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CEIA, EMP and R & R of Rajivsagar Lift Irrigation Project - Irrigation & Command Area Development Dept., Govt. of Andhra Pradesh - 2006

Basin : Godavari

  • The project is a lift cum-gravity canal project. It is proposed to lift water from the river Godavari (+45.00 m) during monsoon (lifting for 150 days).
  • The intake structure for lift is on right bank of the River Godavari near village Pamulapally in Aswapuram Mandal of Khammam district.
  • The scheme provides irrigation facilities to the areas between EL+45m to +216 m covering a command area of 81,000 ha (2,00,000 acres) in Khammam district.
  • The scheme envisages supplying drinking water to the enroute villages.
  • Total land requirement is 1980.87 ha. of which 345 ha is forest land. No human population will be displaced.
  • The total cost of the project is 1681 crore.

Environmental Clearance (MOE&F): Clearance obtained vide Lr.No.J-12011 / 32 / 06-IA-I Dt: 28-7-06.