The Paleru Bitragunta anicut medium irrigation project was constructed across the Paleru river in the year 1962 and is located in Jargumalli village and Singarayakonda mandal of Prakasam district. The longitude and latitude of this project are 79° -54' East and 15° -17' -30" North. The catchment area of this project is 2102 Sqkm. The proposed utilization of this project is 1200 Mcft . The ayacut contemplated under this project is 7318 Acres. The mandals benefitted under this project are Jargumalli and Singarayakonda. There are 5 Noâs of Water Users Association and one Project Committee under this project.
There is a gap ayacut of 1,900 Acres under this project. Hence modernization of this project is proposed under JICA loan assistance with an amount of Rs. 12.80 crores. Under modernization improvements to head works, Lining to 21.4 Km supply channel and improvements to system tanks is proposed under modernization.
Government have accorded permission to take up modernization with concurrence of JICA. Paleru Bitragunta Anicut system is taken up for modernization with JICA Loan Assistance under APILIP. Government have accorded administrative approval for Rs.1472.00 lakhs. Technical sanction is also accorded and tenders finalized. Agreement to be concluded shortly.
|Location||:||The Paleru Bitragunta anicut medium irrigation project which was constructed across the Paleru river in the year 1962 and is located in Jargurmalli village and Singarayakonda mandal of Prakasam district.|
|Basin||:||Paleru river basin|
|Longitude||:||79° 54' 0" E|
|Latitude||:||15° 17' 30" N|
|Distance from Village/Town||:||The anicut across the Paleru river is situated about 16 Km from Singarayakonda at National Highway No.5 and 405 Km from Hyderabad.|
|Catchment area in Sq.Km||:||2102 Sqkm|
|Reservoir Capacity||:||1210 Mcft of the available water and the Anicut Storage Capacity is 368.9 Mcft (gross) and 368.9 Mcft (net).|
|Under Left Main Canal||:||7318 Acres|
|Under Right Main Canal: 21.41 Km||:||7318 Acres|
|Vent Size & Nos||:||1.50X1.00 M, 3 No's|
|Sill level||:||+11.89 M|
|Discharge in cumecs||:||140 Cumecs|
|Maximum Flood Discharge||:||2464 Cumecs|
|Mandals benefited||:||Jargurmalli, Singarayakonda|
|Total Project cost||:||30.00 lakhs|
|Funding arrangements||:||Nabard- RIDF-III|
Paleru Bitragunta anicut system is taken up for modernization with JICA loan assistance to bridge the gap ayacut. Government have accorded administrative approval for Rs.1472.00 lakhs and technical sanction is also accorded. Tenders finalized and agreement to be concluded shortly.
|Budget for 2011-12||:||Rs. 10.00 lakhs|
|Expenditure up to 03/2011||:||Nil|