Krishna Godavari Basin Organisation at a glance
Central Water Commission is a premier technical organisation of India in the field of Water Resources and is presently functioning as an attached office of the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India. In order to achieve better results in the water resource sector and have better co-ordination with the State Government Departments, CWC has established thirteen regional offices called field organisations, each headed by a Chief Engineer.
Krishna Godavari Basin Organisation(KGBO) is one of the thirteen regional organisations of the Central Water Commission. It is a field unit of the River Management(RM) Wing. The organisation is headed by a Chief Engineer and consists of two field Circles each headed by a Superintending Engineer and a Monitoring and Appraisal Directorate headed by a Director. The organisation is responsible for collection, compilation, storage and retrieval of hydrological and hydrometerological data including water quality monitoring, formulation and issue of flood forecast on Krishna and Godavari Rivers and inflow forecasts for selected important reservoirs, river morphology studies. Monitoring and Appraisal Directorate of the organisation deals with techno-economic appraisal of medium projects received from the Andhra Pradesh State Government, Monitoring of schemes under Centrally Sponsored Command Area Development(CAD) Programme, Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme(AIBP), Revival and Restoration of Water Bodies, all pertaining to Andhra Pradesh State.
Last Updated 20.02.2015