Andhra Pradesh Budget: Rs 11,908 crore to develop irrigation with focus on pending projects

Presenting the budget, Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy said the government is giving top priority to completion of the Polavaram Irrigation Project.

published on : 17th March 2023

Rengali canal projects delayed by four decades

Water Resources department unlikely to meet revised deadline for left and right bank canals

published on : 15th March 2023

YSRTP chief YS Sharmila detained during protest march to parliament

Sharmila was protesting against the Telangana government over the Kaleshwaram irrigation project.

published on : 14th March 2023

Sharmila to stage rally in Delhi against KLIS ‘scam’

As promised, the government is not providing irrigation water to 18 lakh acres.

published on : 14th March 2023

Gouravelli works: Don’t stop villagers, Telangana HC tells cops 

Issuing instructions to the Police department not to obstruct the villagers, the court adjourned hearing to March 31. 

published on : 12th March 2023

Sand filling of scours begins at Polavaram in Andhra Pradesh

Nearly 10 lakh cubic metres of sand is required to fill up one scour; works likely to be completed by end of April

published on : 9th March 2023

Polavaram Irrigation Project: ‘Rs 2,000 crore needed to repair diaphragm wall’

Stating that the YSRC government has spent money on the project from its funds to avoid any delay in the project, he hoped works can be taken up before the monsoons.

published on : 6th March 2023

Madurai farmers request WRD to release water till March 15 to prevent crop loss

In order to save their crops from wilting, they have requested the Public Works Department (PWD) to release Vaigai water till March 15.

published on : 28th February 2023

Lack of fund hits projects in Khammam, Mahbubabad districts

The officials have prepared Rs 2,000-crore proposals  for flood bank construction in the Bhadrachalam division to protect several areas from floods.

published on : 6th February 2023

No direct benefit transfer for Polavaram Project oustees says Centre

“However, this suggestion has not been viewed to be in consonance with the approval by the Government of India regarding implementation of the project by the State.’’

published on : 3rd February 2023

Pani panchayat leaders in Odisha rue poor maintenance of irrigation canals

Leaders of pani panchayats under Upper Kolab project in Jeypore division have expressed concern over non-maintenance of canals. 

published on : 2nd February 2023

Andhra High Court CJ recuses from hearing KVP’s plea on Polavaram

In 2017, KVP filed the petition and wanted the Centre to release Rs 3,800 crore for Polavaram project and also reimburse the entire amount spent by the State government on it.

published on : 1st February 2023

Telangana state ‘aggressively’ pursuing Krishna water dispute

He said that the TS claims 575 TMCft of water from the Krishna river out of the 811 TMCft that had been allocated to the undivided Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 1st February 2023

Orissa HC stops salary of Angul DM over compensation payment

Over 62 acre were submerged in Tetuloigogopinathpur, Kunjabiharipur, Kukurpeta, Nuamouza and Kukurpeta villages under Chendipada tehsil in 1961.

published on : 24th January 2023

AP's Rajampet villagers hope for better days as tender process for Annamayya dam set to conclude soon

The floodwater flowing over one metre above the bund caused the breach as the dam  could not sustain the pressure.

published on : 23rd January 2023

AP CM Jagan seeks clearance for Rayalaseema Lift Irrigation Scheme

Besides, various aspects related to the Srisailam and Nagarjuna Sagar reservoirs located between the two Telugu states were discussed.

published on : 29th December 2022

‘Resume water release into Lower Bhavani Project canal, Erode farms drying up’

But farmers are unable to benefit as discharge has been suspended. Crops reach maturity at harvest only if sufficient water is available.

published on : 19th December 2022

TN: Farmers urge Ramanathapuram administration to solve irrigation woes

As the paddy crops is at its maturing stage, we, farmers have agreed to share the available water in the tank to save the crops from wilting.

published on : 18th December 2022

TN: Pattinamaruthur farmers protest against damaged shutters of tank

"The shutters of the Pattinamaruthur tank were broken and removed by unidentified persons, which are currently placed at Tharuvaikulam panchayat office.

published on : 16th December 2022

Bommai follows up on K’taka’s water projects with Union mins

But CM fails to meet party top leaders to discuss filling up of six vacancies in his cabinet

published on : 1st December 2022
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