Telangana current affairs 21st December 2015

Chennaiyn is Champion in ISL 2.0 : After having slipped at the penulimate stage in the inaugural edition, Chennaiyn FC emerged triumphant this time around, beating FC Goa 3-2 in the ISL finals.


Sky Fest – Hyderabad from December 25:

The State government will hold a Sky Fest every year, with the first such event kicking off here on Wednesday, tourism secretary B. Venkatesham informed on Sunday. The five-day event this year will feature para jumping performances by Indian Air Force’s Akash Ganga team, hot air balloon rides across the city, besides a host of other events. He said that the government is planning to organise an event every month and at least two international events in a year to boost Hyderabad’s foreign tourist appeal. He added that a seaplane fest will be organised at Hussainsagar in January next year. The Akash Ganga team will perform at 3 p.m. every day during the fest that is being organised at Gachibowli stadium. The team comprises two officers and ten air men. The team will be air-dropped from 8,000 feet to perform manoeuvres before coordinated touchdown.


MMTS Phase II by Decmber 2017 says, Dattatreya:

Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said that Phase II works of the ongoing Multi-Modal Transit System (MMTS) were going on at a brisk pace and that by December, 2017, at least one section of the three – Bolarum-Medchal, Secunderabad-Ghatkesar and Falaknuma-Umdanagar – would be open for traffic.


Textile Park in Madikonda soon: Kadiam Srihari

Govt. will allocate 161 acres to Kakatiya Textile and Weavers Welfare Society. The State Government has decided to allocate 161 acres of land to the Kakatiya Textile and Weavers Welfare Society for setting up a textile park at Madikonda in the district, said Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari on Sunday.He went to inspect the site for the proposed textile park. The State Government would also give Rs 10 crore to weavers to set up their own units in the park.

“The State Government is providing help to these weavers to set up power loom units here and this has nothing to do with the textile industry proposed by the State Government. This textile park will provide employment to 2,000 people directly and 10,000 indirectly,” he said adding that those who migrated in search of work to Surat and others places would be brought back. The integrated textile industry proposed by the State government requires 3000 acres and the land acquisition process was still underway. So far, in the first phase, 364 handloom workers were sanctioned lands at the proposed site and by December next year, they will be handed over the lands complete with layouts and basic facilities like roads, streets light, drainage.

End in Sight for Pranahita – Chevella issue:

An early settlement on the dispute lingering for about eight years over the height of a barrage proposed at Tummidihatti village in Adilabad district as part of the Pranahita-Chevella lift irrigation project appears in sight now with Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao taking a decision on the barrage height at 148 meters and speaking to his Maharashtra counterpart Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday.

Maharashtra has already made its mind clear on allowing the height of the barrage at 148 meters during the talks between the two States and at other forums in which the representatives of two States had participated. Maharashtra had also responded positively in the past over utilisation of 160 TMC ft water by Telangana under the new project.

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