KRMB asks AP WRD to stop construction of right main canal

By   |  Published: 15th Jul 2021  11:56 pm

Hyderabad: The Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) has asked the Andhra Pradesh Water Resources Department (WRD) Engineer-in-Chief not to carry out further construction of the right main canal until a Detailed Project Report (DPR) was appraised by it and Central Water Commission (CWC) and sanctioned by the Apex Council. to stop

In a letter to AP WRD Engineer-in-Chief, Board member Harikesh Meena said a request was made to submit DRP of the project for clearance. However, no DPR was received by the Board. Copies of the letters received from Telangana Irrigation Engineer-in-Chief were also enclosed with the Board’s letter.

In a separate letter to Telangana Irrigation Engineer-in-Chief, the Board urged him to furnish views/comments on minor irrigation projects taken up by the State ‘without any clearances from it.’ The board asked views in response to a letter from the AP WRD Engineer-in-Chief.