Telemetry Systems for Water Gauging

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The Apex council meeting on Krishna river held in New Delhi has decided for setting up telemetry systems for water gauging on river Krishna to provide upto date data on flow of water in the river.

The council under the Chairpersonship of Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti also decided to constitute joint teams for river basin study of both the states.

The joint teams will have experts from both the States and Centre.

The teams will give their report about water sharing which will be forwarded to Krishna tribunal for speedy decision.

Both the states will continue consultation on official levels on other related issues. The meeting was attended by Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri N Chandrababu Naidu and Chief Minister of Telangana Shri K Chandrashekar Rao.

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