Constitution of Inter State Board for Pranhitha Chevella Sujala Sravanthi Project


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.

NOTIFICATION

 

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.

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