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IRRIGATION PROFILE
SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT

General Information: MAP 

    This district lies in the following river basins as below

S.No. Name of the Basin % of area covered
1. Vamsadhara River Basin 33.11%
2. Nagavali River Basin. 31.33%
3. Bahuda River Basin 4.91%
4. Mahendra tanaya river basin. 7.54%
5. Pundi Drainage Basin 6.25%
6. Nowpada Minor Drainage Basin 14.05%

    The major amount ofrainfall is during the South-West monsoon and/or North-East monsoon and the normal rainfall is 1162 mm. The statistical data of the district is as follows.

1. Geographical Area 5,84,300 Ha.
2. Population (2001) 2528491
3. Culturable Area 3,12,016 Ha.
4. Forest Area 70,841 Ha.
5. Barren & Un Cultivable Area (2003) 50,427 Ha.
6. Land put to Non-Agricultural purpose (2003) 89,427 Ha.
7. Sown Area (2003) 3,12,016 Ha.
8. Irrigated Area (2001) 1,67,036 Ha.
9. Normal Rainfall (2003) 1162 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. Narayanapuram Anicut 33,701 33,701
2. Thotapalli Regulator 30,485 30,485
3. Pydigam Project 5,187 5,187
Total 69,373 69,373

    C.Minor Irritgation Projects:

    1030 Schemes are existing benefiting an ayacut of 1,66,034 acres.

    II. ONGOING PROJECTS:

    A. Major Projects

    1. Vamsadhara Project Stage I (LMC):

     The project is under construction, across the river vamsadhara near Gotta village, Hiramandalam Mandal to create a total IP of 1,48,230 Acres in the district of Srikakulam. The estimated cost of the Project is Rs.8.78 Crores and an amount of Rs.107.61 Crores is spent and created an ayacut of 1,47,936 Acres (03/2003).

    2.Vamsadhara Project Stage II Phase I of Stage II (RMC):

     The project is under construction, across the river Vamsadhara near Gotta village, Hiramandalam Mandal to create a total IP of 62,280 acres in the district of Srikakulam. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 123.936 Crores and an amount of Rs. 37.125 Crores is spent and created an ayacut of 19,858 acres (03/2003).

    B. Medium Irrigation Projects:

    1.Madduvalasa:

    The project is under construction, across the river Suvarnamukhi near Madduvalasa village, Vangar Mandal to create a total IP of 24,700 acres in the district of Srikakulam. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 8.47 Crores and an amount of Rs. 120.80 Crores is spent and created an ayacut of 11,900 acres (03/2003).

    C. Minor Irrigatiion Projects:

    2 Schemes are under execution to benefit an ayacut of 3387 acres in the following mandals.
Sl.No Mandal Name.of Scheme Aayacut completed Estimated cost Programme For completion.
1. Palakonda Peddagedda Reservoir 2100 Acres. 875.25 Lakhs 6/2005
2. Melliaputti Varahalugedda 1237 76.54 Lakhs 6/2005


    III. CONTEMPLATED PROJECTS:

    A. Major Projects:

    1. Vamsadhara Project Phase II of Stage II:

     The project is proposed to construct across the river Vamsadhara near Neradi village, Srikakulam District at an estimated cost of Rs.739 Crores (99-2000) to create a total IP of 45000 acres in the district of Srikakulam. The detailed Investigation of the Project is in progress and programmed to be completed after obtaining the concurrence of Orissa and clearance from C.W.C.

    2. Thotapally Barrage Project:

    The project is proposed to construct across the river Nagavali at Thotapally Village, Vizianagaram District at an estimated cost of Rs. 415.87 Crores to create an IP of 1,84,000 Acres in the districts of Vizianagaram (71,111 Acres), Srikakulam (1,12,889 Acres). The detailed investigation of the Project is completed. The required clearances are expected to be completed by 2/2004 year.


    B.Medium Irrigation Projects:Nil

    C. Minor Irrigation Projects:Nil

    IV
    I.APERP

    1. Vamsadhara Project.

1. Budget for 2003-04 = Rs.100.00 Lakhs.
2. Expenditure to end of 31.1.04 = Rs. 74.55 Lakhs.
3. Ayacut Benefitted = 1,68,000 Acres

     2. Medium & Minor

1. Narayanapuram Anicut Scheme Rs.56.93 L Rs.56.71 L
2. Nagavali River System. Rs.69.54 L Rs.47.76 L.
3. Pydigam Project. Rs. 8.95 L. Rs. 8.92 L.

     2.APHM & ECRP: NIL

     3.APERP-MI-MR: NIL

     4.APSIDC: NIL

     5.BREACH CLOSING WORKS.

     445 No.of works breached. Amount reported for

         1. Temporary restoration = Rs.145.02 L.

         2. Permanent restoration = Rs.553.05 L.

     TSP

    22 No of schemes, costing Rs.59.71 Lakhs are proposed to be taken up under TSP to benefit an ayacut of 240 acres.


     V. DETAILS OF BUDGET & EXPENDITURE 2002-03.
   
Sl.No PROJECT SOURCES OF FUNDING BE EXPENDITURE
1. Vamsadhara Project
RIDF.IV. 914.50 651.03L
RIDF.II 16.37 L 1.19 L
AIBP. 981.86 L 94.77 L.
EAP.(APERP) 130.32 L 77.18 L.
Total 1143.05L 824.17L.
2. Madduvalasa Reservoir Project AIBP. 1347.81 L 1284.00 L.
3. Medium & Minor Irrigation.
Narayanapuram Anicut LOC 26.98L. 26.98L.
Nagavali river system. LOC 73.93 L . 73.93 L.
Pydigam project. LOC 4.13 L 4.13 L.

    VI. TOTAL INVESTMENT MADE ON THE IRRIGATION PROJECTS/SCHEMES SINCE INCEPTION/INDEPENDENCE is Rs.328.30 CRORES.

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