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.
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.
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.
“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.
The MoJS Joint Secretary further noted that through the notifications, the Centre has also clarified what an unapproved irrigation project is.
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.
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The government also prayed the Apex court to give directions to the MoJS to notify the KRMB jurisdiction.
The secretary also reviewed the preparatory measures being taken by the state for the ensuing flood season.
It said Gujarat was among the best performing states in implementing JJM to ensure tap water supply to every household.
He said that the move would prevent the embezzlement of huge amounts of public exchequer.
Project has been hanging fire for decades due to public resistance and political will
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.
The committee has recommended that the Ministry of Jal Shakti set up a tribunal for settlement of the dispute
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