K.C.Canal Canal is 130 years old major irrigation system which
takes off from right flank of Anicut constructed across Tungabhadra
River near Sunkesula Village in Kurnool Dist. This canal runs for a
total length of 306 KM i.e. from Sunkesula Anicut up to 235 km in
Kurnool District and the remaining length of 71 km in Cuddapah
District. As per K.W.D.T. award this system is entitled for a
quantity of 39.90 TMC of water which is inclusive of 10 TMC T.B
river assistance from Tungabhadra Dam. The cropping pattern under
this system is as follows:-
Name of Dist.
Registered Pattern ( Acres)
The Sunkesula Barrage across River Tungabhadra is located
near Sunkesula village in Kurnool Mandal & District of Andhra
Pradesh 30 kms from Kurnool town.
(Kurnool district - 1,73,627 Cuddapah District - 92,001)
10.000 TMC as per Prorata entitlement for total
abstraction of 212.000 TMC of TB Dam 29.90 TMC as TB River
234.640 km in Kurnool District (305.60 km is Total
Ayacut In Acres
2,65,628 Acres ( Kurnool district - 1,73,627 Cuddapah
District - 92,001)
Khariff : 1,00,476 Acres
Rabi : 73,151 Acres
Khariff: Sugar Cane, Paddy.
Rabi: Sugar cane, Wet, ID.
Kurnool - Cuddapah Canal (KC Canal)
TOTAL LENGTH OF CANAL
LENGTH IN KURNOOL DISTRICT
LENGTH IN CUDDAPAH
IN KURNOOL DISTRICT
KC CANAL MODERNISATION PROJECT
modernisation project with a cost of Rs. 1107.00 crore was taken up with the
loan assistance from Japanese Bank of International Co-operation (JBIC),
Japan with the objective of stabilisation of existing ayacut of 2.65 lakh acres
in Kurnool and Kadapa districts by rehabilitation, improvements and modernisation
of existing 130 year old irrigation system.
Tungabhadra Barrage at Sunkesula around 30 km from Kurnool town.
Rs. 1107 crores
Length of Canal
Stabilisation of KC Canal ayacut (i.e., 2,65,628 Acres)