Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) allocates 175.42 tmc ft water to Andhra & Telangana upto March 2021
The Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) has approved fresh indents of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for utilisation of 175.42 tmc ft of water together during the three-month period from January 1 to March 31 this year 2021 from the two common reservoirs — Srisailam and Nagarjunasagar — to meet drinking water and irrigation needs.
About Krishna River Management Board (KRMB)
Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) is an autonomous body established as per Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 under the administrative control of Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) to manage and regulate the waters in Krishna Basin in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
About Krishna river
The Krishna river rises in the Western Ghats, at Mahabaleshwar(Maharashtra). It flows for about 1400 km and submerge into the Bay of Bengal at Hamasaladeevi (near Koduru) in Andhra Pradesh. The principal tributaries joining Krishna are the Ghataprabha, the Malaprabha, the Bhima, the Tungabhadra and the Musi.