ANDHRA PRADESH

Farmers discuss water shortage with officials

Rajahmundry: Chairmen of Water Distributary Committees of Godavari Central, Eastern Delta Project Committee and progressive farmers from different areas in East Godavari district on Saturday met irrigation officials and discussed the water depletion in the river Godavari and also distribution of water under turn system to canals in Central and Eastern Delta from January 26.

Under the chairmanship of Reddy Brahmin Chowdary (Babu Rao) of Godavari Central, they met Irrigation Superintendent Engineer K.V.L.N. Raju in his office and discussed the issue. Most of the farmers grilled officials on the failure to take preventive measures when water levels are depleting.

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