Jal Shakti

Mullaperiyar Dam safe: Jal Shakti Minister gives go ahead if Kerala, TN wants to construct new dam

Shekhawat also said the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest has accorded Terms of References for pre-construction activities for construction of new dam to replace the existing Mullaperiyar Dam.

published on : 21st November 2019

Engineering marvels not needed to fulfil Jal Jeevan Mission: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

The Union Jal Shakti Minister said that the Centre would give 50 per cent of funds for Jal Jeevan Mission and it would be implemented with community participation.

published on : 12th November 2019

Meet on water resources tomorrow in Telangana

The main agenda of the meeting is the linking of rivers, as well as the shortage of drinking water in Chennai and the Cauvery river water dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

published on : 10th November 2019

Jal Shakti minister says Chennai, Bangalore will become Cape Town if people don't act to save water

Rapid urbanisation, burgeoning population and poor water management have led to taps drying, groundwater levels falling in Bengaluru and Chennai.

published on : 30th October 2019

CM Jagan Reddy to meet Union ministers, submit AP’s wish list to Centre

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will leave for New Delhi on Monday on a two-day visit.

published on : 21st October 2019

Andhra Pradesh to file report on re-tendering to Polavaram Project Authority in Hyderabad

Even though the meeting was initially scheduled to be held on October 16, it was later postponed to Monday.

published on : 21st October 2019

BJP seeks probe into Polavaram ‘irregularities’ 

The delegation from the State, led by its president Kanna Lakshminarayana, apprised the Union Minister of the status of the progress made.

published on : 14th October 2019

Delhi High Court refers PIL on Polavaram to Centre

After considering the matter, the bench disposed of the petition and asked the Union Jal Shakti Ministry to consider the petitioner’s plea as a representation.

published on : 10th October 2019

Polavaram Project Authority to review reverse tendering on October 16 

Special Chief Secretary (Water Resources) Adityanath Das apprised Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Union Secretary UP Singh on the re-tendering/reverse tendering done.

published on : 4th October 2019

Kadapa district stood first in country in Jal Shakti Abhiyan implementation

District bags 80 points by implementing works taken up under 5 categories; Sangareddy of Telangana comes 2nd 

published on : 2nd October 2019

INTERVIEW | Depleting water reserve a challenge, says Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

A subject like water needs to be treated holistically, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat says, as he speaks to TNIE about the challenges in conserving water.

published on : 29th September 2019

Re-tendering pf Polavaram project helps save Rs 838.5 crore, Andhra Pradesh tells Centre

The State officials presented to the ministry the details of the savings done in both irrigation and hydel projects by going for reverse tendering.

published on : 26th September 2019

Andhra Pradesh furnishes info on Polavaram project to Jal Shakti Ministry

The State water resources officials have furnished to the Ministry of Jal Shakti all the details pertaining to Polavaram irrigation project right from its inception.

published on : 16th September 2019

AP’s reply to Centre’s letter on Polavaram project on Monday

The Water Resources Department will send its reply to the Union Jal Shakti Ministry on the latest developments pertaining to Polavaram irrigation project early next week.

published on : 13th September 2019

Jal Jeevan meet gets underway in Puri

State Drinking Water and Panchayati Raj Minister Pratap Jena said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had launched ‘Vasudha Yojana’ to provide drinking water to villages in Odisha. 

published on : 13th September 2019
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