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Krishna River Management Board

Memorandum of Association:

The Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) is an autonomous body established as per AP Re-Organization Act, 2014 under the administrative control of MoWR to manage and regulate the Waters of Krishna Basin in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Sources of Revenue:

According to AP Re-Organization Act, 2014 section 86, para 2, The Government of the successor States shall at all times provide the necessary funds to the Board to meet all expenses (including the salaries and allowances of the staff) required for the discharge of its functions and such amounts shall be apportioned between the States concerned in such proportion as the Central Government may, having regard to the benefits to each of the said States, specify.

Board of Directors:

MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 28th May, 2014, S.O.1391(E) – In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1), (4) and (5) of Section 85 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 (Act 6 of 2014), the Central Government hereby constitutes Krishna River Management Board for the administration, regulation, maintenance and operation of such projects on Krishna river, as may be notified by the Central Government from time to timeconsisting of the following Chairperson and Members, namely:- 

 (1) An officer of the level of Additional Secretary to the Government of India from the Central Water Engineering - Chairperson (Group “A”) Service.

(2) Two members, to be nominated by each of the successor - Members States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, of which one shall be the technical member not below the rank of Chief Engineer and the other administrative member to represent the concerned States

(3) One expert from the Central Power Engineering (Group ‘A’) - Members Service

(4) An officer not below the rank of Chief Engineer from the - Member Secretary Central Water Engineering (Group 'A') Service

2. The headquarters of the Krishna River Management Board shall be at Hyderabad.


Other supportive document (if any):

  •  AP Re-Organization Act, 2014
  • Extract of Notification No S.O.1391 (E) dated 28th May, 2014