Apex council meeting on Andhra Pradesh, Telangana water issues today
HYDERABAD: The second Apex Council meeting between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to discuss issues on river water disputes to be held today virtually. The meeting will be chaired by Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) and other higher officials will attend the Council meeting. CM KCR wrote a letter to Centre about Rayalaseema Lift irrigation project of Andhra Pradesh. Telangana government alleged that Rayalaseema Lift irrigation project will show its impact on Telangana farmers. Telangana government asked the Centre to provide operational control of Srisailam reservoir. Earlier, the first phase of the Apex council meeting was held on September 21, 2016.