List of Major- Lift Irrigation Projects in Telangana State

Major-Lift Irrigation Projects in Telangana State-Region and Telangana Irrigation Projects Map :

Telangana region has a rich heritage of cultivation and irrigation dating back to several centuries. In the past, rulers paid a good deal of attention to the development of irrigation in their kingdoms for the benefit of their subjects. Big lakes like Ramappa, Pakhal, Laknavaram and many other irrigation works of Kakatiya period have become names to remember.

The Mir Alam Tank is the finest example for arched dams. Hussain Sagar, Ghanapur Anicut across the Manjira with two canals called Fathenahar and Mahaboobnahar Projects, Pocharam lake, Osmansagar, Himayatsagar, Nizamsagar Project, Mannair Project, Dindi Project, Palair Project, Wyra Project and Sarlasagar Projects are some of the magnificent contributions of the eminent Engineers of Hyderabad State under Nawab Ali Nawaz Jung Bahadur during the Nizam’s kingdom in the Telangana Region.

Projects are classified as under, based on the extent of irrigated ayacut ( commandable area) under them.


Major Project
Ayacut above 25000 acres (10,000 ha.)
Medium Project
Ayacut above 5000(2000 ha.) & upto 25000 acres(10000 ha.)
Minor Project
Ayacut upto 5000 acres.



Major irrigation Projects in Telangana:


Sr. No. Project Name [COMPLETED] Ayacut in Acres
1 Guthpa LIS 38,792
2 Mogaligundla baga Reddy Singur Project 40,000
3 Alisagar LIS 53,793
4 Kaddam Narayana Reddy Project 68,128
5 Rajolibanda Diversion Scheme (RDS) 84,260
6 Priyadarshini Jurala Project 1,02,000
7 Nizamsagar Project 2,31,000
8 Lower Maniar Dam 5,42,900
9 Narjuna Sagar Left Main Canal (NSLC) 6,54,961
10 Sri Ram Sagar Project (SRSP) Stage-I 9,69,000
TOTAL 27,84,834


Sr. No. Project Name    (ONGOING) Ayacut in Acres
11 Jawahar Nettempadu LIS 27,000
12 J. Chokka Rao Godavari LIS (Devadula) 1,23,000
13 Rajiv dummugudem LIS 2,00,000
14 Rajiv Bheema LIS 2,03,000
15 Flood Flow Canal Project (SRSP) 2,20,000
16 Mahatma Gandhi Kalwakurthi LIS 2,50,000
17 Alimineti Madhava Reddy Srisilam Left Bank Canal Project (AMRP) 2,70,000
18 SRSP Stage-II 4,40,000
TOTAL 17,33,000


Sr. No. Project Name (CONTEMPLATED) Ayacut in Acres
19 Lendi Project 22,000
20 Lower Penganga Project 40,000
21 Inchampally Project 1,57,042
22 Indira Sagar Rudramkota LIS 2,00,929
23 PV Narsimha Rao Kanthanapally Sujala Sravanthi 7,50,000
24 Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Pranahita Chevella Sujala Sravanthi 16,40,000
25 Jyothirao Pule Dummugudem Nagarjuna Sagar Sujala Sravanthi (Link Canal) 22,12,670
26 Sripada Sagar Yellampally Project 45,00,000
TOTAL 95,22,641



Telangana Major Irrigation Projects Map:

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Source: Telangana Irrigation Department

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