Polavaram Irrigation Project

Water resources dept seeks Rs 3,841 crore for Polavaram LARR works

According to information, about 50 per cent works of the 12,963 houses sanctioned are completed.

published on : 9th April 2021

Polavaram spillway designs may be finalised on March 20

As per the action plan of the state water resources department, the spillway works are expected to be completed by May this year. 

published on : 20th March 2021

Rs 333 crore only for Polavaram Irrigation Project cost reimbursement against Rs 1,600 crore due

As the revised cost estimates (RCE) of the project at 2017-18 price level (PL) are yet to be cleared by the Centre, the PPA is said to have processed the bills as per 2013-14 PL.

published on : 11th March 2021

Anil Kumar sees poor Polavaram Irrigation Project planning by TDP government

Water Resources Minister P Anil Kumar has alleged that the damage to the diaphragm wall of Polavaram Irrigation Project (PIP) was due to the ‘poor planning’ by the previous TDP government. 

published on : 11th March 2021

3-D model of Polavaram spillway passes tests   

CE B Sudhakar Babu said that the model study results emerged successful and that the modified layout report would be presented to the DDRP shortly.

published on : 10th March 2021

First hydraulic cylinder attached to Polavaram radial gate

In a yet another milestone, the first hydraulic cylinder was successfully fixed to the radial gates of Polavaram Irrigation Project on Monday. 

published on : 23rd February 2021

Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh a must, says CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

The Chief Minister asserted that despite his government’s commitment to provide a business-friendly environment, industrialisation is yet to gain required growth momentum in the State. 

published on : 21st February 2021

Polavaram Irrigation Project: Dam design panel to meet Friday

The 16th meeting of dam design review panel (DDRP) constituted for Polavaram Irrigation Project (PIP) is scheduled for next week. 

published on : 14th February 2021

Polavaram RCE cut due to changes in land need

The Ministry of Jal Sakthi added that the Centre has so far reimbursed Rs 10,848.36 crore spent by the state government for the execution of the national project.

published on : 5th February 2021

Andhra officials push for clearance of Polavaram RCE at '17-18 price level

The Chief Minister on Tuesday, submitted a representation to Union Minister Amit Shah requesting clearance for the RLS. 

published on : 21st January 2021

Polavaram Irrigation Project spill channel works resume after six-month-long hiatus

It came to a halt in July 2020 due to floods; concreting, soil works to be completed by June

published on : 7th January 2021

Polavaram Irrigation Project: 17.8 thousand displaced families to be rehabilitated by May

The 1,110.4 metre long spillway has 53 blocks and only some of them were concreted up to +34 metre height between 2014 and May 2019, the report said. 

published on : 4th January 2021

Polavaram Irrigation Project: Four-decade-old dream to be a reality in 2021 

Polavaram Irrigation Project is touted as the lifeline of Andhra Pradesh. The State govt aims to complete the works of the national project by December, 2021, so as to supply water for Kharif-2022

published on : 1st January 2021

Complete LARR on priority basis to avoid submergence: PPA to Andhra Pradesh

The PPA also asked the department to plan the civil works as per the progress of LARR, inferring that the project works should be postponed, if need be, to avoid submergence.

published on : 31st December 2020

CWC ‘recommends’ Polavaram Irrigation Project RCE at 2017-18 price

Now, the MoJS has two options for getting the final nod: to finalise the proposal and forward it to the Union Cabinet or to pursue it with the Union Finance Ministry. 

published on : 30th December 2020
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