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CEIA, EMP and R & R of Pushkara Lift Irrigation Scheme - Irrigation & Command Area Development Dept., Govt. of Andhra Pradesh - 2005

Basin: Godavari

  • Pushkara Lift Irrigation Scheme envisages lifting of water at village Purushothapatnam from River Godavari.
  • The Scheme aims at providing irrigation to 75,235 ha. of command area during Kharif season and drinking water to 143 village from 14 mandals of East Godavari District.
  • 1030.99 ha of land will be required for this project, of which 0.99 ha is forest land. No National Park / Sanctuary / Tiger Reserve / Elephant Reserve/Archaeological site is within 7 km radius of project site.
  • No persons are displaced by this project.
  • The total cost of the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for the Pushkara Lift Irrigation Scheme is arrived at Rs. 620.75 lakh.

Environmental Clearance (MOE&F): Cleared vide MOE&F Lr.No J-12011/52/2005-IA.I, Dt.19-10-05.