Under the phase -1 of  NTR Jal Siri Scheme, so far 5,918 bore wells in an agricultural sector have been successfully energised, the state Energy Department said this in a press release.

 

"With this success, the government is very keen to take up the Phase -II to implement in all seven backward districts. The state Government also put a target to complete energising 1,200 bore wells by the end of this month," the release said.

 

The government also prepared a plan to fund the scheme by mobilising ₹377.15 crore from MGNREGS, ₹621.75 crore from APTransco, ₹309.13 crore from the state government, among othe₹.

 

The Rural Development Ministry and APTransco will jointly implement the scheme.