Tupakulagudem Project 1


Construction of barrage at Tupakulagudem Project with Radial Gates including hoisting arrangements, construction of guide bunds on the right flank, construction of Head Regulator for Power channel with vertical gates including hoisting arrangements across River Godavari near Tupakulagudem (V), Eturunagaram (M), Warangal District for an amount of Rs. 2121.00 Crores

1. To accord approval for a total cost of Rs. 2121.00 Crore for construction of a barrage at Tupakulagudem Project and to meet the expenditure from the revised administrative approval already accorded vide G.O.Ms No.38, Dt.24-04-2013 for Rs.2345.00 Crore.

2. To accord approval for entrustment of Construction of Barrage work at Thupakulagudem (V) to the existing agency executing the work of P.V.Narsimha Rao Kanthanapally Sujala Sravanthi with SSR 2012-13 rates with a tender discount of (-) 9.1389 % in EPC mode with the following recommendations for Tupakulagudem Project.

i) Waiver of interest on mobilization advance from 29-3-2015 i.e., the date from which the work was stopped till the resumption of the work.

ii) Payment of bills for a minimum amount of Rs 1.00 Crore per month as against the agreement condition vide clause no 41.6 of general conditions of contract of volume I of agreement which stipulates minimum bill at 0.5 % on agreement amount.

iii) To accord permission to conclude supplemental agreement for the change of location, parameters, specifications and standards, if any.

2. After careful examination of the proposal of the Engineer-in-Chiief(Irrigation), Hyderabad hereby accord Administrative Approval for the following:

1. Approval for the total cost of Rs. 2121.00 Crore (Rupees two thousand one hundred and twenty-one crores only) for construction of a barrage at Thupakulagudem (v), Eturunagaram (M) and to meet the expenditure from the revised administrative approval already accorded vide G.O.Ms No.38, Dt.2404-2013 for Rs.2345.00 Crore.

2. Approval for entrustment of Construction of Barrage work at Thupakulagudem (V) to the existing agency executing the work of P.V.Narsimha Rao Kanthanapally Sujala Sravanthi with SSR 2012-13 rates with tender discount of (-) 9.1389 % in EPC mode with the following permissions.

i) Waiver of interest on mobilization advance from 29-3-2015 i.e., the date from which the work was stopped till the resumption of the work.

ii) Payment of bills for a minimum amount of Rs 1.00 Crore per month as against the agreement condition vide clause no 41.6 of general conditions of contract of volume I of agreement which stipulates minimum bill at 0.5 % on agreement amount.

iii) Permission to conclude supplemental agreement for the change of location, parameters, specifications and standards, if any.

3. The Engineer-in-Chief(Irrigation), Hyderabad shall take necessary action accordingly.

4. This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (W&P) Department, vide their U.O. No.13598/216/WP/A1/2016, Dated.21.12.2016.
Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 has been amended and named as the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Telangana Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act No.21/2017) in its Application to the State of Telangana.
2. In the reference 2nd read above, while narrating certain circumstances the Chief Engineer, I&CAD Dept, Kanthanapally Project, Warangal has requested the Government to exempt P.V.Narsimharao Kanthanapally Sujala Sravanthi Project (Barrage on river Godavari at Tupakulagudem) under section 10(A) from the application of provisions of chapter II and III of the original act.
3. After careful examination, and after taking into consideration of the facts that, Land Acquisition is very important for implementation of the projects and any delay in land acquisition on one hand escalates the cost of the project and on the other hand, deprives the farmers due benefit from the Project. Government, in accordance with the provisions contained in Section10A(b) in Chapter III.A of the RFCTLA&RR (Telangana Amendment) Act, 2016( Act No.21 of 2017), hereby, exempt the P.V.Narsimharao Kanthanapally Sujala Sravanthi Project (Barrage on river Godavari at Tupakulagudem) from the application of the provisions of Chapter II and III of the RFCTLA&RR Act, 2013.
4. Accordingly, the following Notification shall be published in the next extraordinary issue of the Telangana Gazette.

NOTIFICATION
“In exercise of the powers conferred by Section10A(b) in Chapter III.A of the RFCTLA&RR (Telangana Amendment) Act, 2016( Act No.21 of 2017), Government of Telangana hereby, exempt the P.V.Narsimharao Kanthanapally Sujala Sravanthi Project (Barrage on river Godavari at Tupakulagudem) from the application of the provisions of Chapter II and III of the RFCTLA&RR Act, 2013”.
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5. The Commissioner, R&R and LA, I&CAD Department, the Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, TS and the Engineer-in-Chief(Irrigation) Hyderabad shall take further necessary action in the matter, accordingly.


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