Kanupur Major Irrigation Project JI02389

« Go Back

1Irrigation Project Name Kanupur Major Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
3Purpose Irrigation
4Type Major
5Engineering Type Storage
6Status Ongoing
7State Odisha
8Districts Benefited Kendujhar
9Basin Brahmani and Baitarni
10River Baitarani
11Project Sharing None
12Intercountry None
13Interbasin No
14Work Started in 5 Year Plan VIII-Plan
15Completed in 5 Year Plan
16Project Approval Status Planning Commission
17Year of Approval by Planning Commission 2002
18Approved Cost (Rs. in cr) 428.32
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr)
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha) 29.58
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha) 47.71
22Potential Created (PC) (th ha)
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)
1Kanupur DamDam

Project in Brief

Kanupur Irrigation Project is a major irrigation project across Baitarani River near village Basudevpur, in Keonjhar district of Odisha. The various components of the project are:

  • 3460 m long and 39.5 m height earth dam across river Baitarani with gross storage capacity of 33,102 Mm3.
  • 213 m long centrally located Ogee type gated concrete spillway to cater to a design flood of 14,450 m3/sec.
  • 12 nos. of redial gates of size 15m x 12m
  • 280 m long dyke on the left flank.
  • 77.673 km long unlined right main canal with Head discharge of 44.95 m3/sec.

The project was approved by Planning Commission in 2002 at an estimated cost of Rs.428.32 crore (1998 price level) and envisaged irrigation to CCA of 29,578 ha, with annual irrigation of 47,709 ha. The project was started in 1991-92 and the entire project was brought under AIBP in the year 2003-04.

The latest revised estimated cost of the project is for Rs.1067.51 crore (2008 price level), which has been accorded investment clearance by Planning Commission vide letter No. 2(267)/2007 –WR dated 02.12.2009.

Upto March 2011 no irrigation potential is created.

QR Code
QR Code kanupur_major_irrigation_project_ji02389 (generated for current page)