EIA for Ramapada Sagar (Polavaram) Irrigation Project using the model of RS and GIS

This Research study deals with the Environmental impact assessment for an irrigation project i.e.Ramapada Sagar (Polavaram) Irrigation project, which has been carried out in parts of West Godavari, East Godavari and Khammam districts of Andhra Pradesh. About 14,400 Sq Kilometer area of remote sensing data have been collected and analyzed for environmental impact assessment by using emerging GIS technology. The prime objective is to study the environmental impact of the project on land use land cover environment, water environment, , submergence area and formulate suitable environmental management plan for minimizing expected adverse impacts during as well as after the implementation of project.