Polavaram

Expedite Polavaram works, says Andhra's Irrigation Minister

Minister for Water Resources P Anil Kumar Yadav assured that the government will stand by and protect the interests of those displaced due to the Polavaram project in every manner. 

published on : 18th September 2021

MEIL completes Polavaram gap-3 concrete dam works

So far, MEIL, which has taken up Polavaram execution in 2019, has completed the spillway slab work, spillway of 3.32 lakh cubic metres and fixing of 42 out of the 48 radial gates.

published on : 11th September 2021

Govt diverted Polavaram R&R funds, alleges Lokesh

Former ministers N Chinarajappa, Devineni Uma and former MLA Pantham Rajeswari were present.

published on : 2nd September 2021

TDP leader Lokesh meets families hit by Polavaram project

There were no doctors in hospitals and medicines were in short supply in Chintur, Yetapaka, VR Puram and Kunavaram mandals, they added.

published on : 1st September 2021

Central officials inspect Polavaram works

The delegation inspected spillway, gates mechanism, upstream and downstream cofferdams, the unique ladder to facilitate the movement of fish, gallery and other components. 

published on : 28th 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

Andhra govt targets completion of phase-I Polavaram R&R by Oct-end

Entire process linked to completion of pending colonies and release of bills by govt; authorities expect to complete rehabilitation of 75% PDFs by September 

published on : 22nd August 2021

No forced eviction from villages: Polavaram-displaced families

The families informed PPA that they had voluntarily moved to the Rehabilitation and Resettlement colonies in view of the closure of gaps in cofferdams, the officials claimed.

published on : 18th August 2021

CPM demands all party meet to assess State’s loss in Polavaram

The CPM has urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for an all-party meeting to assess the loss Odisha is likely to incur due to the Polavaram project. 

published on : 18th August 2021

PPA CEO, Centre officials to inspect Polavaram

After the PPA CEO’s visit, Union Ministry of Jal Shakti (MoJS) officials are also scheduled to visit Visakhapatnam and Polavaram Irrigation Project.

published on : 16th August 2021

Start of projects sans EC irks Nat’l Green Tribunal

The tribunal gave two weeks for filing written submissions and announced that order will be uploaded on or before September 30. 

published on : 10th August 2021

Lower cofferdam diaphragm wall works begin

The upper cofferdam is expected to be 2,480 meters long and 42.5 meters high.

published on : 10th August 2021

Polavaram hydel power plant tunnel works begin

The officials have also chalked out a plan to expedite the works related to the 960 MW hydel power plant and complete it within the stipulated time.

published on : 7th August 2021

YSRC MPs meet min, seek nod for Polavaram RCE 

Despite several representations and meetings, the Central government is not actively pursuing the issues, obstructing the smooth progress of the project.

published on : 29th July 2021

YSRCP MPs submit memorandum to Sitharaman on Polavaram, special status to Andhra

The MPs also requested the Finance Minister to reimburse the expenditure incurred by the state government on the project.

published on : 27th July 2021
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