JSW announced a compensation package for people losing land in villages of Nuagaon, Gadakujang and Dhinkia gram panchayat.
Works of both Right Main Canal and the Left Main Canal including distributary system is expected to be completed by April 2022.
Of the total, 13,938 PDFs opted for houses by the government and the others opted to build houses on their own with the compensation given by the government.
Activists demand that the government should acquire land only if they need it for a larger public interest through Land Acquisition (Rehabilitation and Resettlement) Act of 2013.
According to sources, at least 26 families are yet to receive permanent double bedroom houses, as a result of which they had been staying in makeshift houses in the colony.
Haryana state police had lathi-charged a group of farmers disrupting traffic movement on a highway while heading towards Karnal in Haryana to protest against a BJP meeting on August 28.
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.
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.
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.
The quality of construction of the houses in R&R colonies was very poor apart from lack of basic amenities, the displaced alleged.
Advocate General S Sriram said biodata of only one of three persons was with the government.
Addressing a press conference, he termed the R&R package of Rs 550 crore released by the State government as a meagre amount and that it will not cater to the needs of the displaced.
Tribals and non-tribals of the submergence villages in Devipatnam and Thoyyeru were shifted to the Rehabilitation and Resettlement Colony at Sri Krishnudipalem a few days ago.
To protest against State government’s attitude in solving the problems of the submerged area, opposition parties' leaders have planned for a deeksha in Vijayawada city on Monday.
Jagan asks officials to visit New Delhi, says govt sanctioning money in advance despite financial difficulties as it is a high priority project