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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

Emergency action plan for dams: High Court seeks view of Centre, state

He had also sought a directive for judicial inquiry on the events that led to the recent floods.

published on : 4th September 2018

Five-member panel formed for Mahanadi dispute hearing

Earlier, the Government had decided to submit a 500-page interim application to the tribunal before its scheduled hearing.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Tamil Nadu preparing emergency action plan for large dams

The purpose of EAP is to identify emergency situations that could threaten dam and to plan effective response to prevent failure of the dam and warn downstream residents of impending danger.

published on : 1st September 2018

More details sought on Polavaram: Water Resources Secretary Shashi Bhushan Kumar

Water Resources Secretary Shashi Bhushan Kumar said that the Central Water Commission (CWC) sought a few more details from the State government regarding the revised cost

published on : 3rd August 2018

Thirty One designs of Polavaram head works yet to get Central Water Commission approval

Even though 56.9 per cent of the physical work of the national project has been completed till date, the officials are yet to conclude the designing part of some of the components.

published on : 30th July 2018

CWC to send DPR-2 of Polavaram to tech panel

The cost escalation committee of the CWC reportedly discussed all the submissions made by the State government supporting the drastic escalation of the project cost. 

published on : 30th June 2018

‘Expedite approvals for revised DPR on Polavaram’

 Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has said that he had requested Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to convene a meeting of the officials from Central Water Commission.

published on : 22nd June 2018

Central Water Commission, Google tie up to better flood forecasting

The agreement will also improve the CWC's information system on flood prediction resulting in more accurate and actionable flood warnings.

published on : 18th June 2018

Central Water Commission officials to visit Kaleshwaram to learn techniques in Telangana

Central Water Commission (CWC) officials will visit the Kaleshwaram lift irrigation scheme (KLIS) in three batches to get exposure to the construction techniques. CWC chairman SK Joshi issued orders,

published on : 24th May 2018

BJD disrupts House over Mahanadi water dispute

Delay in providing Terms of Referencefor Mahanadi tribunal protested.

published on : 12th April 2018

Central Water Commission calls Mahanadi river basin states meet

Six projects proposed by Chhattisgarh Government on Mahanadi basin to be discussed at New Delhi on April 12

published on : 11th April 2018
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