KADAPA: Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy assured to release one tmcft from Mylavaram reservoir to meet drinking water needs of Proddatur town, Proddatur municipal chairperson E. Malleswari said on Friday.

Dr. Reddy discussed with irrigation officials and directed them to issue a G.O. to this effect, when Proddatur MLA N. Varadarajulu Reddy and she called on him at Hyderabad. Water would be released from Mylavaram reservoir to Kundu river and taken by a pipeline up to Chinnadandlur village to be released into the Pennar .