The state government’ decision was necessitated by the Central government’s decision to cap the project cost at Rs 20,398 crore as per 2013-14 estimates, said officials.
Updated on Nov 16, 2020 09:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prevail upon the Union ministries of finance and Jal Sakthi to accord investment clearances to the revised project cost as per 2017-18 estimates.
Published on Nov 01, 2020 07:30 AM IST
Megha Engineering is currently executing the Rs 80,000 crore Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project on Godavari River in Telangana.
Updated on Sep 23, 2019 09:55 PM IST
The government ordered the probe following a report by an expert committee that looked into the processes followed by the previous TDP regime in tendering, launching and executing engineering works of the Polavaram project.
Published on Aug 26, 2019 07:58 PM IST
Andhra high court cancels govt order scrapping Polavaram contract; ‘slap on CM’s face’, says Opposition
Andhra Pradesh high court struck down an order of the Jagan Mohan Reddy government terminating the contract of Navayuga Engineering Company Limited
Updated on Aug 22, 2019 04:41 PM IST
The fresh tenders have been called for the completion of the balance work on project heads including spillway, spill channel, earth-cum-rock-fill dam, coffer dams etc, besides for the construction of the Polavaram hydel power station of 960 MW capacity.
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 07:31 PM IST
The YSRC government had earlier terminated the contract given to Navayuga, following a recommendation made by an eight-member expert committee constituted on June 14, to examine the processes followed by the previous TDP government in tendering, launching and executing work for the Polavaram project.
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 07:15 PM IST
In a series of setbacks to Polavaram major irrigation project, the National Green Tribunal has halted linked-projects. Polavaram project was close to former Andhra chief minister Chandrababu Naidu.
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 09:28 PM IST
The project was originally conceived during the regime of former chief minister Y S Rajasekhar Reddy in April 2008. A consortium led by Maytas Infra, a sister concern of the Satyam Group promoted by B Ramalinga Raju, bagged the contract for the port project.
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 07:47 PM IST
A senior official in the state irrigation department familiar with the development said an eight-member committee headed by retired chief engineer Abdul Basheer submitted a 40-page report to the state government on July 23, pointing out gross violation of tender norms under Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts in Polavaram.
Updated on Jul 29, 2019 01:13 PM IST
The construction of main dam of the project which began in 2012 picked up pace only after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in June 2014 and was expected to be completed by December 2018.
Updated on May 16, 2019 07:15 PM IST
Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
People in Andhra Pradesh will vote for the Lok Sabha and assembly elections on April 11 and results will be declared on May 23.
Updated on Mar 11, 2019 08:28 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent