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Polavaram Project Status

The Polavaram Project is being deployed with prime prime objective to provide Irrigation benefits.

Polavaram Project Status with target date of completion of Polavaram Project is in March, 2018. Polavaram Project location are mainly in in the upland areas of Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna Districts. Polavaram Project was included under AIBP during the year 2008-09. Under the AIBP a finacial assistance of Rs. 562.47 crore was provided.

In the year 2014, the inception year of the Polavaram project Rs 580 croers was released in tenure of 2014-15 and was declared as natoional project. Further, the balance cost of the project is Rs. 7171 crore, including the reimbursement of Rs.1066.40 crore spent by Government of Andhra Pradesh as indicated by Polavaram Project Authority.

To provide growth momentum to Polavaram Project Rs. 600 crore was pumped in the Polavarm project during the fiscal 2015-16.

As per information provided by Polavaram Project Authority, Polavaram Project Status of various works at various Polavaram Project locations are given below:-
Dam Area: Earthwork: 26%, Embankments: 2%, Concreting: 4%, Gates:27%
Right Main Canal:
Earthwork: 93%, Lining: 67%, Structures: 60%
Left Main Canal:
Earthwork: 82%, Lining: 59%, Structures: 27%

The above polavaram project statistical figure for the Polavaram Project status was provided by Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti in a written reply in Lok Sabha today. 

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