KLIS not given national status as it has engineering flaws: Gajendra Shekhawat

Shekhawat claimed that there has been a conscious effort by the ruling party in the State to erase the contribution of the BJP in the statehood movement.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Polavaram project affected 99 villages, backwater study must: Telangana EnC

The EnC pointed out that due to the recent floods, more inundation was observed around Bhadrachalam temple premises and near the flood bank than the area affected during the 1986 floods.

published on : 31st July 2022

Potteru canal develops 5-metre breach, crops flooded

Villagers said absence of concrete lining and poor maintenance led to the incident

published on : 30th July 2022

YSRC MPs’ resignation will help get R&R package for displaced families of Polavaram: Naidu

Naidu visited several flood-hit villages in Polavaram and interacted with the victims on the second and final day of his visit to Eluru district on Friday.

published on : 30th July 2022

Ambati blames previous TDP regime for damage to Polavaram Irrigation Project diaphragm wall

Rambabu alleged that the TDP government had focussed on the project works rather than resettlement only for their selfish interests.

published on : 26th July 2022

KLIS not eligible for National Project Scheme: Centre

However, in the absence of investment clearance, the project was deemed not eligible for inclusion under the NP scheme.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Polavaram project won’t affect Telangana interests: Ambati Rambabu

Ambati attributed the present problems of the Polavaram project to the previous TDP regime.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Officials to restart Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme motors in October

Irrigation officials are planning to start the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme motors at Annaram by October 15 and those at Medigadda by October-end.  

published on : 20th July 2022

June 2024 set as revised deadline for Andhra Pradesh's Polavaram Irrigation project

In reply to a question raised by TDP Rajya Sabha MP Kanakamedala Ravindra Kumar on Tuesday, the Union Minister said it was planned to complete the project by April, 2022. 

published on : 20th July 2022

Upper cofferdam of Andhra Pradesh's Polavaram project gets 1m taller in 48 hours

With the Polavaram Irrigation Project receiving heavy inflows from upstream areas, the height of the upper cofferdam of the project was raised by one metre.

published on : 19th July 2022

KCR’s conspiracy theory baffles climate experts

According to Dr N Sai Bhaskar Reddy, an international climate change expert, flooding in the Godavari river belt points to lacunae in planning and execution of irrigation projects.

published on : 18th July 2022

Indravati project releases water for Kharif irrigation

The Indravati project has released water for the current kharif season through the lift irrigation system.

published on : 12th July 2022

Andhra Pradesh HC sends notice to state government over river bank encroachments

The court directed the officials to submit district-wise full details of tanks and river flood banks, encroachments and illegal constructions on those lands.

published on : 9th July 2022

Rains push level of Siruvani dam near Kerala-Tamil Nadu border up by eight feet in one week

Kerala irrigation department was maintaining the maximum water level at 877.00m instead of 878.50m as stipulated in the interstate agreement.

published on : 9th July 2022

PWD officials' permission to contruct bridge leads to canal encroachment in Tamil Nadu's Alangulam

The residents fear that it would be difficult to dredge the canal using earthmover after the bridge comes up, and other persons who own land near the canal might also decide to build bridges over the

published on : 8th July 2022

Farmers ask Centre to release funds to restore 37 Tamil Nadu dams

As work to rehabilitate dams in Tamil Nadu seems to have hit a roadblock, farmers have urged the Union government to release funds for these projects.

published on : 6th July 2022

Lift irrigation on Vamsadhara river to be a game-changer

The lift irrigation scheme will be similar to Pattiseema project, which draws water from Godavari and diverts it to Krishna through the Right Main Canal of Polavaram project.

published on : 2nd July 2022

No consensus at GRMB meeting

The AP officials said that they were ready to handover their projects to the board, provided the TS also handed over all its projects, including Medigadda barrage, Devadula lift irrigation scheme etc.

published on : 1st July 2022

Cost difference delays micro-irrigation subsidy for ryots

An operator from the private engineering firm said that the present rate offered by the government was fixed 6 years ago, and should be revised.

published on : 16th June 2022
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