Project to green parched land
The Seetharam Sagar project, which is being launched by the Chief Minister, Dr Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy, on Tuesday, is a dream come true for the people of water starved Udayagiri. The proposal for the project has been in the air for a decade but it had not been taken up by successive governments. In the preliminary report of Veligonda project prepared in1989, the Seetharam Sagar project was proposed at the tail end of Veligonda western canal, with a storage capacity of 5 tmc.