About Us

By amendment to the constitution of India, Article 371(j) was created by the UPA Government in 2013 due to the efforts of the Union Minister for Railways Dr. Mallikarjun Kharge, currently M.P and the HKRDB was set up by the HKRDB order 2013 on 06/11/2013 by the state government under the chief Minister Sri. Siddaramaiah.

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Meet The Committee

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Hon'ble Sri. Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala

Governor of Karnataka

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Hon'ble Sri.H.D.kumaraswamy

Chief Minister of Karnataka

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Rajashekar B Patil

Chairman of HKRDB, Kalaburagi and Minister for Mines & Geology and Endowment Govt. of Karnataka, District Incharge Minister, Yadgir

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Secretary, HKRDB Kalaburagi

Hyderabad Karnataka Region

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The name of Bidar appears to be derived from 'bidiru' which means bamboo... Read More

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Kalaburagi was known as 'KALBURGI' in previous days which means stony land in Kannada... Read More

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Yadgir, popularly called as Yadavagiri by the local people, was once a capital of the Yadava Kingdom... Read More

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The district derives its name from its headquarters town Raichur (origin of name Rayachooru in Kannada)... Read More

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The history of Koppal can be traced back to the kingdoms of Shathavahanas, ... Read More

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Ballari district takes its name from the word Balari which refers to Durugamma... Read More