Annamayya project

Panel to submit report on new Annamayya dam

Project executive engineer N Ravikiran said hydrology of the district underwent change as evident from heavy floods in Cheyyar river in 2001, 2020 and 2021.

published on : 13th April 2022

50 days on, fate of Annamayya project Earthen bund still ‘unclear’ 

On November 19, heavy rains upstream of the Cheyyeru river caused flash floods and in a short span of time large volumes of water gushed out of the project at Badanagadda in Rajampet mandal.

published on : 12th January 2022

Empty Annamayya project concern for drinking, agriculture needs as it is principal source of water

Rajampet municipality with a population of 65,000 dependent on it for its drinking needs

published on : 10th December 2021

13 missing in Cheyyeru deluge yet to be traced even after 17 days

In flash floods of Cheyyeru following a breach of the Annamayya project bund on November 19, a total of 37 people of downstream villages went missing.

published on : 7th December 2021

Glitch in dam gate did not lead to bund breach: EE

Speaking to TNIE, he said the project received an inflow of 3.20 lakh cusecs against its outflow capacity of 2.17 lakh cusecs.

published on : 6th December 2021

Chandrababu Naidu seeks CM Jagan’s explanation on Union Minister's comments

Naidu said that Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat’s comments in Parliament on the recent AP flood havoc exposed the negligence of the YSRC government.

published on : 5th December 2021

Union Minister ignored facts, says Andhra Water Resources Minister

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha on Friday, Shekhawat said the AP government had failed to assess the situation correctly and take required measures to ensure the safety of the project.

published on : 5th December 2021

Family ready for wedding, but...

Chintha Savithramma had made it to safety along with her family and several other villagers, but her attempt to save valuables kept at home cost her life.

published on : 27th November 2021

Woman continues frantic search for missing husband

Holding a photo of Rasheed, Ayesha was seen asking everyone about whereabouts of her husband.

published on : 26th November 2021

Unprecedented inflows led to Annamayya bund breach

It should’ve have been designed to release 2.85 lakh cusecs, says CM

published on : 25th November 2021

21 Annamayya deluge victims identified

Twenty one people who drowned in a deluge following the breach of Annamayya project in Rajampet division of Kadapa district have been identified.

published on : 23rd November 2021