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

Basin : Krishna

The proposed project has following ingredients :

  • Impounding of 38.00 TMC of surplus flood water from Krishna River to provide irrigation to 1.052 lakh ha (2.60 lakh acres) in two districts of Kadapa and Chittoor
  • Drinking water to about 10 lakh people by using 3.00 TMC of water.
  • Stabilisation of existing command of Pulivendula branch canal to an extent of 24282 ha.
  • The scheme consists of 11 balancing/storage reservoir with 14m to 29 m high dams.
  • Land requirement for the project is 10348.25 ha of which 1104.45 ha is forest land. Forest clearance is yet to be obtained.
  • 6610 families from 42 villages are likely to be affected due to this project. The total cost of the project is Rs.4562.33 crore.

Environmental Clearance (MOE&F): Clearance obtained vide Lr. No. J-12011/18/2006-IA.I Dt. 21-6-06