Jal Shakti

Telangana's Kalwakurthy, Nettempadu irrigation projects still in limbo

If the approval is not obtained within six months form the date of notification, the projects shall cease to operate, as per the gazette issued by the Jal Shakti Ministry.

published on : 22nd July 2021

BJP asks Andhra government why R&R works at 21% when Polavaram project is 76% over

Hailing Modi Sarkar at the Centre, BJP state chief Somu Veerraju said gazette notification issued notifying two river water management boards was the best solution for inter-state river disputes. 

published on : 20th July 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.

published on : 18th July 2021

Telangana CM prepares action plan as water row heats up

“The project-wise allocations were made by the erstwhile Andhra government, which is not acceptable to the newly formed Telangana,” an Irrigation Department official said.

published on : 18th July 2021

River boards’ jurisdictions defined to implement APRA effectively: MoJS

The MoJS Joint Secretary further noted that through the notifications, the Centre has also clarified what an unapproved irrigation project is.  

published on : 17th July 2021

Centre empowers Krishna Board and Godavari Board, defines jurisdictions clearly

The boards from October 14 will have control over the operations and maintenance of the common reservoirs in both Krishna and Godavari basins, a demand has been making since bifuracation.

published on : 16th July 2021

Telangana knocks on Supreme Court doors over Krishna river water row

Seeks directions to the Ministry of Jal Shakti to take control of common reservoirs.

published on : 15th July 2021

AP knocks on SC door over Krishna water dispute with TS

The government also prayed the Apex court to give directions to the MoJS to notify the KRMB jurisdiction.

published on : 15th July 2021

Expedite Polavaram LARR works: Centre to State

The secretary also reviewed the preparatory measures being taken by the state for the ensuing flood season.

published on : 11th June 2021

Jal Shakti Ministry approves Rs 465 crore performance incentive to seven states

It said Gujarat was among the best performing states in implementing JJM to ensure tap water supply to every household.

published on : 28th March 2021

Telangana not sending DPRs to Ministry of Jal Shakti, alleges Bandi Sanjay Kumar

He said that the move would prevent the embezzlement of huge amounts of public exchequer.

published on : 14th February 2021

Lower Suktel finds no mention in irrigation priority list

Project has been hanging fire for decades due to public resistance and political will

published on : 12th February 2021

China's attempt to set up dam on Brahmaputra will be encroachment on our rights: India

The issue was discussed during a review meeting of the Central Water Commission by Rattan Lal Kataria, Minister of State in the Jal Shakti Ministry.

published on : 20th January 2021

Negotiation panel fails to settle Pennaiyar inter-state water dispute between TN, Karnataka

The committee has recommended that the Ministry of Jal Shakti set up a tribunal for settlement of the dispute

published on : 2nd December 2020

Future Brahmaputra floods underestimated

Amid reports of Chinese plans to build dams on the river, India mulls a 10,000 MW hydropower project to counter it

published on : 2nd December 2020
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