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POLAVARAM PROJECT NEWS

Polavaram project: Andhra govt seeks Rs 2,033 cr reimbursement

October 04, 2021 3:16 am

With the completion of the Gap 3 dam – a concrete dam interconnecting the spillway with the main Earth Cum Rockfill (ECRF) dam – water for irrigation will be released for the first time to canals next kharif season, marking a major milestone in the project.

Polavaram project: SC notice to Telangana on appeal against NGT order

July 08, 2021 3:43 pm

The apex court was hearing the appeal filed by Odisha government against the September 18, 2020 order of the NGT contending that it has erroneously accepted the report of a committee without affording the state an opportunity to be heard.

Centre extends construction permit for Polavaram project by 2 years

June 27, 2019 4:44 am

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar made the announcement at Parliament complex on Wednesday.

Andhra Pradesh: Polavaram project to enter Guinness Book of World Record

January 06, 2019 11:08 pm

The spill channel concrete works started at 8 am Sunday and more than 14000 cubic metres of concrete works completed by 8 pm. The representatives of Guinness Book of World record are recording the event using drone cameras.

Andhra Chief Minister miffed with Centre over its 'stand' on Polavaram project

November 30, 2017 9:59 pm

Chandrababu Naidu said he would hand over the Polavaram project (for execution) to the Centre if it persisted with its current stand.

Andhra Pradesh Congress demands white paper on Polavaram project

August 15, 2017 5:00 pm

The Andhra Pradesh Congress today demanded that the TDP government should come out with a white paper on Polavaram project to clear all the facts regarding the venture. The cost of the project was estimated at Rs 16,000 crore. 

Odisha, Chhattisgarh express concern on Polavaram design flood

December 08, 2016 2:13 pm

Lok Sabha informed that concerns were raised by governments of Odhisa and Chattisgarh with regard to design flood and back water calculations of the Polavaram project.

Activists from neighbouring states vow to fight Polavaram

November 25, 2016 6:55 pm

The activists alleged that around four lakh people, 60 per cent of them tribals, will be affected by the project and only politicians, contractors and industrialists will benefit from it.

BJD MLAs disrupt Odisha House over Polavaram project, write to President

December 12, 2015 1:11 am

Later, BJD MLAs, including ministers, marched to the Raj Bhavan and submitted a memorandum addressed to the President.

Andhra river interlinking: Farmers celebrate as Godavari water reaches Krishna delta region

September 10, 2015 3:53 am

Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheshwara Rao said: “It is a historic moment. Godavari and Krishna rivers are interlinked now.’’

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