Lower Terna Major Irrigation Project JI00479

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Salient Features
1Irrigation Project NameLower Terna Major Irrigation Project
2Irrigation Project Name Alias
5Engineering TypeLift, Storage
8Districts BenefitedLatur,Osmanabad
11Project SharingNone
14Work Started in 5 Year PlanVI-Plan
15Completed in 5 Year Plan
16Project Approval StatusPlanning Commission
17Year of Approval by Planning Commission1983
18Approved Cost (Rs. in cr)37.65
19Actual Cost (Rs. in cr)
20Culturable Command Area (CCA) (th ha)22.16
21Ultimate Irrigation Potential (UIP) (th ha)23.47
22Potential Created (PC) (th ha)
23Project Covered under ERM SchemeNo
24Project Covered under CADA SchemeNo
25Project Covered under AIBP SchemeNo
26Studies Conducted
27Project Covered under Tribal Sub-Plan
28Project Covered under Drought Prone Area Programme (DPAP)Yes

Associated Entities with Irrigation Project
1Lower Terna DamDam
2Lower Terna Lift Station Stage - IIILift
3Lower Terna Lift Station Stage - IILift
4Lower Terna Lift Station Stage - IVLift
5Lower Terna Lift Station Stage - ILift
6Lower Terna Lift Station Stage - VLift
7Terna DamDam

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Brief Description

The lower Terna major irrigation is located on river Terna, a tributary of River Manjira near village Makani of Latur district of Maharashtra. The CCA of the project is 22168 hectare and the potential of the project is 18500 hectare.The GCA of the project is 25169 hectare. The irrigation from flow is in the Osmanbad district. In addition to this the Ashiv lift irrigation scheme will irrigate in 4740 hectare (ICA) of land with annual irrigation is 6890 hectare in Latur district. The main components of the project is given below:

  1. Earthen dam 3604 meter long with maximum height of 15.30 meter
  2. Masonry dam 344 meter long including 207 meter long spillway. The spillway is provided with 14 radial gates of 12/8 meter each to pass design discharge of 10,700 cumec.
  3. Right bank canal 74 km long and Left bank canal is 80 km. Annual irrigation from flow is 11610 hecater and from lift it is 6890 hectare.
  4. An additional lift irrigation scheme at Ashiv to irrigate annually 6890 hectare (ICA 4740 hecatre). The Ashiv lift is planned from the reservoir and it consist of 5 pumps house to lift water in five stages and the total static head is 130 meter (approx).

Present Status

The dam is completed in the year 1990 and the canal system and the lift irrigation is also completed. At present canal lining work is going.

Techno Economic Appraisal

The project received investment clearance from Planning Commission in the year 1983 for an estimated cost of Rs 37.65 crore (1983 price level) with potential as 16952 hectare. The latest estimated cost of the project is Rs 578.69 crore (2010-11 price level) and is under appraisal in CWC.

Command Area Map

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