Polavaram irrigation project

Plan to expedite rehab of Polavaram Project Displaced Families

According to official sources, 5,000 PDFs are ready to be moved currently and the number is set to increase once the financial and compensation obligations are met by the government.

published on : 13th June 2021

Godavari water released for delta via approach channel of Polavaram project

The process began with the removal of the temporary bund at the approach channel to divert water from the river.

published on : 12th June 2021

Expedite Polavaram LARR works: Centre to State

The secretary also reviewed the preparatory measures being taken by the state for the ensuing flood season.

published on : 11th June 2021

Get Rs 1,600 cr Polavaram pending bills released: CM

Jagan asks officials to visit New Delhi, says govt sanctioning money in advance despite financial difficulties as it is a high priority project

published on : 29th May 2021

Cofferdam gaps closed, stage set for water diversion through PIP spillway

The approach channel, the spill channel and the pilot channel are also being readied for diversion of floods.

published on : 28th May 2021

Floodwater diversion via spillway likely this season

The officials said that each power pack unit could be used to operate two radial gates.

published on : 22nd May 2021

Polavaram Project gets one third of irrigation outlay

In 2020-21, the budge estimate was Rs 4,804 crore and the revised estimate at end of the fiscal stood at Rs 1,328 crore. 

published on : 21st May 2021

Two firms bid for additional works of Polavaram Irrigation Project

The technical evaluation of the bids will be done on Wednesday, followed by commercial/financial evaluation on Wednesday before going for reverse tendering, the officials said.

published on : 19th May 2021

Andhra govt planing to provide temporary shelter to families if R&R colonies not finished on time

An interdepartmental meeting, to be chaired by chief secretary Aditya Nath Das, is likely to be held shortly to review the land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement (LARR) aspects.

published on : 16th May 2021

Construct retaining wall at Polavaram dumping site, suggests NGT panel 

It said that judicial interpretation was needed to see if acquisition of additional land for the dump yard meant change in scope of the project.

published on : 6th May 2021

Polavaram Irrigation Project gap closure works gain steam

A senior official said that the works in reach three in the upstream will be launched after the water from Sileru, which is a supply for Godavari delta, is stopped for a brief period.

published on : 5th May 2021

Polavaram price escalation due to ‘revised scope’

Officials say works worth Rs 799 crore were added to scope due to changes in designs

published on : 28th April 2021

Nod to lift in PIP for water to West Godavari, Krishna districts

It approved Rs 7,192.02 crore as against the earlier approval (Sept 8, 2016) of Rs 5,535.41 crore. 

published on : 20th April 2021

Judicial preview clears bids for additional Polavaram head works

After incorporating necessary modifications, the department will float the tender for the works with an estimated cost of Rs 683 crore. 

published on : 11th April 2021

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
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