Gundar Medium Irrigation Project JI02586

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1Irrigation Project Name Gundar Medium Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
3Purpose Irrigation
4Type Medium
5Engineering Type Storage
6Status Completed
7State Tamil Nadu
8Districts Benefited Tirunelveli
9Basin East flowing rivers between Pennar and Kanyakumari
10River Gundar
11Project Sharing None
12Intercountry None
13Interbasin No
14Work Started in 5 Year Plan AP (1978-80)
15Completed in 5 Year Plan VI-Plan
16Project Approval Status Planning Commission
17Year of Approval by Planning Commission 1976
18Approved Cost (Rs. in cr) .58
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr) 1.26
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha) .05
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha) .05
22Potential Created (PC) (th ha) .04
23Project Covered under ERM Scheme No
24Project Covered under CADA Scheme Yes
25Project Covered under AIBP Scheme No
26Studies Conducted
27Project Covered under Tribal Sub-Plan
28Project Covered under Drought Prone Area Programme (DPAP)
1Gundar DamDam
2Nallurkal AnicutBarrage/ Weir/ Anicut (BWA)
3Thenkal AnicutBarrage/ Weir/ Anicut (BWA)

Project Description

Gundar Dam was constructed in the year 1983. This is an earthern dam which has a length of 389 m and height 14.66m.The reservoir capacity is 0.70 MCum with two fillings per year which occurs during the South West and North East monsoons. The water from the project is used to irrigate an ayacut of 454.50ha (CCA).

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