The union Cabinet in its meeting held on 01st may, 2014 approved constitution of Polavaram Project Authority and Governing Body of PPA under Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 to be funded by Central Government.
Polavaram Project (also known as India Sagar Polavaram project) in the existing State Andhra Pradesh, is a multi-purpose with an assessed Culturable Command Area of 2.91 lakh hectares and power generation potential of 960 Mega Watt (MW). It also has a provision for supply of 23.44 thousand Million Cubic Feet (TMC) water as delinking water supply to Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant. An inter basin transfer of 80 TMC water annually to Krishna river basin is also envisaged.
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