Kasarsai Medium Irrigation Project JI00544

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1Irrigation Project Name Kasarsai Medium Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
3Purpose Irrigation
4Type Medium
5Engineering Type Storage
6Status Completed
7State Maharashtra
8Districts Benefited Pune
9Basin Krishna
10River Kasarsai Nalla
11Project Sharing None
12Intercountry None
13Interbasin No
14Work Started in 5 Year Plan VI-Plan
15Completed in 5 Year Plan X-Plan
16Project Approval Status Planning Commission
17Year of Approval by Planning Commission 1981
18Approved Cost (Rs. in cr) 2.7
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr) 28.58
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha) 5.14
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha) 4.11
22Potential Created (PC) (th ha) 4.11
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
28Project Covered under Drought Prone Area Programme (DPAP)
1Kasarsai DamDam

Project Description

Kasarsai irrigation project consists of an earthen dam across Kasarsai nall 35 km away from Pune city. The dam is 1170 meter long having height of 29.36 meter. the spillway of the dam is ogee type with 3 gates of size 12×5 meter size. designed flood capacity of 932.57 cumec. length of the spillway is 41 meter.

The left bank canal is 7 km long. The 041 cumec capacity canal will irrigate 512 hectare (ICA). The Right banl canal is 19.5 km long. The 2.203 cumec capacity canal will irrigate 2524 (ICA) hectare of land. In the revised proposal lift irrigation is included and irrigates 1083 hectare land.The CCA of the project is 5149 hectare annd ultimate irrigation potential is 6590 hectare.

The project was approved by Planning Commission in the year 1981 for an estimated cost of Rs 2.77 crore. The CCA of the project was 3795 hectare and potential was 3643 hectare. Subsequently the CCA and the potentail of the project is increased to 5149 hectare and 6590 hecatre respectively. The project was started in the year 1980 and is completed during X plan Cost of the project is Rs 28.58 crore.

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