What are the advantages of Polavaram Project?

What are the advantages of Polavaram Project?

Polavaram will benefit all the 13 districts of A.P, directly and indirectly. Polavaram project dam being built on River Godavari can help divert and utilise Godavari water to Krishna and other rivers. If executed well, this project can make the state drought-free forever.

What is the use of Pattiseema project?

Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Project is a river interlinking project which connects Godavari River to Krishna River. This project has thereby become the first of such irrigation type projects in the country to be completed in time without any budget enhancements. It also holds a record in Limca Book of Records.

Is Kaleshwaram bigger than Polavaram?

In comparison, Polavaram covers a third of the area covered by Kaleshwaram, at a budget that is almost 60 percent of Kaleshwaram. Most importantly, Polavaram is far from completion, while Kaleshwaram is inaugurated.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the Polavaram Project?

Nowhere we see no crop lands in the coastal regions. * There will be permanent solution to drinking water scarcity problems. * Hydro Electric Plants get sufficient water and around 1000 mega watts of electricity can be produced. Even villages get 24 hours power supply with Polavaram Project.

Who will benefit from Polavaram Project?

The Polavaram project will be a lifeline for all 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh. If all the reservoirs in the State are filled with water from Godavari and other rivers, the State can go without rains for at least two years, said Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in the Legislative Assembly here on Monday.

Who will benefit from Polavaram project?

Who proposed Polavaram project?

Early in 1941, Shri L. Venkatakrishna Iyer, the then Cheif Engineer for Irrigation, put up definite proposal for a storage Reservoir on the main Godavari River itself near Polavaram.

Who is constructing Polavaram project?

Navayuga Engineering Company Ltd. Iconic Projects.

When did polavaram started?

When work began on the Polavaram project in 2005, the project cost was estimated at Rs 10,151 crore. The project has since missed several deadlines and the cost has escalated manifold.

What is the capacity of Polavaram Project?

194 tmc
Polavaram dam has a total capacity of 194 tmc of water and the design allows for 99.23% utilization of water with a dead storage capacity of a mere 1.5 tmc. This landmark project would ensure sufficient supply of water for the entire state of Andhra Pradesh.

Why is Polavaram project so important for Andhra Pradesh?

Why is Polavaram Project so important for Andhra Pradesh? Polavaram is a multi-purpose irrigation project which is under construction and located on river Godavari near Ramayyapet village of Polavaram Mandal of West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. The project has been on cards for almost 75 years.

What is Polavaram Irrigation Project?

Polavaram is a multi-purpose irrigation project which is under construction and located on river Godavari near Ramayyapet village of Polavaram Mandal of West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. The project has been on cards for almost 75 years.

What is the polpolavaram dam?

Polavaram project dam being built on River Godavari can help divert and utilise Godavari water to Krishna and other rivers. If executed well, this project can make the state drought-free forever. AP Government is very keen to finish this mammoth project by 2019 at any cost.

Does Polavaram Project need storage at ayacut?

Since the ayacut area got reduced from 7.2 lakh acres to 2.5 lakh acres, there is no need to have any storage for the Polavaram project. Just as the run of the river system at Dowlaiswaram is able to supply water for more than 10 lakh acres, the alternative barrage at Polavaram can easily irrigate 2.5 lakh acres as a run of the river system.