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IRRIGATION PROFILE
GUNTUR DISTRICT

General Information: MAP 


    This district lies in the following river basins as below

S.No. Name of the Basin % of area covered
1. Krishna River 44.70%
2. Gubndlakamma 14.83%
3. Ogeru 17.25%
4. Nallamada 15.30%

    The major amount of rainfall is during the Southwest monsoon and / or North-East monsoon and the normal rainfall is 851.00mm. The statistical data of the district Guntur is as follows.


Sl.No Description Value
1. Geographical Area 27,99,264 acres
2. Population (2001) 44,05,521
3. Culturable Area 15,67,614 acres
4. Forest Area 4,00,163 acres
5. Barren & Un Cultivable Area (2003) 85,178 acres
6. Land put to Non-Agricultural purpose(2003) 3,70,643 acres
7. Sown Area(2003) 13,41,845 acres
8. Irrigated Area (2003) 6,78,197 acres
9. Normal Rainfall (2003) 851.00 mm


     Following are the details of Irrigation Projects benefiting the district

    I. COMPLETED PROJECTS

    A. Major Projects

Sl.No Name of the Project Ayacut Created Ayacut Utilised
in Acres in Acres
1. Krishna Western delta 499231 449467
2. NSP 670900 667200
Total 1170131 11,16667

    B. Medium Irrigation Projects

Sl.No Name of the Project Ayacut Created Ayacut Utilised
in Acres in Acres
1. Guntur Channel Scheme 27,000 27,000

    C. Minor Irrigation Projects:

    81 (Nos) Schemes are existing benefiting an ayacut of 24,585 acres.

    II. ONGOING PROJECTS

    A.Major Projects: :Nil

    B.Medium Irrigation Projects:Nil



    C.Minor Irrigation Projects

    One Scheme is under execution to benefit an ayacut of 1236 acres in the following Mandals.

Mandals No.of Schemes Ayacut Contemplated Estimated Cost Programme for completion
Veldurthy 1 1236 acres Rs 325.00 L 12/04


    III.CONTEMPLATED PROJECTS:

    A. Major Projects:

    1. Pulichintala Project:     The project is proposed to construct across the river Krishna at Pulichintala Village, Guntur District at an estimated cost of Rs. 565.87 Crores to create an IP of 13.08 Lakh Acres stabilization in Krishna Delta. The detailed Investigation of the Project is in progress and programmed to be completed by 3rd Month, 2004 Year. The required clearances are expected to be completed by 2004-05

    B. Medium Irrigation Projects:Nil

    C. Minor Irrigation Projects:

    One Scheme is contemplated for benefiting an ayacut of 250 acres.

S.No Mandals No. of Ayacut Estimated Programme
the Schemes Contemplated Cost for completion
1 Bollapalli 1 250 acres Rs 105.00 L 2 years

    IV

Values in Rs. Lakhs
Sector 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02
No Value No Value No Value No Value
APERP Major 138 281.62 655 1520.44 301 252.44 181 449.61
Medium       21.23   9.11 33.35
APHM-ECRP Major 234 430.87 92 377.7 1 288 8 280.75
APERP-MI-MR                 60.25
APSIDC                  
Breach closing works   32 82.05   9.81        

    V DETAILS OF BUDGET & EXPENDITURE 2002-2003


Sl.No Project Sources of Funding BE Expenditure
      Rs. in lakhs Rs. in lakhs
1 Major EAP(APERP) 420.20 414.19
2 RIDF NABARD 106.18 105.20
3 State funds Plan 149.65 142.22
4 Breach closing Plan 72.50 72.50

    VI TOTAL INVESTMENT MADE ON THE IRRIGATION PROJECTS/SCHEMS SINCE INCEPTION/ INDEPENDENCE is Rs. 129.00 (RS. IN CRORES)

* Total expenditure particulars are from 1976-77 (since inception of IC, Guntur) for Medium & Minor Sectors and the particulars in respect of K W Delta are from 1990-91 to 2002-03 and the cost of 112 LI schemes of APSIDC also included.
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