Gandorinala Medium Irrigation Project JI02729

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1Irrigation Project Name Gandorinala Medium Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
3Purpose Irrigation
4Type Medium
5Engineering Type Storage
6Status Completed
7State Karnataka
8Districts Benefited Gulbarga
9Basin Krishna
10River Gandorinala
11Project Sharing None
12Intercountry None
13Interbasin No
14Work Started in 5 Year Plan VIII-Plan
15Completed in 5 Year Plan XI-Plan
16Project Approval Status Planning Commission
17Year of Approval by Planning Commission 1978
18Approved Cost (Rs. in cr) 7.71
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr)
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha) 8.09
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha) 11.65
22Potential Created (PC) (th ha) 11.65
23Project Covered under ERM Scheme No
24Project Covered under CADA Scheme Yes
25Project Covered under AIBP Scheme Yes
26Studies Conducted
27Project Covered under Tribal Sub-Plan
28Project Covered under Drought Prone Area Programme (DPAP)
1Gandorinala DamDam

Brief Description of the Project

The Gandorinala is a medium irrigation project located near Belkota village in Gulbarga district in Karnataka State across river Gandorinala, a tributary to river Bennithora which in turn joins Bhima river of Krishna Basin.

The project comprises of the following components:

a) An earthen dam 1800 m long and 24.27 m in height with a gross storage of 53.45 M Cum.

b) Spillway on the right flank saddle comprising ogee weir 93.50 long with 8 crest gates of size 9.50 m x 6.00 m.

c) Canal on right bank for a length of 7.00 km for irrigating 566 ha. and left canal for length of 90.00 km for irrigating 7528 ha.

d) The project, benefits 24 villages of Gulbarga & Chittapur taluks in Gulbarga district by providing irrigation to 8094 ha (CCA) in chronically drought prone areas.

The project was cleared by the Planning Commission at an estimated cost of Rs.7.71 crore (1978-79 SR) in the year 1978. The potential of the project is 11650 hectare and the project is completed during 2010-11. The latest estimated cost of the project is Rs 239.36 crore.

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