Oct. 28: A severe food crisis looms large over the state with the government deciding to declare a crop holiday for 75 per cent irrigable area in the Godavari delta in the forthcoming Rabi season.
The delta, with over 10 lakh acres in East and West Godavari districts and considered to be the rice bowl of the state, produces
27 lakh tonnes of paddy annually.

Report of the Sub-Committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) in pursuance to the Direction of Hon’ble High Court of Judicature of Andhra Pradesh at Hyderabad (Special Original Jurisdiction) dated 29th June, 2009 in respect of Writ Petition No. 13341/08 filed by Krishna Godavari

Many of the world's largest deltas are densely populated and heavily farmed. Yet many of their inhabitants are becoming increasingly vulnerable to flooding and conversions of their land to open ocean.

June 29: The Krishna-Godavari basin has been a potential zone for extraction of oil and gas for a long time. The ONGC started exploration for oil and gas in the KG Basin in April 1977, and drilled its first well near Narasapuram in 1978, and discovered gas.

For thousands of years, this country

Vijayawada, Sept. 9: The Congress government claims to be focused on irrigation projects, but poor water management is compounding the woes of farmers in the Krishna and Godavari delta. Despite the tall claims about irrigation projects, several lakh cusecs of water from Krishna and Godavari rivers is going waste into the sea. At the same time, flooding also occurs, damaging the crops in several hundred acres. The same fields dry up during drought and yearn for water even for a single crop.

Krishna delta lost 1,783 ha between 1977 and 2000 A study published in Current Science (Vol 87, No 9) noted that the Godavari delta had lost 1,836

THE Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), India's premier energy company, ranks first among the oil exploration and production (E&P) companies in Asia.

The multi-crore Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh is currently embroiled in legal issues. But now, the project is being contested on technical issues as well. A study carried out by the

This report examines aspects of hydrological and environmental feasibility of interbasin water transfers in India and forms part of the larger research project which deals with multiple aspects of the National River Linking Project. The study uses the water transfer links in and out of the Krishna River Basin as examples.