Efforts are being made to complete the K.L. Rao Sagar Pulichintala Project by June-end, Krishna Delta Modernisation Chief Engineer D. Sambasiva Rao, told leaders of the Telugu Desam and Left parties who met him at his office here on Thursday.

A delegation of leaders led by Mylavaram MLA Devineni Umamaheswara Rao, TDP leader Koneru Basaveswara Rao, Left party leaders Kolli Nageswara Rao, Y. Kesava Rao and others met the Chief Engineer to find out about the status of the project.

Mr. Sambasiva Rao giving figures about progress in civil works said that 97.41 per cent of the earth work (excavation), 91.72 per cent of the embankment dam and 98.67 per cent of the cement concrete work had already been completed.

Regarding the fixing of gates, 17 out of 23 radial gets had been fixed, but the equipment for their hoisting has not yet been put in place.