Ministry of Jal Shakti

Nagarjuna Sagardam

Posted On: 19 JUL 2021 7:46PM by PIB Delhi

Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in his letter dated 05.07.2021 addressed to the Hon’ble Union Minister of Jal Shakti has mentioned that “the State of Telangana continues to unilaterally operate hydel power generation from Nagarjunasagar Project without placing indent before KRMB and in violation of the protocol for water drawals”.

The Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) vide its letter dated 15.07.2021 has requested the Telangana State GENCO authorities to stop further release of water through Srisailam Dam (Left Power House), NagarjunaSagar Dam and Pulichintala Project, as it is agreed that quantum of water drawn for power generation purpose is incidental to irrigation and drinking water needs.

This Information was given by the Minister of State for Jal Shakti & Tribal Affairs, Shri BishweswarTudu in Rajya Sabha  today.

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