Polavaram Project

Of Rs 2,087 cr bill, PPA cleared only Rs 711 cr: Centre

All the bills, after scrutinised by the PPA and CWC will be sent to the Jal Shakti ministry, which in turn forwards it to the Ministry of Finance for approval.

published on : 30th November 2021

YSRC to raise Polavaram in Parliamentary

A decision to this effect was taken in the YSRC Parliamentary party meeting chaired by Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday.

published on : 27th November 2021

Re-examine deadline for Polavaram: Andhra government to Project Authority

Andhra government said Polavaram project execution has slowed down due to delay in giving investment clearance to RCE and release of funds by Centre.  

published on : 11th November 2021

‘Centre has to take call on Polavaram RCE’

This is the message understood to have been passed on to the water resources department by the officials of the Jal Shakti ministry. 

published on : 26th 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

'Polavaram project to ease woes of Krishna delta', says Telangana's witness

The cross examination of Telangana witness before the Brijesh Kumar Tribunal resumed after several months on Wednesday.  

published on : 7th October 2021

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

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

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

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

Don’t evacuate Polavaram displaced families sans proper R&R: Andhra HC

It was argued that officials are intentionally storing water in cofferdam so the backwater enters the submerged villages, forcing people to evacuate, even before the R & R package is implemented.

published on : 25th July 2021
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