Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Pranahita Chevella Sujala Sravanthi Lift Irrigation Scheme is a major irrigation project envisaged to irrigate 16.4 lakh acres of land in the 7 drought prone districts of Andhra Pradesh viz, Adilabad, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Warangal, Medak, Nalgonda and Rangareddy apart from providing 10 TMC of Drinking Water to the Villages enroute, 30 TMC of Drinking Water to twin Cities of Hyderabad & Secunderabad. It is also proposed to provide 16 TMC water for Industrial use.
An agreement exists between the State of Maharashtra and State of Andhra Pradesh, which was signed by the then Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Sri S.B. Chavan and the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Sri J. Vengal Rao on 06-10-1975. In pursuance of this agreement a joint committee is to be setup between Government of Andhra Pradesh and Government of Maharashtra. Both the state Governments have now agreed for setting up of a three-tier committee. At the apex level an Inter State Board headed by the two Chief Ministers of the respective states on rotation basis, at second tier level, a Standing committee headed by the two Secretaries to Government of the respective States on rotation basis and Chief Engineer, Pranahitha Chevella Sujala Sravanthi at coordination committee third tier level. It is also agreed to set up an Inter State Board for Pranahitha Chevella Sujala Sravanthi Project, with office head quarters at Hyderabad and will be assisted by the staff as given at para 4 of the agreement including the cost sharing, as per agreement between the two states.
Accordingly, an Agreement of constitution of the Inter State Board for Pranahitha Chevella Sujala Sravanthi Project has been entered into between the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra on 05-05-2012. As per the Agreement, the two State Governments shall communicate the ratification of the agreement to each other. The State Government of Andhra Pradesh have ratified the agreement as per procedure.
The Chief Engineer, Dr. B R Ambedkar Pranahitha Chevella Sujala Sravanthi shall take immediate necessary action for implementing the agreement as Annexed.
Accordingly, the following notification will be published in an Extra- Ordinary Issue of the Andhra Pradesh Gazettee.
The Government of Andhra Pradesh hereby ratifies the Inter State Agreement entered into between the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Andhra Pradesh and the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Maharashtra for Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Pranahitha Chevella Sujala Sravanthi on 05-05-2012 and agreeing to constitute Inter State Board and Joint Committee and set up Head Quarters at Hyderabad with supporting staff.
IRRIGATION & CAD (PW: M&MI-T-IV) DEPARTMENT G.O.Ms. No. 64 Dated:24-09-2012 Read the following
1. Govt. of A.P. Letter No. 194/Major- VIII/2008, Dated: 02-01-2010.
2. From the Prl. Secy. (WR) to Govt. of Maharashtra Letter
No. Misc-2009/404/(76/2009)/WRP, Dated: 19-01-2012.
3. D.O. Letter No. 194/Major- VIII/2008, Dated: 03-02-2012.
4. Agreement Bond for Pranahitha Chevella Sujala Sravanthi Project Dated: 05-05-2012.