The panel felt that as long as the Andhra Pradesh government honours all agreements, no further studies are required on the issue.
On Tuesday, according to the infrastructure firm, works continued uninterrupted even as the discharge was 19 lakh cusecs.
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.
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.
The Union MoJS sent a point-by-point response to the representation of activist Pentapati Pulla Rao, who demanded action against the alleged irregularities.
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.
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.
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.
The Water Resources department is expecting to get final clearance for the revised cost estimates (RCE) of Polavaram project shortly.
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.
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.
The counsel appearing for Odisha reportedly argued that the national project violated the Bachawat Tribunal Award and that its design was being changed.
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.
The NGT found fault with the PPA for going ahead with the construction of cofferdam without completing the R and R.
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.