Responsibilities of the Board

The Board derives its authority from and functions under Presidential directions. Some of the functions of the Board, broadly, are as under.

  • Completion of the construction of the sanctioned Project
  • Regulation of supplies of water and power in accordance with such rules as may be made in this behalf by the Board
  • Maintenance of canals and other works common to both the States of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
  • Maintenance of the dam and reservoir of the project
  • Granting of lease of fisheries in the reservoir and in the canals
  • Proper utilisation of land acquired for the purpose of the Project, and
  • Any other function incidental to, or connected with the functions specified in above clauses