Sukhi Major Irrigation Project JI01042

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1Irrigation Project Name Sukhi Major Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
3Purpose Irrigation
4Type Major
5Engineering Type Storage
6Status Completed
7State Gujarat
8Districts Benefited Vadodara,Panch Mahals
9Basin Narmada
10River Sukhi
11Project Sharing None
12Intercountry None
13Interbasin No
14Work Started in 5 Year Plan V-Plan
15Completed in 5 Year Plan IX-Plan
16Project Approval Status Planning Commission
17Year of Approval by Planning Commission 1977
18Approved Cost (Rs. in cr) 23.11
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr) 129.77
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha) 20.7
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha) 25.26
22Potential Created (PC) (th ha) 25.26
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)
1Sukhi DamDam

Project Over-view

Sukhi Reservoir Project is located across river Sukhi, a tributary of river Orsang in Narmada Basin, near Sagadhra / Khos villages in Pavijetpur / Chottaudepur Talukas of Vadodara District in Central part of Gujarat,having Latitude 22o 26’ 00” N and Longitude 73o 53’ 00” E

The Sukhi Reservoir Project comprises of the following components:

  • An earthen dam of length 2520 meter (4739 ft) and maximum height of 25.80 m across the river Sukhi in the Narmada basin near village Kikwada in Baroda District.The reservoir will have a gross capacity of 178.47 M cum and live storage capacity of 167.14 M cum.
  • Two saddle dams of a total length of 1487 meter length on the right bank.
  • A gated spillway of 149.66 m length with 10 Nos gates each of size 12.59 x 8.23 meter with non overflow dam,29.55 meter long on either side which will be enveloped by the earth dam portion.
  • Canal on either bank, the left bank bank canal lined 3.1 km long capacity 4.56 cumec and the right bank main canal 38.07 km long also lined of capacity 12.96 cumec to irrigate annually a total area of 25255 hecatre in Panchmahal and vadodara district of Gujarat with intensity of 122%. the CCA of the project is 20701 hectare.
  • The project was brought was started in the year 1977. The project had been under World Bank Assistance from 1978 to 1994 and under Central Loan Assistance (AIBP) from April 1997 to March 2000. Before project was brought under AIBP irrigation potential of 21.585 hectare was created. Balance remianing potential was achieved under the AIBP and project is completed in the year 2000.

Techno-Economic Appraisal

The project was approved by Planning Commission in the year 1977 for an estimated cost of Rs 23.11 crore. The latest estimated cost of the project 144.88 crore.

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