Sabita Indra Reddy inaugurates Mandal Parishad Office building

Kakinada: Minister for Mines and Geology Sabita Indra Reddy, who is also the district incharge Minister, has said that 50,000 acres under Pushkara project and 10,000 acres under Surampalem project would come under assured irrigation during the current year itself.

Addressing a public meeting after inaugurating the Mandal Parishad Office building constructed at a cost of Rs. 31 lakhs at Yelesweram on Saturday, she said that a total of 7.5 lakh acres additional ayacut would receive water from the new irrigation projects. She said that the process to recruit as many as 7,000 linemen had already begun.

Beyond doubt

She claimed that people were disillusioned with the previous TDP regime and the results of two elections -- Municipal and Cooperative polls proved the fact beyond doubt.

She hoped that people would not be misled by the malicious campaign.