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Andhra Pradesh to push for acceptance of RCE at 2017-18 PL at Polavaram project meet today

However, the MoF, on October 12 this year, made it clear that funding would be given to only the irrigation component that too as per the RCE at the 2013-14 PL for 2010-11 work quantities.

02 Nov 2020

2013-14 or 2017-18 price level? All eyes on Polavaram Project Authority meet 

The PPA has scheduled the meeting as the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti (MoJS) asked the PPA to confirm the price level to be considered for the RCE of the project.

28 Oct 2020

Anhdra Pradesh to stand firm on Polavaram Irrigation Project cost

The PPA is expected to hold a meeting next week, where the officials are set to make it clear that 2017-18 PL should be cleared.

25 Oct 2020

Two projects to check viability of tidal energy plants in AP

The energy generated will be used for water purification in tribal areas, and desalination, among other purposes, he added. 

24 Oct 2020

Andhra invites DPR tenders for barrages along the Krishna

As of Friday, the cumulative surplus let into the sea stood at 844 TMC, much higher than last year’s 798 TMC, and is expected to touch 900 TMC as the flood is expected to continue.

17 Oct 2020

Despite Andhra government's help, power sector paints grim picture

The officials said it was ‘excruciating’ for the power utilities to even meet day finance needs as collections fell due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

15 Oct 2020

Periodical fund release critical for completion of Polavaram on time

Rs 18,000 cr required in next six months to complete first phase as targeted by Dec 2021.

10 Oct 2020

Andhra Pradesh confident of getting nod to Rayalaseema Lift Irrigation Scheme

The state government argued that there was neither any proposal for drawl of additional water more than what has been allocated to Andhra Pradesh nor any new storage and ayacut.

09 Oct 2020

Wise ‘council’ prevails over K Chandrasekhar Rao’s tantrums

KRMB, GRMB jurisdiction to be notified; both States to submit DPRs of all projects 

07 Oct 2020

Andhra CM Jagan Mohan to meet PM Modi, may attend Apex Council meet tomorrow

Jagan, who will leave to New Delhi on Monday, is likely to apprise Modi of the friction with the High Court.

05 Oct 2020

Andhra officials dismiss KCR claims over Krishna water projects

Jagan to review State’s approach for Tuesday Apex Council meeting; Telanagana CM’s demand for control of Srisailam Reservoir likely to come up for discussion 

04 Oct 2020

CM Jagan likely to review AP’s agenda for Apex Council meet

Officials dismiss claims made by Telangana Chief Minister KCR over Andhra’s water projects

04 Oct 2020

Purandeswari anointed BJP general secretary, GVL dropped as party spokesperson  

Rejig indicates party’s focus on AP and its plans to grow as a political alternative by 2024

27 Sep 2020

Andhra govt in talks with 11 banks to mop up funds for Rayalaseema projects 

Besides seeking funding from commercial banks, the department has also planned to get loans from development banks as well. 

26 Sep 2020

Energy Export Policy  evokes good response

Firms, including PSU, evince interest to set up 7,200 MW plants

25 Sep 2020

Work on to find suppliers for agriculture power DBT in Andhra Pradesh

According to the EOI, the smart meters must have GPRS and the firm would be responsible for the functioning of the meters for five years.

18 Sep 2020

Uttarandhra Sujala Sravanti works to be expedited

According to the plan of execution, the project has been envisaged to be completed in two phases consisting of six packages — one package in phase-1 and five in phase-II. 

13 Sep 2020

DBT will empower farmers, make system efficient: Energy secy & CMD of APTRANSCO Srikant Nagulapalli

Energy secretary and CMD of APTRANSCO Srikant Nagulapalli  in an interview with Jayanth P allays fears of farmers on YSR Free Agriculture Power Scheme

09 Sep 2020

DBT into accounts of farmers or Discoms permitted by Centre

At the conference of power and renewable energy ministers of all States held in July, the Union Ministry of Power discussed the reservations of the States to implement the proposed Bill. 

06 Sep 2020

Work on to reduce Godavari water wastage in Andhra Pradesh

The state Water Resources Department, which has focused on tapping surplus floodwater, is preparing proposals to utilise Godavari floodwater, over 3,000 TMC of which goes into the sea annually.

05 Sep 2020

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