TELANGANA WATER SOURCES,telangana satellite map,

The project benefited farmers in the districts of Guntur, Prakasam, Krishna, Nalgonda and khammam. The right canal (a.k.a Jawahar canal) is 203 km long and irrigates 1.113 million acres (4,500 km²) of land. The left canal (a.k.a Lalbahadur Shastri canal) is 295 km long and irrigates 0.32 million acres (800 km²) of land in nalgonda and khammam districts of telangana region. The project transformed the economy of above districts. 52 villages were submersed in water and 24000 people were affected. The relocation of the people was completed by 2007.

The hydroelectric plant has a power generation capacity of 815.6 MW with 8 units (1×110 MW+7×100.8 MW). First unit was commissioned on 7 March 1978 and 8th unit on 24 December 1985. The right canal plant has a power generation capacity of 90 MW with 3 units of 30 MW each. The left canal plant has a power generation capacity of 60 MW with 2 units of 30 MW each.

The dam is constructed in Nalgonda district. The dam also provides driking water to the Nalgonda town.

telangana water sources

Telangana water sources

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