Sri Ram Sagar Project - Stage II irrigation project to benefit farmers in North Telangana

Last Modified: Fri Mar 01 2019 12:12:42 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 968,263 acres
    Irrigation potential created through the construction of 3 canals that carry water from the Sriram Sagar Dam (aka Pochampadu Dam). The capacity was created as part of Stage I of the Sri Ram Sagar Project.
  • 911,430 acres
    Irrigation potential created through construction of the Kakatiya canal. Districts that benefit from this canal are: Nizamabad (11,024 acres), Karimnagar (536,328) and Warangal (364,078).
  • 34,967 acres
    Irrigation potential created through construction of the Saraswati Canal. Districts that benefit from this canal are: Adilabad (34,967 acres).
  • 21,866 acres
    Irrigation potential created through construction of the Lakshmi Canal. Districts that benefit from this canal are: Nizamabad (21,866 acres).
  • 440,000 acres
    Additional irrigation potential sought to be created by extending the Kakatiya canal from its current length of 284 kms to 346 kms as part of Stage II of the SRSP. This is expected to being relief to drought prone areas of districts such as Warangal, Khammam and Nalgonda.
  • 1,440,000
    Estimated total irrigation potential that will be created on completion of Stage II. A team of 40 engineers from the state Irrigation Department has been entrusted with the task of completing all the works by May 2019 in time from the next Kharif season in Jun 2019.