KRMB meet: Action plan for Telugu states’ drinking and cultivating water problem launched .. Key discussion at KRMB committee meeting | Krishna river management board three member committee virtual meeting on telangana and andhra pradesh water distribution

KRMB meet: Action plan for Telugu states’ drinking and cultivating water problem launched .. Key discussion at KRMB committee meeting | Krishna river management board three member committee virtual meeting on telangana and andhra pradesh water distribution

An action plan has been launched to solve the problem of Telangana, AP cultivation and drinking water. Krishna River Ownership Board (KRMB) Tripartite Committee met. The virtual meeting was attended by Irrigation Department officials from both the states.

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KRMB vartual Meet: An action plan has been launched to solve the problem of Telangana, AP cultivation and drinking water. Krishna River Ownership Board (KRMB) Tripartite Committee met. The virtual meeting was attended by Irrigation Department officials from both the states. The officials discussed the needs of Telangana, AP cultivation and drinking water.

The key issues were discussed at the KRMB Tripartite Committee meeting. Members mainly discussed the release of water for cultivation and drinking needs in Yasangi. The meeting was attended by Board Chairman MP Singh along with Telangana and Andhra Pradesh ENCs and officials. Telangana has suggested to discuss for the upcoming Yasangi season, not for the kharif crop which will end in 15 days. AP has expressed willingness to propose Telangana ENC Muralidhar. According to Telangana, 150 TMCs will be required for irrigation and 90 TMCs for drinking water for the Yasangi season. Kharif wants 23 TMCs for the 15-day season, the AP said. KRMB said it would meet again soon to take a decision.

If this is the case, then in Kharif, till the 15th of this month, 11.77 TMCs under the Nagarjunasagar left canal, 2.55 TMCs under the right canal, 5.22 TMCs from the Potireddipadu head regulator and 4.14 TMCs from the Srisailam reservoir for the Handrineva aquifer have been requested to be allocated by the APCNR. During the meeting, Telangana also provided details on the extent to which water is required. The committee which discussed water allocations at the meeting .. will give final orders.

In the past, AP was allotted 207 TMCs. Of this, 183.32 TMCs of water was utilized from these two projects till November 30, AP said in its indent. All the gates of the projects were lifted and an additional 32.16 TMCs were taken in the days when the water went into the sea.

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