Foundation stone to Sangameshwara-Basaveshwara Lifit Irrigation Projects

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One more historic chapter is unveiled in the Telangana Irrigation Sector. As part of reaching the aim of irrigating one crore acres of land in the state, Chief Minister Sri K. Chandrashekar rao has laid foundation on Monday for the Sangameshwar, Basaveshwara Lift Irrigation projects. These two projects to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 4,427 Crore will irrigate 3.84 Lakh acres in Andol, Narayankhed, Sangareddy and Zaheerabad Assembly Constituencies in Sangareddy District.

In the foundation laying function, Finance, Medical and Health Minister Sri T Harish Rao, MPs Sri BB Patil, Sri Kotha Prabhakar Reddy, MLCs Sri Farooq Hussain, Sri Venkatrama Reddy, Sri Seri Subhash Reddy, Sri Yadav Reddy, MLAs Sri Bhoopal Reddy, Sri Kranthi Kiran, Sri Manik Rao, SrI Madan Reddy, Sri Mahipal Reddy, Ms Padma Devender Reddy, TSMSIDC Chairman Errola Srinivas Ware House Corporation Chairman Sri Saichand, ZP Chairperson Ms Manjushree Jaipal Reddy, former MLA Sri Chinta Prabhakar, DCCB Chairman Sri Devender Reddy, DCMS Chairman Sri Siva Kumar, Principal Secretary (Irrigation) Sri Rajat Kumar, E-in-C Sri Muralidhar Rao participated.

Sangameshwara Lift:

Funds – Rs 2653 Crore
Ayucut – 2.19 Lakh acres,
Pump Houses – 3
Lift height – 147 Mts
Power consumption – 140 MWs
Canal length – 206.40 Kms

Canals

Raikod Canal – 56.85 Kms
Munipalle Canal – 11.40 Kms
Kandi Canal – 44.85 Kms
Zaheerabad Canal – 30.95 Kms
Govindapur Canal – 19.15 Kms
Hudnur Canal – 51.80 Kms

Ayacut details

1. 1,03,259 acres in 115 villages in Zaheerabad Assembly Constituency

2. 65, 816 acres in 66 villages in two Mandals in Andol Assembly segment

3. 49, 925 acres in all the 50 villages in two Mandals in Sangareddy Constituency

Basaveshwara Lift Irrigation Scheme

Funds – Rs. 1774 Crore
Ayacut – 1.65 Lakh acres
Pump Houses – 2
Lift height – 59.75 Mts
Power consumption – 70 MWs
Canal distance – 160.10 Kms

Canals

Karas Gutti canal – 88.20 Kms
Karas Gutti branch Canal – 25.80 Kms
Vatpally Canal – 20 Kms
Narayankhed Canal – 20 Kms
Regode Canal – 12.90 Kms
Kangi Canal – 16.80 Kms
Antargaon Canal – 16.40 Kms

Ayacut details

1. 1,31,000 Acres in 130 Villages in six Mandals in Narayankhed Constituency

2. 34,000 acres in 36 villages in two Mandals of Andol Constituency