No change in scope of project: NGT panel report on Polavaram favours Andhra Pradesh

The panel felt that as long as the Andhra Pradesh government honours all agreements, no further studies are required on the issue.

published on : 10th September 2020

‘Planning reduces flood impact on Polavaram works’

On Tuesday, according to the infrastructure firm, works continued uninterrupted even as the discharge was 19 lakh cusecs.

published on : 26th August 2020

Focus on R&R works of Polavaram, Gandikota projects: Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy to officials

He also told the officials to be ready for the second Apex Council meeting to address the issues raised by Telangana, which has moved the Supreme Court against the RLIS.

published on : 13th August 2020

AP seeks release of pending central funds

The RCE committee of the Union Jal Shakti Ministry had given clearance for Rs 47,725.74 crore (at 2016-17 price level) in the first week of March.

published on : 1st July 2020

No graft in Polavaram execution: Centre

The Union MoJS sent a point-by-point response to the representation of activist Pentapati Pulla Rao, who demanded action against the alleged irregularities.

published on : 28th June 2020

Polavaram funds based on audit: Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

It may be recalled that the technical advisory committee of the Central Water Commission (CWC), in February, 2019, had approved RCE at Rs 55,548 crore at 2017-18 price level.

published on : 6th March 2020

App launched in Andhra Pradesh for real-time monitoring of irrigation projects

To monitor the progress of execution of various irrigation projects, especially Polavaram project, in the State, Water Resources Minister P Anil Kumar launched a mobile app and website on Wednesday.

published on : 5th March 2020

Ensure Polavaram project is done by June 2021: Andhra CM Jagan

The Chief Minister directed officials to immediately start relief and rehabilitation work so people from the region can be evacuated to safer places even before project is completed.

published on : 29th February 2020

Financial concurrence for Polavaram RCE shortly: Officials

The Water Resources department is expecting to get final clearance for the revised cost estimates (RCE) of Polavaram project shortly.

published on : 28th February 2020

Centre to fund land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement for Polavaram project: Officials

The funds required for land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement (LARR) for the Polavaram Irrigation Project will be borne by the Centre, the State water resources officials have clarified.

published on : 27th February 2020

Immediate release of Rs 300 crore sought for R&R colonies of Polavaram

Once the families are rehabilitated, the compensation could be given, the official noted. The department plans to complete the first phase works by the latter half of the year.

published on : 10th February 2020

Supreme Court asks Andhra government for report, pictures of Polavaram work

The counsel appearing for Odisha reportedly argued that the national project violated the Bachawat Tribunal Award and that its design was being changed.

published on : 15th January 2020

Rs 1,850-crore Central aid released for Andhra Pradesh's Polavaram project with riders

Over two dozen riders, including recovery of the grant as a loan from the State exchequer if the latter fails to comply with the conditions, may further delay the project execution.

published on : 11th January 2020

LARR a must to resume works of polavaram? 

The NGT found fault with the PPA for going ahead with the construction of cofferdam without completing the R and R. 

published on : 29th December 2019

Panel on Polavaram project: Rehab package an eyewash

People affected by displacement due to the Polavaram project have demanded a better rehabilitation package from the State and Union governments as they claim the present one is an eyewash. 

published on : 26th December 2019
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