Krishna River: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Massive fire accident in Srisailam Hydroelectric power plant, Telangana

Published: August 21, 2020

Telangana’s Srisailam Hydroelectric power station witnessed a massive fire accident. The incident was followed by an abrupt explosion in unit 4 of the power station. According to the preliminary report, a short circuit played a key role in the tragic incidents. Srisailam power plant The Srisailam Hydroelectric Power Plant is constructed across the Krishna River ..

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ASI: Gottiporlu-a historic trade centre

Published: November 1, 2019

The Archaeological Survey of India has discovered the remains of huge settlement during its first phase of excavation at Gottiprolu near Naidupeta, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. It has uncovered a mass settlement that was surrounded by a massive brick enclosure Highlights The experts unearthed the Hindu god, Lord Vishnu sculptures and wide variety of pottery of ..

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Satish Chavan committee constituted by Maharashtra Government to study issues related to floating solar power plant at Ujani dam

Published: June 28, 2018

The Maharashtra government has constituted a committee to study issues related to the development of a 1,000-MW floating solar power plant at Ujani dam in Solapur district. The committee will be headed by Satish Chavan, the Director (Commercial) of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL). Beside this, the committee will also study the environmental ..

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Hyderabad hosts regional conference of southern states on water resources

Published: February 20, 2018

The Union Water Resources ministry is holding the regional conference of southern states in Hyderabad on February 20, 2018 to resolve the pending inter-state water issues. During the meeting, issues such as the implementation of the latest orders of the Supreme Court on sharing of Cauvery waters, interlinking of rivers like Godavari-Cauvery, notification of jurisdiction ..

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Foundation stone for national waterway on Krishna River laid

Published: October 4, 2017

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu laid foundation stone to develop Muktyal to Vijayawada waterway stretch on River Krishna as part of National Waterway 4 at Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh. The 82-km inland waterway stretch is Phase-1 of National Waterway-4 developed under Sagar Mala project. It will be used mainly for transportation of cement and construction ..

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