CM opens Mettur dam for irrigation

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said the plan to link the Godavari and Cauvery rivers would be fulfilled by his government. He was speaking to reporters this morning after opening the sluice gates of the Mettur dam for irrigation purposes. Palaniswami also said check-dams were being constructed across rivers and streams to prevent rainwater from going waste.

With the opening of the Mettur dam, the Chief Minister said 45,000 acres of agricultural land would benefit in Namakkal, Erode and Salem.