TBPHLC CIRCLE ANANTAPURAMU PROFILE
Ananthapuramu District is situated in Rayalseema region of Andhra Pradesh state and lies between 13°-40’N to 15°-15’N Latitude and 76°-50’E to 78°-30’E Longitude with a population of 40,83,315 (2011 census). One of the famous spiritual center in this district is Puttaparthi and it is 80Km. away from Ananthapuramu. The District falls partly in Krishna basin and partly in Pennar basin. The District is surrounded by Bellary, Kurnool Districts on the North, Kadapa and Kolar Districts of Karnataka on South East and North respectively. The district is principally a hot country and temperatures vary from 17°C-40°C. The important rivers flowing in the District are (1) Pennar (2) Jayamangali (3) Chitravathi (4) Vedavathi (also called Hagari), (5) Papagni, (6) Maddileru.
The district head quarter is connected by S.C. Railways broad gauge railway line from Secunderabad, Guntakal, Bangalore and Bellary (Via) Guntakal to Pakala.
Most of the area in this District is covered under Minor Irrigation Sources only in addition to one completed Major Irrigation Project viz., Tungabhadra Project High level canal (TBP HLC) system stage-I (A joint venture of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh States). The Right Bank High level canal (R.B.H.L.C.) takes off from right bank of T.B. Dam and runs in Karnataka and enters in Andhra Pradesh at Km. 105.437 and contemplated to irrigate an ayacut of 2.849 Lakh acres out of this 1,45,236 acres in Ananthapuramu district and remaining is Kurnool and Kadapa District. The T.B.P.H.L.C. Stage-II scheme, which is an Ongoing Project has been taken up during 1967 with a cost of Rs 914.70 Lakhs to provide irrigation facilities to an extent of 2,83,041 acres (including 1,01,600 acres under PABR Stage-II, i.e., Yadiki Canal System) in Ananthapuramu, Kadapa and Kurnool districts. Out of the total ayacut of 2,83,041 acres ayacut contemplated under T.B.P.H.L.C. Stage-II scheme, an ayacut of 1,33,807 acres is situated in Ananthapuramu district. Thus the total Ayacut contemplated in Ananthapuramu district under TBP HLC Scheme (Stage-I and II) is 2,44,770 acres.
The classification of total area of the District is as follows:
|Geographical Area||Area in hectares||% of Total Area|
|Total geographical area||19,13,000||100|
|Barren and cultivatable land||1,87,305||9.67|
|Land put to Non Agricultural use||1,20,791||6.31|
|Normal Average Rainfall||552 mm||—|
Details Of Irrigation Projects
|S.No||Projects||Nos||Ayacut in acres|
|I||Major Irrigation Projects|
|a)||Tunga Bhadra Project High Level Canal System (Stage-I)||1||1,13,173|
|Tunga Bhadra Project High Level Canal System Stage -II – l||1||32,063|
COMPLETED MAJOR IRRIGATION PROJECTS
- Tungabhadra Project Hight Level Canal System ( TBPHLC)
The T.B.P.H.L.C. scheme is a joint venture of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh states. The Right Bank High Level Canal (R.B.H.L.C) takes off from Right bank of T.B. Dam and runs in Karnataka and enters in Andhra Pradesh at Km 105.437 and contemplated to irrigate an ayacut of 2.849 Lakhs Acres out of this 1,45,236 Acres are in Ananthapuramu District and the remaining is Kurnool and Kadapa Districts.
The distribution of 21.73 T.M.Cft. of water within Ananthapuramu District for T.B.P.H.L.C.System is as given below.
|S.No.||Subsystem||Entitlement out of 32.50 T.M.Cft.|
|1||H.L.M.C (from A.P.Border to Mid Pennar Reservoir T.B.P HLC Stage-I||7.32 T.M.cft.|
|2||Guntakal Branch Canal (G.B.C.) System.|
|(a) G.B.C. Stage-I||2.77 T.M.cft.|
|(b) Gooty Sub Branch Canal (G.S.B.C) Stage-I||1.75 T.M.cft.|
|3||Mid Pennar South Canal||4.32 T.M.cft.|
|4||Mid Pennar North Canal||1.87 T.M.cft.|
|5||T.B.C. including M.B.R & S.S.B.R. T.B.P HLC Stage-I||3.70 T.M.cft.|
The scheme has been taken up in the following two stages.
T.B.P.H.L.C. Scheme Stage-I
T.B.P.H.L.C. Scheme Stage-II
The T.B.P.H.L.C. Scheme Stage-I has been taken up in the year 1960 and completed by 1966 with a cost of Rs.11.74 Crores creating an Irrigation Potential of 1,07,516 in Ananthapuramu District The T.B.P HLC consists of the following Components.
High Level Main Canal (H.LM.C) from A.P. Border to Vagu leading to Mid Pennar Reservoir (M.P.R)
Mid Pennar Reservoir (M.P.R) with a Gross Storage Capacity of 5 T.Mcft.
Mid Pennar South Canal (M.P.S.C)
Tadipatri Branch Canal (T.B.C).
Mid Pennar North Canal (M.P.N.C).
The T.B.P.H.L.C. Scheme Stage-II has been taken up during 1967 contemplating an irrigation potential to an extent of 32,063 acres in Ananthapuramu District.
The T.B.P.H.L.C. Scheme Stage-II consists of the following components with in the District.
Subbaraya Sagar Balancing Reservoir (S.S.B.R)
Muchukota Balancing Reservoir (M.B.R)
Guntakal Branch Canal (G.B.C) System
Penna Ahobilam Balancing Reservoir (P.A.B.R)
Excavation of Penna Ahobilam Balancing Reservoir Right Canal (P.A.B.R.Right Canal)
Yadiki Canal system
Out of the above works, item No. 1 and 2 are completed. Item No. 3 to 5 are almost completed except distributory and No. 6 is in Progress under EPC turn key system.
The details of the completed and ongoing components of the system are as follows.
TBPHLC System (Stage-I) HIGH LEVEL MAIN CANAL (H.L.M.C)
From A.P. Border to Mid Pennar Dam.
The High Level Main Canal (H.L.M.C) enters in to Andhra Pradesh at Km. 105.437 near Bommanahal (v), Ananthapuramu District and terminates in to a vanka which leads to Mid Pennar Reservoir.
Location : The High Level Main Canal (H.L.M.C) enters in to Andra Pradesh at Km. 105.437 near Bommanahal (v), Ananthapuramu District and terminates in to a vanka which leads to Mid Pennar Reservoir.
Ayacut : 35,541 Acres
Mandals Benefitted : Bommanahal, D’Hirehal, Kanekal, Vidapankal, Uravakonda
Water Allocation : 7.32 T.Mcft. of Tungabhadra water is allocated
Details Of The Canal
Length : 84.24 Km.
Head Discharge : 2614 Cusecs
Ayacut in Acres : 35,541 Acres
Cropping Pattern : Paddy, Goundnut, Cotton, Jowar, Sunflower
Bommanahal : 14
D’Hirehal : 2
Kanekal : 7
Vidapankal : 2
Uravakonda : 1
Total :26 Nos
Modernisation of TBP High Level Main Canal from Km.105.437 to Km. 189.680
In addition to 32.50 T.Mcft of Tungabhadra water allocated by the KWDT, a quantity of 10 T.Mcft of water is also allocated by the Government of Andhra Pradesh to PABR for catering the drinking requirement and other incidental needs of the District, vide G.O. Ms. No. 3 Irrigation & CAD (P.W..MAJ.Irr.VI) Department, Dated: 04.01.2006. In order to draw 42.50 T.Mcft (32.50 + 10.00) of Tungabhadra water, the High Level Main Canal (HLMC) is to be widened to carry a discharge of 4200 cusecs at A.P. Border as suggested by the Committee of Experts.
The Administrative Approval has been accorded by the Government for Rs. 463.50 Crores vide G.O.Ms. No. 249 I&CAD (PW-Maj. IX) Dept. Dated : 23.11.2007. This work is being taken up in 6 Packages (Period of contract: 51 months) and the works have been taken up in the closure period i.e. from March, 2009 onwards.
TBPHLC System (Stage-I)
MID PENNAR RESERVOIR (M.P.R)
The Mid Pennar Reservoir has been constructed across River Pennar near Penakacherla (v), Garladinne Mandal, Ananthapuramu District of Andhra Pradesh witha storage capacity of 5.17 TMC.
|Location||Longitude: 77° 24′ 34”E Latitude: 14° 52′ 15” N|
Mandals Benefitted Pamidi, Peddavaduguru, Garladinne, Anantapur, Bukkarayasamudram, Singanamala, putluru, Tadipatri and Yellanuru.
|Water Allocation||9.89 T.Mcft. of Tungabhadra water is allocated for the ayacut under M.P.South Canal (M.P.S.C), M.P. North Canal (M.P.N.C)and Tadipatri Branch Canal (T.B.C).|
|Maximum Flood Discharge||1,60,440h Cusecs|
|Details Of The Canal|
|Head Discharge||2614 Cusecs|
|Ayacut in Acres||35,541 Acres|
|Cropping Pattern||Paddy, Goundnut, Cotton, Jowar, Sunflower|
|Length||58.30 Km.||96.56 Km.||30.58 Km|
|Head Discharge||500 Cusecs||1342 Cusecs||290 Cusecs|
|Ayacut in Acres||13,325 Acres||33,176 Acres||25,474 Acres*|
|Cropping Pattern||Paddy,Groundnut, Cotton,Jowar,Sunflower||Paddy,Groundnut, Cotton,Jowar,Sunflower||Groundnut,Paddy, Chillies,Sunflower,Cotton|
|Villages Benefited||25 Nos.||46 Nos.||22 Nos|
|Mandal||No.of Villages||Mandal||No.of Villages||Mandal||No.of Villages|
Modernisation of Mid Pennar South Canal (MPSC) from Km. 0.00 to Km. 84.00
It is proposed to modernize the M.P. South Canal from Km. 0.00 to Km. 84.00 by providing C.C. Lining for Bed and Sides to carry a discharge of 1825 Cusecs against the present Capacity of 1342 Cusecs.
The Administrative Approval has been accorded by the Government for Rs.509.16 crores vide G.O.RT No. 670 Water Resources(Proj.III) Dept. Dated : 20.10.2016.The works are proposed to be taken up in 2 Packages viz Package No.43 & 44. TBPHLC System (Stage-II)
Subbaraya Sagar Balancing Reservoir
Subbaraya Sagar Balancing Reservoir (S.S.B.R) has been constructed across local vagu near Kadavakallu (v), Tadipatri Mandal, Ananthapuramu District. Subbaraya Sagar Balancing Reservoir is a percolating tank which exits at the tail end of Mid Pennar South Canal with a capacity of 0.42 TMC. This reservoir feeds water to 29th distributory of Mid Pennar South Canal and to Tadipatri Branch Canal.
|Location||:||Longitude: 77° 53′ 21” E Latitude : 14° 48′ 54” N|
|Ayacut||:||No direct ayacut is contemplated. Intended to stabilize the ayacut under Tadipatri Branch Canal and 29th distributary of M.P.South Canal|
|Mandals Benefitted||:||Putluru, Tadipatri, Yellanuru, Peddapappuru|
|Dependable Net Yield||:||Insignificant. It is only a Balancing Reservoir.|
|Water Allocation||:||0.420 T.Mcft. of Tungabhadra water is intended to be stored at the reservoir to stabilize the ayacut under T.B.C and 29th distributary of M.P.S.C|
|Maximum Flood Discharge||:||2100 Cusecs|
Mutchukota Balancing Reservoir (M.B.R)
Location :Mutchukota Balancing Reservoir (M.B.R) has been constructed across local vagu near Mutchukota (v), Tadipatri Mandal, Ananthapuramu District.
Longitude : 77° 52′ 16” E
Latitude : 14° 49′ 37” N
Ayacut : No direct ayacutis contemplated. Intended to stabilize the ayacut under Tadipatri Branch Canal.
Mandals Benefitted : Putluru, Tadipatri, Yellanuru, Peddapappuru
Dependable Net Yield : Insignificant. It is only a Balancing Reservoir.
Water Allocation : 0.668 T.Mcft. of Tungabhadra water is intended to be stored at the reservoir to stabilize the aycut under Tadipatri Branch Canal.
Maximum Flood Discharge : 2870 Cusecs
The Guntakal Branch Canal (G.B.C) System
Location : The Guntakal Branch Canal (G.B.C) System takes off from H.L.M.C at Km. 181.136.
Ayacut : 32,063 Acres
Mandals Benefitted : Vidapankal, Uravakonda, Guntakal, Gooty.
Water Allocation : 4.52 T.Mcft. of Tungabhadra water is allocated for Guntakal Branch Canal (G.B.C) and Gooty Sub-Branch Canal (G.S.B.C) in Ananthapuramu District.
|Details Of The Canals||G.B.C||G.S.B.C|
|Length||59.40 Km||8.41 Km|
|Discharge||643 Cusecs||216 Cusecs|
|Ayacut in Acres||15,792 Acres||16,271 Acres|
|Cropping Pattern||Paddy, Goundnut,Cotton, Jowar,Sunflower||Paddy, Goundnut,Cotton, Jowar,Sunflower|
|Mandal||No. Of Vilages||Mandal||No. Of Vilages|
TBPHLC SYSTEM (Stage-II)
Penna Ahobilam Balancing Reservoir (DR. KS. P.A.B.R)
The Penna Ahobilam Balancing Reservoir is located on River Pennar near Korrakodu (v), Kuderu Mandal, Ananthapuramu District. It is intended to store 11.10 T.Mcft. to provide irrigation facilities to 1.00 lakh acres (50,000 Acres under P.A.B.R. Right Canal and 50,000 Acres under Yadiki Canal System). In addition, it is intended to feed tanks enrout P.A.B.R. Right Canal and drinking water facility to the Chronically drought prone upland areas in Ananthapuramu District
Latitude : 14° 47′ 26″ N
Longitude : 77° 17′ 57″ E
Catchment area : 6165 Sq.Km(2420 Sq.Miles)
Deep river bed level : 400.0 m
Deepest foundation level : 399.5 m
Maximum Flood Discharge : 4596 Cumecs
F.R.L. : 443.000 m
Top Level of Dam : 446.0 m
Gross capacity at F.R.L. : 11.100 TMCft
Live storage at F.R.L : 10.740 TMCft
Water spread area at F.R.L : 27.56 M.Sq.m(296.5 M.Sq.ft)
Length of Spillway : 101.44 m
Total length of dam : 1920 m
Crest level of spillway : 434.34 m(1424.6′)
No. and size of spillway gates : 101.44 m
Sill level : 423.000 m
Power generation : 2 Units of 10 MW each Kaplan Turbines 15400 B.H No.s 10 MW each
It is intended to provide irrigation facilities to 1.01 lakh acres (50,000 Acres under P.A.B.R. Right Canal in addition to stabilization of ayacut 7,500 acres under tanks enroute and 51,600 Acres under Yadiki Canal System).
Mandals benefited : 6 Nos. Kuderu, Atmakuru, Rapthadu, Dharmavaram, Bathalapalli, Tadimarri.
Main Canals : 1 No.
Branch Canals : 2 No.
(a) Dharmavaram Branch Canal (DBC)
(b) Pappuru Branch Canal (PBC)
|Details Of The Canals||P.A.B.R Rt. Canal||D.B.C||P.B.C|
|Length||112.00 Km.||30.98 Km||8.75 Km|
|Head Discharge||821 Cusecs||105 Cusecs||50 Cusecs|
|Ayacut in Acres||38,600 Acres||6,400 Acres||5,000 Acres|
|Cropping Pattern||Rabi (I.D)||Rabi (I.D)||Rabi (I.D)|
Dam : All the Dam works are almost completed except erecting of Gantry Crane and certain rehabilitation works (Drilling and Grouting to prevent leakages). An amount of Rs. 13.50 Crores is necessary to complete the above works.
PABR Right Canal :
The PABR Right Canal has been taken up in 1978 to provide irrigation facilities to an extent of 50,000 Acres to serve in Kuderu, Singanamala, Anantapur, Raptadu, Dharmavaram and Tadimarri Mandals of Ananthapuramu District in addition to stabilization of ayacut of 7,500 acres under tanks enroute.
Longitude : 77° 17′ 57” E
Latitude : 14° 47′ 26” E
Contemplates irrigation facilities to an extent of 5000 acres to serve 7 mandals in Ananthapuramu district in addition to stabilization of ayacut of 7500 acres under M.I tanks.
The works are almost completed except distributory network. It is estimated that Rs. 20.00 Crores is necessary for physical completion of all balance works to provide contemplated benefits.
TBP.HLC. System (Stage-II)
YADIKI CANAL SYSTEM (P.A.B.R STAGE-II):
Yadiki Canal system is intended to provide Irrigation facilities to an ayacut of 50,000 acres I.D. during Rabi season by utilising 5 TMCft of water to be stored in P.A.B.R. to benefit arid areas of Yadiki, Peddavadugur, Peddapappuru and Tadipatri Mandals of Ananthapuramu district.
Mandals benefited :
4 Nos.Peddavaduguru, Yadiki, Peddapappuru, Tadipatri.
Pendekallu Balancing Reservoir
Pendekallu Balancing Reservoir to a capacity of 0.65 TMC is constructed at Pendekallu village, Peddapappuru Mandal, Anantapur District.
Ayacut : Creates I.P. of 18500 acres
Mandals Benefitted : Peddapappuru and Tadipatri
Chagallu Barrage is constructed to a capacity of 1.50 T.Mcft at Chagallu village, Peddapappuru Mandal, Ananthapuramu District.
Ayacut : Creates an I.P of 4500 acres
Mandals Benefitted : Peddapappuru and Tadipatri
Water User Association details and ayacut under TBP HLC system
|S.No||Name of the Irrigation system in Ananthapuramu district||No. of PC’s||No. of DC’s||No. of WUA’s||Total Ayacut (acres)|
|1||High Level Main Canal (Stage – I)||1||1||11||35541|
|2||M.P.South Canal (Stage – I)||1||10||33176|
|3||M.P.North Canal (Stage – I)||1||5||13325|
|4||Tadipatri Branch Canal (Stage – I)||1||11||31131|
|5||G.B.C.System (Stage – II) (GBC+GSBC)||1||11||32063|
Water Users Association Details of TBP HLC system in Ananthapuramu District
|Sl.No.||D.C.Name||No. of W.U.A.s||Name of the W.U.A||District||Mandal|
|1||Kanekal Distributory Committee (HLMC)||11||Haresamudram||Anantapur||Bommanahal|
|12||Yeguvapalli Distributory Committee (MPNC)||5||Yeddulapalli||Anantapur||Pamidi|
|17||Anantapur Distributory Committee (MPSC)||10||Yerragutla||Anantapur||Garladinnne|
|27||Tadipatri Distributory Committee (TBC)||11||Kadavakallu||Anantapur||Putlur|
|38||Guntakal Distributory Committee (GBC & GSBC)||11||Palthur (GBC)||Anantapur||Vidapanakal|