Centre releases two gazette notifications fixing jurisdiction of KRMB and GRMB
New Delhi: The Central government on Thursday released two gazette notifications bringing all projects in Telugu states under Krishna and Godavari water boards. As per the notification, the boards will maintain the common projects that include Srisailam and Nagarjuna Sagar. The Centre said that the gazettes will come into force from October 14 and each state government should sanction Rs 200 crore for each board as seed money within 60 days.
The Centre mentioned that both state governments should release maintenance money within 20 days after the request. It also informed Telugu states to obtain permission for the projects within six months once gazettes come into force else, they will be considered as closed. 36 projects on the Krishna river and 71 projects on the Godavari river will come under boards.