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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

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
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