Rayalaseema Saguneeti Sadhana Samithi wrote a letter to the Krishna River Management Board chairman urging him to set up the KRMB office in Kurnool.
Disputes often arise between the riparian States of AP and Telangana over allocation and sharing of Krishna water.
If a barrage is built in place of the iconic bridge with less investment, farmers of both Rayalaseema and Telangana areas will get better irrigation facility, the former MLA said.
According to Tadepalli police, seven students, all aged between 13 and 15 years, from Patamata lanka, went into the river to learn swimming and were washed away.
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In October 2021, the Supreme Court allowed Telangana to withdraw the case filed in 2014, enabling the Centre to refer the Krishna water row between the two States to a tribunal.
Five boats owned by APTDC have begun their operations.
The hearing witnessed heated exchanges between the counsel for the riparian states of Karnataka and Maharashtra on one side and Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on the other.
Krishna district Collector Ranjit Basha asked people living in villages along the course of the river, downstream Prakasam Barrage, to be on alert because of the flood surge.
The AP also took up construction of mini-lift irrigation scheme on TGP fifth branch canal to feed Kotambedu and Mallemala irrigation tanks in Balayapalli mandal.
The officials informed him about the progress of beautification works of the road between Gannavaram Airport and Vijayawada.
The flood protection wall is a permanent flood measure to protect the flood-prone areas on the left margin of Krishna River below Prakasam Barrage.
The government counsel said there were discrepancies in the quantum of sand mined as claimed by the firm and verification done by officials.
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Increasing floodwater in river Krishna has led to a rise in fear of snakebite among residents living downstream.
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A 55-year-old woman died after a wall collapsed on her on Sunday in the wee hours at Hulikatti village of Savadatti taluk in Belagavi.
On several occasions, the matter was taken to the notice of local MLA K Anil Kumar but there were no concrete measures taken up for materialising the bridge works.
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Telangana Finance Minister Harish Rao slams Centre’s silence on state's share of Krishna river water
Finance and Health Minister T Harish Rao on Wednesday criticised the Central government for not deciding on Telangana’s share of Krishna river water.