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Water being a State subject, initiatives on sustainable water management including conservation and water harvesting in the Country is primarily States’ responsibility. Further, a number of States have done notable work in the field of water conservation/harvesting.

The preparation of the State Action Plan for 2019-20 is aimed at achieving the desired outcomes under the key focus areas. The Empowered Committee (EC) has observed that the implementation of Rural Development Programmes had been outstanding in various States/UTs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Human Rights & Consumer Protection Cell Trust Vs The State of Telangana dated 28/01/2020 regarding encroachment of the buffer zone of Chelikunta tank in Ramchandra Puram Mandal of Sangareddy district of Telangana.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohammed Nayeem Pasha & Others Vs The State of Telangana & Others dated 06/12/2019 regarding remedial action against pollution of river Musi at Hyderabad, Telangana which is reported to be contaminated due to industrial and domestic sewage discharged into the river or into the drains connected thereto. The industries in the catchment areas are bulk drug and pharmaceutical units.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Madhusudhan Reddy Vs State of Telangana dated 31/10/2019 regarding pollution caused by Kisan Agro Feeds Factory in Kothapalli, Village Yacharam (MO) Ranga Reddy, Telangana in the process of extracting oil from the dead bodies of animals. The oil is mixed with edible oils causing hazard to the public health.

The per capita income (PCI) of Telangana has touched the Rs 2 lakh mark in the fiscal 2018-19. The Socio-Economic Outlook Report - 2019 shows that the state's average rose from Rs 1,80,697 in the fiscal 2017-18 to Rs 2,05,696 in the 2018-19 financial year, registering a growth of 13.8% at current prices.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. Lakshma Reddy Vs M/s Siddi Vinayaka Oil Mill & Others dated 08/08/2019 regarding untreated effluents discharged by Frigerio Conserva Allana Ltd, Algole Road, Zahirabad, Piramal Enterprises Ltd. Digwal, Kohir Mandal, and Sri Siddi Vinayaka Oil Mill, Zahirabad, Sangareddy District, Telangana State, adversely affecting the water quality and availability of ground water and drinking water to the inhabitants of the surroundings area.

Hussainsagar water was said to have been entering the Indira Park tank through a surplus weir.

Officials at the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) studied the topography of the area and found that even when it rained, most of the water simply ran off the hill slopes.

The AMD had sought permission to carry out survey and drilling of boreholes around Amrabad-Udimalla-Narayanpur.

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