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IRRIGATION PROFILE
CHITTOOR DISTRICT

General Information: MAP 


    This district lies in the following river basins as below

S.No. Name of the Basin % of area covered
1. Swarnamukhi River Basin 15.31%
2. Kalangi River Basin 6.29%
3. Araniar River Basin 6.15%
4. Kushastali River Basin 6.02%
5. Papagni River Basin 33.01%
6. Papagni River Basin 9.84%
7. Cheyyeru River Basin 23.38%


    The major amount of rainfall is during the South-West monsoon and / or North-East monsoon and the normal rainfall is 834 mm. The statistical data of the district Chittoor is as follows.

1. Geographical Area 14630 Sq. Kms.
2. Population (2001) 37.35 Lakhs
3. Culturable Area 97679 Acres
4. Forest Area 451341 Ha.
5. Barren & Un Cultivable Area (2001) 164267 Ha.
6. Land put to Non-Agricultural purpose (2001) 142362 Ha.
7. Sown Area (2001) 418783 Ha.
8. Irrigated Area (2001) 175438 Ha.
9. Normal Rainfall (2003) 934 mm


     Following are the details of Irrigation Projects benefiting the district

    I. COMPLETED PROJECTS

    A. Major Projects:Nil

    B. Medium Irrigation Projects:

Sl.No Name of the Project Ayacut Created Ayacut Utilised
in Acres in Acres
1. Araniar Reservoir Projects 5500 5500
2. Swarnamukhi Anicut System 10200 10200
3. Kalangi Reservoir Project 4650 4650
4. Mallimadugu Reservoir Project 3950 3950
5. Krishnapuram Reservoir Project 6125 6125
6. Bahuda Reservoir Project 2880 2180
7. Pedderu Reservoir Project 4300 1700
8. Siddalagandi Project 224 224


    C. Minor Irrigation Projects:

    627 Schemes are existing benefiting an ayacut of 139171 acres.



    II. ONGOING PROJECTS:

    A. Major Projects

    TELUGU GANGA PROJECT : The project is under construction, across the river Krishna & Pennar near Chilatur village, Rapur Mandal to create a total IP of _47300 Acres in the districts of Chittoor ( -- Acres). The Estimated Cost of the Project is Rs. 552 Crores and an amount of Rs. 191.13Crores is spent and created an ayacut of _3620 Acres (01/2004).

    B.Medium Irrigation Projects:Nil

    C.Minor Irrigation Projects:

    17 Schemes are under execution to benefit an ayacut of 9201 acres in the following Mandals

S.No Mandal Name No of Schemes Ayacut Contemplated Estimated Cost Programmed for completion
1 G.D Nellore 1 229 64.43 03/2005
2 Karvetinagar 1 390 91.39 03/2004
3 Ramachandrapuram 1 173 45.67 03/2004
4 Vijayapuram 1 157 41.51 03/2004
5 Chandragiri 1 865 150.00 03/2004
6 Pakala 2 343 95.15 03/2004
7 K.V.B.Puram 1 400 122.20 08/2004
8 Pichatur 1 494 149.82 08/2004
9 Nagalapuram 1 400 100.94 12/2004
10 Madanapalle 1 247 74.99 08/2004
11 Nimmanapalle 1 247 69.85 03/2004
12 Kurabalakota 1 205 61.44 06/2004
13 Voyalpadu 1 250 73.34 03/2005
14 Kalikiri 1 4418 1233.00 03/2005
15 Chowdepalle 1 153 47.00 12/2004
16 S.R.Puram 1 200 145.80 01/2005
Total 17Nos. 9201 2566.53


    III. CONTEMPLATED PROJECTS:

    A. Major Projects:

    1. Somasila Swarnamukhi Link Canal:

    The project is proposed to through SSLC 100 Km length from surplus water of Pennar at Km 12.520 of SKFF canal, Nellore District at an estimated cost of Rs. 240.00 Crores to create an IP of 83,000 Acres in the districts of Nellore (35,000) Chittoor (48,000 Acres). The detailed Investigation of the Project is in progress. Hydrological feasibility is under examination.

    2. Galeru Nagari Sujala Sravanthi Project (GNSS):

    The project is proposed for utilization of surplus flood water of 38 TMC of river Krishna above foreshore of Srisailam Reservoir through SRBC system upto Gorakallu Reservoir and thereafter through an independent flood flow canal to feed 9 Nos. of storage reservoir, enroute and utilize the stored water for irrigation during Rabi season at Potireddypadu Head Regulator, Kurnool District at an estimated cost of Rs. 3635 Crores to create an IP of 3.25 Lakh Acres in the district of Cuddapah 1.30 Lakh Acres, Chittoor (1.60 Lakh Acres) and Nellore 0.35 Lakh Acres. The detailed Investigation of the Project is in progress.

    3. Handri Niva Sujala Sravanthi (HNSS) :

The project is proposed to lift 40.00 TMC of surplus waters of Krishna river at Malayala Village, Kurnool District at an estimated cost of Rs. 740.00 Crores to create an IP of 6.025 Lakh Acres in the districts of 1.Kurnool (85,000 Acres) 2. Ananthapur (3,92,500 Acres) 3. Kadapa (25,000 acres) and 4. Chittoor (1,00,000 acres). The detailed Investigation of the Project is in progress and programmed to be completed by 2004-05 Year. The required clearances are expected to be completed by 2005 year.

    B.Medium Irrigation Projects

    1. Jerrikona Project:

    The project is proposed to construct across the river Bahuda at Yarrirollapalli Village, Chittoor District at an estimated cost of Rs._____________Crores to create an IP of 10,000 Acres in the districts of Kadapa. The detailed Investigation of the Project is yet to be taken-up.

    C. Minor Irrigation Projects:

    16 Schemes are contemplated for benefiting an ayacut of 11215 acres.


Sl.No Mandals No of Ayacut Estimated Programme
Schemes Contemplated Cost for completion
1. Piler 1 198 62.31 03/2005
2. Kalakada 3 1990 604.47 12/2005
3. Somala 1 262 82.41 03/2005
4. B.N.Kandriga 1 2010 830.80 09/2005
5. Nagalapuram 1 1600 428.00 12/2005
6. Kurabalakota 1 148 48.65 05/2005
7. K.V.B.Puram 2 812 293.00 03/2006
8. Vedurukuppam 1 740 209.00 03/2006
9. Voyalpadu 1 1322 400.00 03/2006
10. Thamballapalle 1 603 296.00 03/2006
11. Gurramkonda 2 1330 431.00 01/2006
12. Chinnagottigallu 1 200 2.77 01/2006
Total 16 11215 3868.21


     IV

     I. APERP : MEDIUM IRRIGATION

     There are 38 Nos. of APERP works are taken up with an estimate cost of Rs. 90.50 Lakhs during the year 2001-2002, 2002-2003 and 2003-2004. The details are as follows:

Sl.No G.O.Ms.No. Name
of the
No.of Estimate
Cost
Completed
Project Works In Lakhs No. Value
(Lakhs)
I 52,Dt.27/04/01 Araniyar 6 7.50 6 7.50
Krishnapuram 8 6.50 8 6.50
Mallimadugu 10 7.50 10 7.50
24 21.50 24 21.50
II 107,Dt.07/08/02 Krishnapuram 3 10.00 3 10.00
Swarnamukhi 6 18.20 Works are
Under Progress
9 28.20 3 10.00
III 83,Dt.12/06/03 Araniyar 3 21.70 Works are
Under Progress
Mallimadugu 1 8.00 -do-
Siddalagandi 1 11.10 -do-
5 40.80


     2.APHM & ECRP:

     The Government have accorded Administrative approval for an amount of Rs. 200 Lakhs for improvements to flood banks in Chittoor District vide G.O.Ms.No.274, Dated 23-03-199. The following 2 works are taken up.

     (1)      Formation of flood bank from Ch. 0 M to 1260 M D/s. And 0 to 460 M U/s. Of Swarnamukhi Anicut right side at Srikalahasti town in Chittoor District.
     Estimate Cost Rs. 97.93 Lakhs and the updated cost is Rs. 108.84 Lakhs.

     (2)      Construction of Flood wall from Ch. 470 M to 900 M and Formation of flood bank from 900M to 1200 M U/s. Right side of Swarnamukhi Anicut at Srikalahasti Town in Chittoor District.
     Estimate Cost Rs.94.90 Lakhs and updated cost is Rs. 97.58 Lakhs..

    For the above works L.O.C. of Rs. 168.00 Lakhs was released and an expenditure of Rs.161.00 Lakhs was incurred.

    The above works were completed during 12/2002.

    3.APERP M.I. M.R.:

    Administrative sanction was accorded for 402 works costing Rs. 1946.50 Lakhs to benefit an ayacut of 38930 Ha. Vide G.O.Ms.No.35, Dated 29-02-2000 and for 46 works for Rs. 184.48 Lakhjs vide G.O.Ms.No.23, Dated 14-02-2001 initially. Further due to less E.R.R., No W.U.A. etc. 30 Works costing Rs.91.53 Lakhs are deleted from G.O.Ms.No.35, Dated 29-02-2000 and 30 works costing Rs. 89.51 Lakhs are transferred from G.O.Ms.No.23 to G.O.Ms.No.35. Out of 46 Works sanctioned under G.O.Ms.No.23, Dated 14-02-2001, 30 Works are transferred to G.O.Ms.No.35, Dated 29-02-2000, 9 works are deleted due to No W.U.A.

     Under G.O.Ms.No.35, Dated 29-02-2000, 402 Works costing Rs.1830.63 Lakhs to benefit an ayacut of 37503 Hectares are sanctioned, 388 works costing Rs.1613.46 Lakhs are grounded and 353 Works to a value of Rs.1459.94 Lakhs to benefit an ayacut of 23165 Hectares are completed so far. The balance 49 works are programmed to be completed by 03/2004.

     Under G.O.Ms.No.23, Dated 14-02-2001, 7 works costing Rs.44.16 Lakhs to benefit an ayacut of 1191 Hectares are proposed to be taken up. 6 works costing Rs.10.46 Lakhs are sanctioned, 4 works costing rs. 8.19 Lakhs to benefit an ayacut of 207 Hectares are grounded and completed. The balance 3 works are programmed to be completed by 03/2004.

    The cumulative L.O.C. released and expenditure incurred under G.O.Ms.No.35 and G.O.Ms.No.23 is Rs. 1545.30 Lakhs and Rs.1437.31 Lakhs respectively.

    4. APSIDC : Nil

    5.BREACH CLOSING WORKS:

    There are 28 Nos. of breach closing works are taken up with an estimated Cost of Rs. 398.47 Lakhs as against 30 Nos. of breached works during 2002-2003 under G.O.Ms.No.76, Dated 24-04-2002 & 74, Dated 30-05-2003. The details are as follows.

    V.DETAILS OF BUDGET & EXPENDITURE 2002-2003


 
Sl.No PROJECT SOURCES WORKS BE EXPENDITURE
OF FUNDING (Breach closing 60.00 works)
1 Major Nil -- -- --
2. Mdeium -- -- 59.79 --
RIDF-III 57.50 -- 56.54
APERP 22.40 138.60 20.68
Total 79.90 138.60 77.22
3 Minor APERP(MI)MR 480.00 541.33 449.77
Breach Closing 134.00 -- 133.69
RIDF-VIII-Check Dams 597.91 -- 595.11
S.C.P 5.00 98.90 4.26
Normal Plan 17.39 4790.95 16.38
NABARD 717.50 1322.24 695.81
(RIDF-Ito VI)
APHM&ECRP 27.25 -- 27.00
Total 1979.05 6753.42 1922.02


    SCP

    140 No of schemes, costing Rs.714.71 Lakhs are proposed to be taken up under SCP to benefit an ayacut of 2859 acres


    VI. TOTAL INVESTMENT MADE ON THE IRRIGATION PROJECTS/SCHEMS SINCE INCEPTION/ INDEPENDENCE is Medium & M.I. 228.080 Crores and TGP Rs. 231-920 Crores = Total Rs. 460.00 Crores




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