KLRao Sagar Pulichintala Project
Preamble

Dr K.L.Rao Sagar Pulichintala Project is a balancing reservoir constructed across river Krishna near Pulichinta Village, Bellamkonda (M) in Guntur District (85.0 Km upstream of Prakasam barrage and 115.0 Km downstream of Nagarjuna Sagar Dam), for storing 45.77 TMC of water for stabilization of existing ayacut of 13.08 Lakh acres of Krishna delta and for early transplantation of paddy crop during June and July.

Administrative approval for Rs. 681.604 Crores was accorded by the Government vide G.O.Ms. No. 208 dt. 18-11-2005. 2nd Revised administrative approval for Rs. 1281.0 Crores was accorded by the Government vide G.O.Ms.No. 90 dt. 04-08-2009 and 3rd Revised Administrative Approval for Rs.1816.17 Crores by the Government vide G.O M.S No: 7 dated 29.1.2014.

Salient features
River Basin : Krishna
Village : Pulichintal
Mandal : Bellamkonda, Guntur Dt.
Longitude : 80° 03' 33" E
Latitude : 16° 46' 14" N
Reservoir : Guntur and Nalgonda Districts.
Head works : Guntur and Nalgonda Districts.
Area under irrigation : Stabilization of Krishna Delta ayacut (13.08 lakh Acs. in Guntur, Krishna, West Godavari and Prakasam Dist.)
Total length of concrete Dam : 934.00 M
N.O.F. on Left Side : 232.75 M
N.O.F. on Right Side : 141.00 M
Length of spillway : 560.25 M
Earth Dam : 355.00 M
Crest Level : 36.34 M
Size and No. of Gates : 18.50 M X 17.00 M & 24 Nos.
T.B.L : + 58.24 M
MWL.FRL : + 53.34 M
MDDL : + 42.67 M
Deepest Bed Level of River : + 21.58 M
Maximum Designed Flood Discharge : 57,700 Cumecs (20,37,656 Cusecs)
Catchment Area between N.S Dam to Pulichintala Project Dam site : 20,028 Sq.Kms.
Gross Storage Capacity : 1296 M.Cum (45.77 TMC)
Live storage capacity : 1026 M.Cum (36.23 TMC)
Storage at Crest(+36.34 M) : 102.24 M.Cum (3.61 TMC)
Power Generation : 4 units of 30 MW each (120 MW)
Budget for the Year 2015-16 : Plan-20.1100 Crs
Cumulative Expenditure up to 05/2015 : 1556.1400 Crores

Present Status of Works:-

Sl.No. Description of work Total Qty.(Cum) Work done as on 28.02.2015 Balance work to be done (Cum) % of Progress
1 Earth work excavation 5,81,272 5,53,421 27851 95.20
2 E.W.Embankment (Dam) 1,89,100 1,81,970 7130 96.23
3 Cement Concrete 638210 636669 1541 99.75
Progress Of Hydro Mechanical Works:-
A) Radial Gates:
i) Procurement Of Raw Material:
Total Qty. of Raw Material Required : 10385 MT
Qty. of Raw Material Received So Far : 10127 MT
Balance Qty. of Raw Material to be procured(For Gantry Crane) : 258 MT
ii) Fabrication:
Total Qty. of Fabrication : 10385 MT
Qty. Fabricated So Far : 10097 MT
Balance Qty. to be fabricated (For Gantry Crane & accessories) : 288 MT

Erection of 24 Nos. Radial gates including hoisting arrangements completed. Erections of top wall plates for Radial gates are in progress

River Sluice Gates:

Erection of River sluice emergency & Service and fixing of side guides completed.

Penstock:

There is an Agreement provision for 4 nos of penstocks to be erected. As per scope of agreement 2 penstock gates with hydraulic hoist is to be erected by the EPC Agency.

The fabrications of 4 penstock ferrules are completed. The Fabrication and Erection of 2 Penstock gates and 2 Hoist are to be done. Trash rack works ( Ring Beam, Cross Beam, Slab, Errection of Trash Rack Frames and 2nd stage concrete and fixing of E.M Parts, Transition portion section I-I) are to be completed