Now it is incumbent upon the State to at least soften the blow on farmers who are helping the cause of the State.
The water will be lifted from Godavari during in 180 flood days, between June and December. The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme is one of the larger
The reservoir is being built as part of the much larger Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project.
RTC Ongole regional manager G Vijaya Geetha told TNIE that bills were sent to the irrigation officials, but the amount was yet to be released.
The Irrigation department plans to come with a mobile application that will help it monitor the progress of construction of offtake sluices (OTSs) in the State.
YSRC Rajya Sabha MP V Vijaya Sai Reddy had complained to the vigilance wing of the Ministry of Water Resources on irregularities in the R&R.
Rebutting the allegations of misuse of Central funds released for the national project, the minister said that all the bills were cleared by the Polavaram Project Authority (PPA).
While the state had sought Rs 10,000 crore to meet the project deadline, the interim funding will come in handy for the cash-strapped state.
Officials successfully conduct two wet runs using one pump on Wednesday
Most workers, who are from other States, have left for their respective native places, to vote.
The government accorded administrative approval in June 2015 for Palamuru-Rangareddy Lift Irrigation Project for an amount of Rs 35,200 crore.
On Wednesday, the officials successfully released 0.2 tmc from Yellampally project.
According to the NGT’s order, the bench noted that MoEF did not submit a report sought on the norms of obtaining the EC.
Irrigation Department officials blame slush and dirt in the canal for the lack of water supply in the surrounding panchayats.
The project is expected to irrigate 2.91 lakh hectares, generate 960 MW of power, and fulfil the water needs of industries and 540 villages in Andhra Pradesh.