It is also going to form an oversight organisation to supervise the Polavaram project

Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti will chair an apex council to supervise the water projects on the Krishna and the Godavari. The panel will have the Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as its members.

Highly-placed sources told The Hindu that the apex council will be constituted shortly and will oversee the functioning of the Krishna River Management Board and the Godavari River Management Board. Both the boards, for now, will be headquartered at Hyderabad.