The Chief Minister also instructed the officials to take up repairs of the canals immediately, for a smooth flow of water.
The inflows still did not stop, widening the waterspread in the backwaters, and further submerging lands in Nanded district of Maharashtra.
The ill-fated boat with nearly 77 passengers and crew had capsized in river Godavari as it passed through whirlpools at Kachaluru on September 15.
After a span of three years, as many as 16 gates of the Sri Ram Sagar Project (SRSP) were lifted up to 2 feet on Monday, releasing 75,000 cusecs of water into Godavari river.
The irrigation project had reached its Full Reservoir Level(FRL) of 1091Feet and full capacity of 90TMC.
A month after the incident, family members of deceased and missing persons are yet to receive promised help and ex-gratia.
The Irrigation Department has made a proposal to take up dredging in Godavari river at Dowleswaram to augment sand supply.
According to the district officials, the 22-member team, along with heavy machinery and equipment, went to the site of the boat capsize in the river in mechanised boats and a barge.
District administrations of both Krishna and Guntur have been put on high alert and the officials are on standby to evacuate people from low-lying areas on a short notice.
Each of the families of the victims of the boat capsize in Godavari river, will be compensated `10 lakh from the insurance company, said East Godavari SP Adnan Nayeem.
They alleged 90 per cent of persons, who secured jobs through the government’s recent initiatives to boost employment scenario, were YSRC cadres.
Their residence echoed with cries of the relatives mourning the untimely death.
NDRF personnel have identified that the capsized boat was at a depth of 315 feet and suspect that the missing people might be stuck in the boat.
Standing by the distraught family members, Kadipikonda villagers have pooled in money to lend help in bringing back dead bodies of those who drowned in Godavari River.
One helicopter of the Indian Navy and another of the ONGC have been pressed into service while eight boats were being used by NDRF and SDRF personnel to search for the people feared drowned.