Dongargaon(Chnadrapur) Medium Irrigation Project JI00533

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1Irrigation Project Name Dongargaon (Chnadrapur) Medium Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
3Purpose Irrigation
4Type Medium
5Engineering Type Storage
6Status Completed
7State Maharashtra
8Districts Benefited Chandrapur
9Basin Godavari
10River Dongargaon Nalla
11Project Sharing None
12Intercountry None
13Interbasin No
14Work Started in 5 Year Plan VI-Plan
15Completed in 5 Year Plan XI-Plan
16Project Approval Status Planning Commission
17Year of Approval by Planning Commission 1981
18Approved Cost (Rs. in cr) 2.15
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr)
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha) 3.63
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha) 3.73
22Potential Created (PC) (th ha) 3.153
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) Yes
1Dongargaon DamDam

Brief of project

The Dongargaon Medium Irrigation Project is situated in the Godavari Basin near village Dongargaon in Rajura tahsil of Chandrapur district of Maharashtra State. This project comprises of the following components.

  1. 474 m long earth dam with maximum height of 19.83 m and a dyke 455 m long and 2.70 m high.
  2. 88 m long side channel spillway to pass maximum flood of 840 cumec.
  3. 6.845 km long Right Bank Canal (RBC) with its distribution network to cover the Culturable Command Area (CCA) of 2845 ha in Rajura Tehsil of Chandrapur district. The ultimate irrigation potential of the project is 3942 ha.

The project was approved by Planning Commission during the year 1981 for an estimated cost of Rs 2.15 crore.

Present Status

The construction of the project started during 1979-80. The project was brought under AIBP under fast track scheme during 2005-06. Before AIBP the potential created was 1176 hectare and under AIBP balance irrigation potential of 2766 hectare is to be created. Upto March 2011 irrigation potential undr AIBP created is 1977 hectare. Total potential created is 3153 hectare. The project is tragted to be complted during 2012-13. The latest estimated cost of the project is Rs 67.040 crore.

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