Telengiri Major Irrigation Project JI02454

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1Irrigation Project Name Telengiri Major Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
3Purpose Irrigation
4Type Major
5Engineering Type Storage
6Status Ongoing
7State Odisha
8Districts Benefited Koraput
9Basin Godavari
10River telengiri
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) 106.18
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr)
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha) 9.95
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha) 13.83
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)
1Telengiri(T.M.I.P) DamDam

Project in Brief

Telengiri Irrigation Project is a medium irrigation project across the river Telengiri, a tributary of river Indravati, which is an inter-state river is flowing through Odisha, Chhatisgarh and Andhra Pradesh. The project envisages irrigation to a Cultural Command Area (CCA) of 9,950 ha in Koraput district with 139% (Kharif - 89% + Rabi - 50%) irrigation intensity.

The main components of the project are:

  • 1192 m long and 43 m high homogeneous earth fill dam
  • Central spillway.
  • 25.75 km long right main contour canal off taking from main dam
  • Two nos. of dykes (425 m Right + 100 m Left)

Telengiri Irrigation Project was approved by the Planning Commission during 2003 at an estimated cost of Rs.106.18 crore,(1999 price level). The 101st TAC has accepted a revised cost of Rs.474.05 crore for the project at 2009 price level. Planning Commission has given the Investment Clearance for the revised cost in March, 2010. So far upto March 2011 no irrigation potential is created.

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