authorities to take the required action to prevent the water crisis in Hyderabad.

In a report to the telangana government on march 27, the agricultural department stated that the state was getting closer to a drought-like condition as a result of less rainfall during the northeast monsoon season.
The northeast monsoon's actual rainfall from october to december was 52.70 mm, or a shortfall of -53.45%, compared to the report's data, which shows an average normal rainfall of 113.20 mm.

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