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Nagarjuna Sagar Project: Water sharing fight between Telangana and Andhra

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 02, Jul 2021
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What is the issue: Telangana is allegedly drawing water from 806 ft. 

What is the mandate:Telangana and A.P. are mandated to draw water from the dam for power generation after the level reaches 834 feet.

About the Project

  • Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is a masonry dam across the Krishna River at Nagarjuna Sagar which straddles the border between Nalgonda district in Telangana and Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh
  • Nagarjunasagar Project is the largest and highest masonry dam in the world
  • The Project was inaugurated on 10th December 1955 by Late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Masonry Dam: Any dam constructed mainly of stone, brick, or concrete blocks jointed with mortar.