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NAGARJUNASAGAR PROJECT

95 lakh ha. . 8.NAGARJUNASAGAR PROJECT IMPORTANCE & SALIENT FEATURES      Biggest masonry dam in the country Foundation Stone Release of water into Canals Localized ayacut Contemplated ayacut : 10-12-1955 : 04-08-1967 : : 8.73 lakh ha.

10.440 Mts.1903 : 30.SALIENT FEATURES DAM        Length of Masonry Dam Height of Dam Length of Right Earth Dam Length of Left Earth Dam : : : 1449.663 Mts.15.050 Cumec (10.) (8400 ft. Kms(83. 124.628 Mts.61 lakh cusec) Maximum flood recorded after construction of NS Dam : 15.) (409 ft.1998 25.) : 2560. Catchment Area at Dam Site : 2.10. 853.) (2800 ft.320 Mts. (4756 ft.083 Sq Miles) Maximum observed flood occurred on 7.745 Cumec (9.185 Sq.09 lakh cusec) .

Miles (285 Sq Kms. (179.L.R.)    .00 ft.) : + 590.) Water spread area Dead Storage Level Full Reservoir Level : 408.920 Mtrs.) Live Capacity above minimum draw down level (+ 510 ft.SALIENT FEATURES RESERVOIR   Gross Capacity(at F.00 ft.470 TMC : 110 Sq.240 TMC : 202.) : + 400.832 Mtrs. (121.

Bank) Lal Bahadur Canal (Left Bank) including 21st main branch canal Length of Branch Canal and distributaries (Left Bank) : 203 KM .4800 Miles .3320 Miles : 295 KM .126 Miles : 5342 KM . : 7722 KM .183 Miles.SALIENT FEATURES CANALS     Jawahar Canal (Right Bank) Length of Branch Canal and distributaries (Rt.

: : 90 M. 60 M.W.W. .SALIENT FEATURES POWER GENERATION    Main Power House Right Bank Canal Power House Left Bank Canal Power House : 810 M.W.

Prime Minister of India. 10-12-1955: Laying of foundation stone for the project by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. 01-08-1955: Commencement of construction of approach road to dam site. Andhra State. 12-07-1957: Commencement of Masonry for Dam. 11-10-1956: Inauguration of Right Canal Excavation by Sri N. Deputy Chief Minister. Year 1930: Preparation of first preliminary project report at the present dam site at the Irrigation in Hyderabad state. 10-02-1956: Completion of Masonry Coffer Dam. 13-02-1958: CWPC presented detailed designs.Sanjeeva Reddy. 01-04-1954: Preparation of Nandikonda Project report 17-06-1955: Administrative approval to preliminary works. drawings and specifications for NS Dam and appurtenant works      .CHRONOLOGY      Year 1903: First conception of a project on Krishna River.

. Prime Minister released water into canals.CHRONOLOGY            9-09-1959: Inaguration of Left Canal Tunnel work. 28-09-1992: Dedication of Lal Bahadur canal power units. 25-02-1983: Jawahar Canal power house brought into operation.00 ft) 04-08-1967: Smt Indira Gandhi. 15-05-1968: Laying the last masonry stone of the dam. May 1967: Spillway of the dam brought to the crest level(546. 17-10-1974: The reservoir was first filled upto FRL+590. Sep’1960: The Government of India cleared the project estimate. Year 1960: Committee on Plan projects team recommended changes in the design features of the project.00 ft 10-07-1978: Dedication of Power unit to the nation. Masonry dam completed. Year 1974: Erection of crest gates completed.

12 crore.S.46 crore.5325 Lakh Ha Balance ayacut to be developed : 0.P on the request of ryots. World Bank loan closed during 1985.Project Estimate & Expenditure     Planning commission approved the NS project in 1960 for Rs 91. Stage of Ayacut development after World Bank aid 1985        Contemplated ayacut under Jawahar Canal : 4. The Expenditure incurred upto Oct’2008 is Rs 1248.20 Lakh Ha : 3.50 crore. World Bank aid received to complete the balance works as on 1976 to an amount of Rs 130. Contemplated ayacut under Lal Bahadur Canal Ayacut developed under Lal Bahadur Canal Balance ayacut to be developed : 4.265 Lakh Ha .935 Lakh Ha : 0.2023 Lakh acres is in Tobacco grown area.2175 Lakh Ha An ayacut of 0.75 Lakh Ha Ayacut developed under Jawahar Canal : 4. The Government excluded this ayacut from N.

2005        Central loan assistance sanctioned during1998=Rs.172Lakh Ha Balanced ayacut to be developed =0.2023Lakh Ha The ryots under Tobacco grown area again requested during 2008 to tag this area under N.5477Lakh Ha Balanced ayacut under Jawahar canal =0.50 Crores Expenditure incurred =Rs.S.70 Crores AIBP closed during the year 2005 IP created under AIBP =25. Contemplated ayacut under Lal Bahadur canal =4.AIBP Programme under NSP – 1998 .2023 Lakh acres under Andhra Pradesh Water Sector Improvement Project.20 Lakh Ha Ayacut developed under Lal Bahadur canal =4.028Lakhs Ha    . 85.75Lakh Ha Ayacut Developed under Jawahar canal =4.91. It is proposed to develop an ayacut of 0.070 Ha Stage of Ayacut Development after AIBP Contemplated ayacut under Jawahar canal =4.P.

Deferred maintenance works are being taken up from the Normal state plan budget. .     No central assistance for O&M of the project is received so far.63 crore After 2006 maintenance works under NSP are being taken up from the Plough Back amount. Expenditure incurred under APERP : Rs 204. Recurring Maintenance works and System Improvement and Farmers Turnover works were taken up under APERP during the period from 1998-2006.Andhra Pradesh Economic Restructuring Project  Minimum rehabilitation works.

027 lakh Ha Balance ayacut to be developed under Lal Bahadur canal : 0.5477 lakh Ha Balance ayacut to be developed : 0.75 Lakh Ha Ayacut developed under Jawahar Canal : 4.001 lakh Ha NS Project can be declared as completed Project after development of above balance ayacut. .172 lakh Ha Balance I.P to be created : 0.2023 lakh Ha The balance ayacut under Jawahar canal is proposed to develop under Modernisation of NSP.BALANCE AYACUT TO BE DEVELOPED         Contemplated ayacut under Jawahar Canal : 4. Contemplated ayacut under Lal Bahadur Canal: 4.20 Lakh Ha Ayacut developed under Lal Bahadur Canal : 4.028 lakh Ha Ayacut overlapped under Polavaram project : 0.

Map showing balance ayacut (in yellow colour) under Lal Bahadur canal after AIBP .

00 crore  State’s share from the state plan : Rs 2419.Andhra Pradesh Water Sector Improvement Project Objectives of APWSIP:  To improve Irrigation service delivery on sustainable basis  To increase the productivity of the Irrigated agriculture. .  To strengthen the states institutional capacity for multi-sector planning. Cost of APWSIP:  Complete rehabilitation & Modernisation of APWSIP assessed at Rs 4444.41 crore.41 crore.  Share already agreed by the World Bank : Rs 2025. development and management of its water resources.  The ayacut in Tobacco exclusion zone under Jawahar canal to an extent of 23000 ha is proposed to develop under Andhra Pradesh Water Sector Improvement Project (APWSIP).

Dam safety works will be commenced in 2009. .Stage of Works under APWSIP     Works on both Main canals and Branch canals were commenced in May 2008. The project is planned to complete in a span of six years commencing from 2008. Works on distributory network system will be commenced in 2009.

NAGARJUNA SAGAR RIGHT MAIN CANAL .

NAGARJUNA SAGAR LEFT MAIN CANAL .

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