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‘Centre reimbursing Polavaram cost to Andhra Pradesh’

The balance cost of irrigation component of the project was `7,158.53 crore as on April 1, 2014, as per the approved cost.

published on : 5th February 2019

CM Chandrababu Naidu reminds Gadkari of his promise during last visit, seeks fund release

He urged the Union minister to expedite approval of revised cost estimates and arrange the immediate release of funds for reimbursement of balance expenditure of Rs 3,722.04 crore.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Scrutiny of Polavaram project revised cost estimates reaches final stage

The Central Water Commission may show the revised cost estimates to the Union Ministry of Water Resources where a committee meeting will decide the clearance.

published on : 9th January 2019

Give up Mekedatu dam project, can't hold any talks, Tamil Nadu government tells Karnataka

The TN law minister urged Karnataka Water Resources Minister not to proceed in any manner with the preparation of a DPR for Mekedatu Project or take up any construction activities in Cauvery Basin.

published on : 10th December 2018

Mekedatu: Tamil Nadu Assembly condemns Karnataka, CWC; CM accuses Centre of partiality

A resolution to this effect moved by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami was unanimously adopted by the House. 

published on : 6th December 2018

Designs of Polavaram lower cofferdam likely to get CWC nod soon 

The officials said that the construction of the upper and lower cofferdams would take 150 days and 119 days respectively. 

published on : 28th November 2018

Karnataka cheers Centre's nod on Mekedatu, Tamil Nadu protests

The reservoir will store only excess water after releasing Tamil Nadu’s share during copious rains, which otherwise will drain into Bay of Bengal.

published on : 28th November 2018

Approval to Polavaram detailed project report-2 likely within a week

The cost estimates of the national project had escalated from Rs 16,010 crore in 2010 to Rs 58,300 crore as per the 2014 rates.

published on : 14th November 2018

Crucial Polavaram meeting in Delhi today

The officials informed that 11 designs were pending with the Central Water Commission including four spillway and spill channel, four Earth-cum-rock fill- dam and Earth Dam and three designs of gates.

published on : 13th November 2018

Officials to meet Central Water Commission on Polavaram Detailed Project Report-II

Another meeting is likely to be held on November 12 to take the discussions forward.

published on : 3rd November 2018

Water Resources Department and KSEB to prepare dam operation plan

The plan will be prepared by the Water Resources Department and KSEB after considering the inflow to dams, present conditions and weather forecast.

published on : 5th October 2018

Conspiracy to execute Vaippar project: Former minister for water resources and MP NK Premachandran

The CWC contention that a dam should be built on the Achankovil River as it cannot hold the rain water is an indirect move to implement the Vaippar river linking project, he said.

published on : 9th September 2018

Government plans separate policy on water release 

The new policy will come under the Emergency Response Plan (ERP) and the World Bank-supported Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Plan (DRIP) and both will be overseen by the Central Water Commission.

published on : 9th September 2018

Unprecedented rains, not dams caused Kerala floods: Central Water Commission

The sources said that the report is based on analysis of dam-related data generated during the period of heavy rainfall.

published on : 6th September 2018

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami asks PM to halt Karnataka's reservoir plan

In a letter to Modi on Tuesday, Palaniswami requested the PM to ask the Union Water Resources Ministry to stop Karnataka from processing the feasibility report on building the dam across the Cauvery.

published on : 5th September 2018
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