Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao has greeted people of the State on the occasion of World Water Day today.
He said in a statement that protecting the natural resources not only maintains equilibrium in nature but also accumulates valuable wealth that we would pass on to the next generations. The CM said in Telangana state, the state government is implementing several schemes and projects to supply water for irrigation and for drinking water purposes and also to revive the groundwater levels.
Efforts are on to increase the availability of groundwater as well as the availability of water for the cultivation due to Mission Kakatiya and mega irrigation project like Kaleswaram. With the implementation of Mission Bhagiratha, safe and pure drinking water was made available to every household through pipelines and taps and it also eradicated the fluoride problem once and for all, he said.
CM KCR also pointed out that measures initiated by the state government for the past six and half years have brought in a qualitative change in water resources management. It is a moment of pride for all of us that experts all over the World, the Central government have appreciated the measures taken by the Telangana government in this regard, the CM said.