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CEIA, EMP and R & R of Kalwakurthy Lift Irrigation Scheme ( Mahatma Gandhi LIS ) - Irrigation & Command Area Development Dept., Govt. of Andhra Pradesh - 2006

Basin : Krishna

Water is proposed to be lifted from Krishna River located at foreshore of Srisailam reservoir near Regumanugadda area of Yelluru village of Mahabubnagar district. The features are:

  • To irrigate 1,37,596 ha. by utilizing 24 TMC of water
  • Provide drinking water facility to enroute 303 villages in 19 mandals by utilizing 1 TMC of water.
  • Total land requirement is 1801.44 ha. of which 149.33 ha. is forest land. Forest clearance is yet to be obtained.
  • 801 families consisting of 3261 persons are likely to be affected.
  • Total cost of the project is Rs.2290 crores.

Environmental Clearance (MOE&F): Cleared vide MOE&F Lr.No.J-12011/13 /2006-IA.I Dt. 9-5-06