Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday has ordered release of water from the Krishnagiri Reservoir Project (KRP) dam for irrigating the second crop.

Water is being released on the basis of the demands from the farmers , a release from DIPR said.

About 9,012 acres of agriculture lands in the downstream of KRP dam would benefit from the water release.

Collector Pooja Kulkarni will release the water at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the presence of the officials of the Water Resources Organisation of PWD and also the ayacut farmers, the release adds.

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