Lower Suktel Major Irrigation Project JI02392

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Salient Features
1Irrigation Project NameLower Suktel Major Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
5Engineering TypeStorage
8Districts BenefitedBalangir,Subarnapur
11Project SharingNone
14Work Started in 5 Year PlanIX-Plan
15Completed in 5 Year Plan
16Project Approval StatusPlanning Commission
17Year of Approval by Planning Commission1999
18Approved Cost (Rs. in cr)217.13
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr)
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha)23.5
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha)29.84
22Potential Created (PC) (th ha)
23Project Covered under ERM SchemeNo
24Project Covered under CADA SchemeNo
25Project Covered under AIBP SchemeYes
26Studies Conducted
27Project Covered under Tribal Sub-Plan
28Project Covered under Drought Prone Area Programme (DPAP)

Associated Entities with Irrigation Project
1Lower Suktal DamDam

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Project in Brief

Lower Suktel Irrigation Project is a major irrigation project located near village Magurguda in Bolangir block of Bolangir district under KBK region of Odisha. The dam site proposed across river Suktel in Mahanadi basin is at a distance of about 20 km from Bolangir town. The project envisages the construction of a 1410 m long & 30 m high earth dam, centrally located ogee crested 177 m long spillway, 890 m long and 16 m high, 6 m wide earthen right dyke, 412 m long, 3 m high, 6 m wide earthen left dyke, 16.58 km long Left Main Canal with Head regulator, 23.84 km long Right Main Canal with Head regulator and associated distribution network.

Total CCA of the project is 23,500 ha, out of which 20,816 ha lies in Bolangir district and the remaining 2,684 ha in adjoining Sonepur district. Further, this project will supply 17.89 million m3 of drinking water to Bolangir town. The project is a part of Long Term Action Plan (LTAP) for the KBK region.

The project was approved by the Planning Commission during 1999 for Rs.217.13 crore (1996 price level). The administrative approval from Department of Water Resources, Govt. of Odisha was accorded in the year 1999. The entire project has been included under AIBP since the year 1999-2000.The latest approved cost of the project is Rs.1041.81 crore (2009 price level), for which investment clearance has been accorded by Planning Commission.

Upto March 2011 no irrigation potential is created.

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