Water Commission

Plenary promise: KCR begins working on ‘alternative agenda’

Earlier, Rao used to have lengthy meetings with former CWC official R Vidyasagar Rao before the formation of Telangana on the irrigation sector.

published on : 18th May 2022

Retiring Supreme Court judge Vineet Saran may get to chair Central water body

The term of the present CWC  chairman, Dr R K Gupta, is coming to an end soon and Justice Saran will take over from him, according to highly placed sources.

published on : 9th May 2022

Call on Central Water Commission's affidavit after meet with CM: Tamil Nadu minister Duraimurugan

Water Resources Minister Duraimurugan informed the Assembly on Wednesday while replying to the debate on grants for the department.

published on : 7th April 2022

Mullaperiyar Dam case: Centre suggests supervisory committee continue as NDSA will take one year to function properly

Last week, The Central government was asked to file a note explaining the establishment and scope of authority of the National Dam Safety Authority under the Dam Safety Act, 2021.

published on : 5th April 2022

TN opposes CWC’s suggestion to review Mullaperiyar dam safety

Tamil Nadu government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the State of Kerala has been repeatedly thwarting the efforts by them to carry out the strengthening work of the Mullaperiyar dam.

published on : 4th February 2022

Delay in projects clearance irks KCR, urges officials to be in touch with Central Water Commission

KCR told officials he wanted all five projects on the River Godavari to be removed from the gazette notification issued by the Centre by pursuing the matter with GRMB officials.

published on : 10th January 2022

Central Water Commission Polavaram meet deferred until next week

Surge in Covid cases, imposition of night curfew cited as reasons; meeting to be held in Delhi instead of Polavaram

published on : 8th January 2022

Stop all works at Rayalaseema Lift Irrigation Scheme till environmental clearance: NGT

Further, the committee will look into the unnecessary excess work done amounts to part of the project.

published on : 18th December 2021

Mullaiperiyar dam: Tamil Nadu draws more water

The minister, in a statement here, said that due to continuous rains, it was decided to release 500 cusecs of water from the Mullaiperiyar dam by opening two spillway gates.

published on : 30th October 2021

Hirakud’s addl spillway project work to resume

Sources said after revision of the project estimate recently, the bid document for floating fresh tender got administrative approval.

published on : 18th October 2021

Telangana objects to Andhra's plan to expand Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanthi canal capacity

In a letter to the Board on Saturday, Telangana Engineer-in-Chief C Muralidhar said diversion of water to outside the Krishna r iver bas in was against the award of the Tribunal.

published on : 29th August 2021

Pakistan objects to Kiru hydro plant design; India says project fully complaint with Indus treaty

According to the treaty, India has been given the right to generate hydroelectricity through run-of-the-river projects on the western rivers subject to specific criteria for design and operation.

published on : 24th August 2021

Mekedatu: Tamil Nadu Assembly condemns Karnataka, CWC; CM accuses Centre of partiality

A resolution to this effect moved by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami was unanimously adopted by the House. 

published on : 6th December 2018

Unprecedented rains, not dams caused Kerala floods: Central Water Commission

The sources said that the report is based on analysis of dam-related data generated during the period of heavy rainfall.

published on : 6th September 2018