Rayalaseema Lift Irrigation Scheme

Congress urges Telangana CM KCR to move High Court to stop Rayalaseema project

In a letter addressed to the CM, former Minister Nagam Janardhan Reddy stated that the AP government had no legal right to use even a single drop of water without satisfying the needs of Telangana. 

published on : 12th October 2021

NGT reserves order in Rayalaseema Lift Irrigation Scheme contempt case

The entire case has been in the court ever since a social activist from Narayanpet alleged that the works taken up by Andhra Pradesh government at the RLIS site were in contempt of the court.

published on : 5th October 2021

Repeated meets fail to bring Andhra Pradesh, Telangana water projects under ambit of Boards

The Boards failed to procure the information pertaining to the staff details of projects from the States.

published on : 1st October 2021

NGT takes Centre to task for inaction on Telangana's Palamuru irrigation works

The NGT asserted if that was not true, action would be initiated against AP Chief Secretary Aditya Nath Das, even if he retired.

published on : 28th September 2021

No works on Rayalaseema irrigation project since July, Andhra tells National Green Tribunal

The counsel for the state maintained that there was no secrecy and hiding of facts on RLIS project works and DPR preparation.

published on : 28th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh seeks time to present its case in Rayalaseema Lift Scheme issue

National Green Tribunal defers hearing on contempt plea to September 16; Ministry of Environment and Forests says no signs of progress in project construction activities

published on : 9th September 2021

NGT adjourns hearing on petition against RLIS

They contended that the board’s report nowhere mentioned that the works taken up pertain to the components of the project.

published on : 28th August 2021

Krishna river Board report ‘exposes’ Andhra’s excess works: Telangana official

The report also noted specific excavations on the site.

published on : 15th August 2021

Works at RLIS more than required for DPR, finds KRMB

The National Green Tribunal will examine the report submitted by the KRMB on Monday.

published on : 15th August 2021

Telangana asks Krishna river Board to stop Andhra from diverting Srisailam water

In a letter to the board, Irrigation Engineer-in-Chief C Muralidhar says Andhra Pradesh has been utilising more water than its earmarked share of 31.90 tmcft.

published on : 13th August 2021

EAC seeks more information on Rayalaseema scheme for environmental clearances

In the 13th EAC meeting held on June 16, the members wanted more information and deferred a decision. In the subsequent meeting held on July 7 too, additional information was sought.

published on : 21st July 2021

YSR Congress decides to raise Krishna water dispute in Parliament

The party senior leader and Rajya Sabha member V Vijayasai Reddy said that they would raise voice against Telangana's whimsical attitude in depriving Andhra its fair share of Krishna river water.

published on : 16th July 2021

Andhra Pradesh: Three TDP MLAs from Prakasam district urge CM Jagan Mohan Reddy to drop RLIS

If the Nagarjuna Sagar reservoir would not receive required water from Srisailam, the Prakasam farmers would face a severe crisis, they argued.

published on : 12th July 2021

CM Jagan’s letters to PM on water issues nothing but 'thief shouting thief': Telangana Minister G Jagadish Reddy

Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy demanded that Andhra government should withdraw GO 203 and stop the construction of Rayalaseema Lift Irrigation Scheme and Rajolibanda Diversion Scheme right canal.

published on : 9th July 2021

Andhra to pitch for Environmental Clearance to Rayalaseema lift scheme at Expert Committee meeting

As per the process, after the EAC clears the proposal, it will be forwarded to another three-member committee headed by the secretary of Ministry of Environment and Forests.

published on : 7th July 2021
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