Polavaram fraud

Polavaram fraud

The Andhra Pradesh government lied to obtain forest clearance for the Polavaram dam on the Godavari; it said there were no forest rights claimants in the dam’s submergence zone. Down To Earth visited the villages denied forest rights and found the state had indeed lied.

To know more click on the following URL: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/node/33444

See Also

Order: Polavaram project given final clearance

Letter: Letter from MoEF to Orissa CM

Public Hearing: Polavaram project in AP

Feature: AP dam project under fire

Feature: Polavaram in legal wrangle

Feature: Suit against dam.

Feature: Orissa wants stay

Report: Groundwater externalities of surface irrigation transfers under NRLP

Presentation: Analysis of Water Availability vs. Water Use

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