EAC seeks more information on Rayalaseema scheme for environmental clearances

In the 13th EAC meeting held on June 16, the members wanted more information and deferred a decision. In the subsequent meeting held on July 7 too, additional information was sought.

21 Jul 2021

Telangana yet to submit reports of unapproved projects to river management boards 

The Godavari management board clarified that Telangana has not furnished even a single detailed project report, while Andhra Pradesh submitted two which were not in the prescribed format.

18 Jul 2021

AP: Certain aspects in Centre’s notification need to be fine-tuned

The provisions that need fine-tuning, according to the AP government, are that certain projects outside the river basins were also included in the boards’ jurisdiction.

17 Jul 2021

Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal-II water allocation can’t be revisited: Experts

They also noted that the second tribunal has also protected the allocation done by the first one and distributed only the flows over and above the 2,130 TMC of water among the riparian States.

11 Jul 2021

Andhra Pradesh officials answer Expert Committee’s queries on Rayalaseema Lift Scheme

The officials also explained how Andhra's need to take up a supplemental scheme to the existing projects in Rayalaseema stands vindicated with the ongoing unilateral actions of Telangana.

08 Jul 2021

Andhra to pitch for Environmental Clearance to Rayalaseema lift scheme at Expert Committee meeting

As per the process, after the EAC clears the proposal, it will be forwarded to another three-member committee headed by the secretary of Ministry of Environment and Forests.

07 Jul 2021

Rayalaseema Lift  works in line with National Green Tribunal orders, clarify Andhra officials

Nothing beyond investigation, preparatory works at project site; As given to NGT in writing, no concrete works will be taken up until requisite clearance obtained, they said.

04 Jul 2021

Actions of TS vindicate AP Arguments on water row

Rayalaseema Lift Scheme will be used to draw allocated quota of Krishna water only when water level reaches 800-850 feet in Srisailam Reservoir: Irrigation officials

03 Jul 2021

11 firms ready to supply e-vehicles for Andhra Pradesh government staff

Proposal to give 1 lakh e-scooters on loan forwarded to CMO

21 Jun 2021

Andhra Pradesh: Take off trouble comes up for upper Sileru pumped storage project

The project is proposed to have nine units with 150 MW capacity each, was pegged at Rs 8,467 crore but the officials estimate that it could be well over Rs 11,000 crore excluding land acquisition.

19 Jun 2021

Paucity of funds hits execution of Polavaram R&R colonies

According to information, a total of 12,963 units of houses and 12,963 units of toilets were sanctioned for the execution, and they have seen a progress of 41 per cent and 31 per cent, respectively.

02 Jun 2021

Worship from home: New initiative for State temples by Andhra Pradesh govt

It may be recalled that the Endowments Department had launched ‘Paroksha Seva’ in a few famous temples like Srisailam last year for a limited number of devotees.

30 May 2021

Polavaram Project gets one third of irrigation outlay

In 2020-21, the budge estimate was Rs 4,804 crore and the revised estimate at end of the fiscal stood at Rs 1,328 crore. 

21 May 2021

Andhra govt planing to provide temporary shelter to families if R&R colonies not finished on time

An interdepartmental meeting, to be chaired by chief secretary Aditya Nath Das, is likely to be held shortly to review the land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement (LARR) aspects.

16 May 2021

Your genetic data can fetch up to USD 5,000 a year

As per the proposal, Shivom will create an ecosystem allowing DNA donors to have their genome sequenced and stored on a secure platform, using which data can be shared or sold by the donor.

29 Apr 2018