Naidu laid foundation stone for Purushothapatnam Lift irrigation

purushothapatnamAndhra Pradesh Chief minister Chandrababu Naidu laid foundation stone for Purushothapatnam Lift irrigation scheme in East Godavari that would link Godavari with Yeleru reservoir,providing water for irrigation and drinking needs.

Purushothapatnam Lift – 10 TMC would be used to meet both drinking and industrial water needs of Visakhapatnam city and nearby villages. Purushothapatnam Lift would pump 35-40 TMC in 120 days, during Godavari River flood season.

This would be taken up with estimated cost of 1638 crores which serves the irrigation needs of 2.15 Lakhs acres and also drinking water needs.