Ministry of Jal Shakti

KRMB to consult Ministry of Jal Shakti as Andhra Pradesh, Telangana fail to hand over projects

According to sources, both the KRMB and the Godavari River Management Board would inform the Ministry of Jal Shakti about the progress of work.

published on : 17th October 2021

Jal Shakti’s gazette notification won’t be implemented from October 14

GRMB proposes to take over only Peddavagu project in Kothagudem district, to which Telangana officials say the State government will take a decision on it.

published on : 12th October 2021

Godavari river board may miss deadline for Jal Shakti gazette implementation 

GRMB meeting has failed to reach a consensus on handing over Andhra Pradesh, Telangana projects to the Godavari River Management Board.

published on : 12th October 2021

Polavaram Project rejects bills worth Rs 1,086 crore

Officials said Polavaram authorities rejected the bills because of component-wise restrictions and other reasons such as quantities/components not covered in the previous detailed project report.

published on : 11th October 2021

Union Ministry of Jal Shakti to hold meet with KRMB, GRMB chiefs

Meeting will discuss modalities of addressing issues flagged by Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and boards on jurisdiction issues 

published on : 12th September 2021

Telangana urges Centre to not extend funds to unapproved Veligonda project of AP

Telangana Irrigation engineer-in-chief C Muralidhar said that Veligonda project was taken up by AP based on surplus waters of river Krishna and does not have any clearance of Central Water Commission.

published on : 27th August 2021

Jal Shakti Ministry to meet Polavaram Project Authority over discussion on revised cost estimates

Officials to hold another meeting with CWC on pending designs of Polavaram project

published on : 25th August 2021

41 per cent of Bhubaneswar monitoring wells report drop in water level

However, the remaining 59 pc monitoring wells have reported a rise of water level compared to 2019. 

published on : 12th August 2021

Krishna River Management Board likely to visit Rayalaseema irrigation site today

If at all the proposed visit to the Rayalaseema Lift Scheme doesn’t happen for any unforeseen reason on Wednesday, the committee is expected to carry out the inspection by Thursday, August 12, 2021.

published on : 11th August 2021

Godavari River Management Board proposes first meeting in Hyderabad on August 3

The board likely to discuss issues of seed funding, CISF security cover and pending approvals for ‘unapproved’ projects among others.

published on : 31st 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

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

Andhra Pradesh 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
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