Welcome to Polavaram Project Authority

As per the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, Polavaram Irrigation Project has been declared a National Project and it is expedient in the public interest that the Union should take under its control the regulation and development of the Polavaram Irrigation Project for the purposes of irrigation.

As per the Act, the Central Government shall execute the project and obtain all requisite clearances including environmental, forests, and rehabilitation and resettlement norms.

Government of Andhra Pradesh, Water Resources Department is the Executing Agency for Polavaram Irrigation Project (PIP) on behalf of Govt. of India. The PIP is being looked after by the Chief Engineer, PIP, WRD while the LA and R&R Works are being looked after by the Special Commissioner (R&R).

The consent for Polavaram Irrigation Project shall be deemed to have been given by the successor State of Telangana.

To carry out the purposes of the said provisions of the Act, the Central Government has constituted the Governing Body to Polavaram Project Authority and the Polavaram Project Authority.

Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Hon'ble Minister Ministry of Jal Shakti
 
Shri Prahlad Singh Patel Hon'ble Minister of State Ministry of Jal Shakti
 
Shri Bishweswar Tudu Hon'ble Minister of State Ministry of Jal Shakti
 
Shri Pankaj Kumar, IAS Secretary Department of Water Resources, River Development Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti
 
Shri J Chandrashekhar Iyer Chief Executive Officer - PPA Department of Water Resources, River Development Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti
 

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