Polavaram project

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

Rs 11,182 crore released for Polavaram project

The Centre has released `11,182 crore for the Polavaram project since 2014, Minister of State for Planning and Programme Implementation Rao Inderjit Singh said.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Don’t compromise on Polavaram rehabilitation, resettlement works: CM Jagan

Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy said while the state has not kept any bills related to R&R pending, the Centre is yet to clear Rs 2,300 crores for the Polavaram project.

published on : 20th July 2021

YSRC MPs disrupt Parliament over Special Category Status, Polavaram project dues

In Rajya Sabha, YSRC leader Vijayasai Reddy requested Chairman to suspend business and take up discussion on Special Category Status. In Lok Sabha, YRSC demanded release of pending Polavaram dues. 

published on : 20th 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

Centre adopting ‘step-motherly attitude’ towards Andhra Pradesh: YSRC MP Vijayasai Reddy

Rajya Sabha MP V Vijayasai Reddy also asserted that the YSRC is against the Centre’s move to privatise Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.

published on : 19th July 2021

Godavari districts on alert after rains

In view of the increasing water levels, officials went to the villages along the upstream of Polavaram project on both sides of the river bank and requested the villagers to move to relief camps.

published on : 16th July 2021
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