Ret Medium Irrigation Project JI02446

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1Irrigation Project Name Ret Medium Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
3Purpose Irrigation
4Type Medium
5Engineering Type Storage
6Status Ongoing
7State Odisha
8Districts Benefited Kalahandi
9Basin Mahanadi
10River Ret
11Project Sharing None
12Intercountry None
13Interbasin No
14Work Started in 5 Year Plan X-Plan
15Completed in 5 Year Plan
16Project Approval Status Planning Commission
17Year of Approval by Planning Commission 2003
18Approved Cost (Rs. in cr) 86.14
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr)
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha) 8.5
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha) 9.77
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
28Project Covered under Drought Prone Area Programme (DPAP)
1Ret DamDam

Project in Brief

Ret irrigation project is located across river Ret, a tributary of the river Tel in Mahanadi basin, near village Kutingpadar of Narla Block in Kalahandi district of Odisha. The components of the project are:

  • 1054 m long and 36.40 m high homogenous earth fill dam
  • 87 m long ogee crested central spillway with 6 nos. radial gates.
  • 17.51 km long Left Main Canal (LMC) with ayacut of 4890 ha.
  • 12.30 km long Right Main Canal (RMC) with ayacut of 3610 ha.
  • 268 km long distribution system

The project on completion will provide annual irrigation to 9,775 ha with 115% irrigation intensity (85% Kharif and 30% Rabi). The CCA of the project is 8500 hectare. The project was approved by the Planning Commission in the year 2003-04 for Rs. 86.14 crore (1999 price level). The latest approved cost of the project (2007 price level) is Rs. 273.81 crore. The entire project is being funded under AIBP assistance, with 90% grant since it is in KBK region of Orissa. Upto March 2011 no irrigation potential is created.

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