Barnai Medium Irrigation Project JI02822

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1Irrigation Project Name Barnai Medium Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
3Purpose Irrigation
4Type Medium
5Engineering Type Storage
6Status Completed
7State Chhattisgarh
8Districts Benefited Surguja
9Basin Ganga
10River Barnai
11Project Sharing None
12Intercountry None
13Interbasin No
14Work Started in 5 Year Plan VI-Plan
15Completed in 5 Year Plan IX-Plan
16Project Approval Status Planning Commission
17Year of Approval by Planning Commission 1983
18Approved Cost (Rs. in cr) 4.26
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr) 24.09
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha) 2.4
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha) 2.82
22Potential Created (PC) (th ha) 2.82
23Project Covered under ERM Scheme No
24Project Covered under CADA Scheme No
25Project Covered under AIBP Scheme Yes
26Studies Conducted
27Project Covered under Tribal Sub-Plan Yes
28Project Covered under Drought Prone Area Programme (DPAP)
29Remarks NBO
1Barnai DamDam

Brief Description

Barnai Medium irrigation project is constructed across river Barnai, a tributary of river Rehar, in Ganga Basin. It is located near village Bade Damali in Ambikapur Tehsil of Sarguja district, Chhattisgarh state. The project is 30 km from Ambikapur city.

The project comprises of 2010 meter long and 24.72 meter high earthen dam of homogeneous section and 9.36 km long main canal with 3 number of distributaries and 18 number of minors to irrigate 2820 hectare land of 19 villages of Ambikapur.

The project was started in the year 1984 and the investment clearance to the project was given by Planning Commission in the year 1983 for an estimated cost of Rs 426.16 lakh. Due to slow progress of work the project was brought under AIBP funding during 2002-03 and the project was completed during 2006-07 and full potential of 2820 hectare has been developed. The project cost is Rs 18.70 crore.

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