The State Government approved the master plan of 208 water projects and 18 TMC water for Marathwada region on Wednesday.
Legislators Amarsinha Pandit and Satish Chavan raised the issue of planning Jayakwadi water and irrigation backlog of Marathwada region in the legislative council on Wednesday.
Satish Chavan said that Marathwada region is being meted out step motherly treatment over irrigation projects. He said, "The capacity of Jayakwadi dam is 102 TMC whereas 185 TMC water has been stored at different places. How will the dam fill with water?."
On this issue, water resources minister Sunil Tatkare announced that a master plan for 208 irrigation projects and 18 TMC water for Marathwada region has been approved.
The master plan will be sent within one month to the Governor for his approval. Efforts will be taken to complete Krishna Marathwada Project, he said.