SALIENT FEATURES OF INDIRA GANDHI NAHAR PROJECT

S. No.

Item

Description

1.

Origin point of the Project

Harike Barrage situated in Punjab at 3.0 Km downstream of confluence of Sutlej and Beas Rivers.

2.

Water Allocation

7.59MAF

3.

Length of Indira Gandhi Feeder Canal

204 Km

(170 Km in Punjab & Haryana, and 34 Km in Rajathan)

4.

Capacity of  IGFC at Harike Head

18500 Cusec (523.86 Cumec)

5.

Origin point of the Indira Gandhi Main Canal

Tail Point of Indira Gandhi Feeder Canal

6.

Length of Indira Gandhi Main Canal

445 Km

7.

Capacity of  IGMC at Head

17266 Cusec (488.92 Cumec)

8.

Entry point of canal in Rajasthan

In Hanumangarh District

9.

Stage-I of the project

Area under IGFC & IGMC up to 189 Km (RD 620, Pungal Bikaner) except area under Sahwa lift system (Originating from 33 Km of IGMC)

a)   Culturable Command Area (CCA)

Flow -4.84* lakh hectare

Lift- 0.62 lakh hectare

Total- 5.46 lakh hectare

*(According to restricted CCA)

b)   Intensity of Irrigation

Flow – 110% (Rabi 63%, Kharif 47%)

Lift   – 100% (Rabi 55%, Kharif 45%)

10.

Stage-II of the project

Area from 189 Km of IGMC(RD 620, Pungal Bikaner)  to 445 km of IGMC(RD 620, Pungal Bikaner)i.e. tail end of main canal and Area under Sahwa lift system (Originating from 33 Km of IGMC)

a)   Capacity of  IGMC at Head of Stage-II

9955 Cusec (281.89 Cumec)

b)   Capacity of  IGMC at Tail of Stage-II

4810 Cusec (136.20 Cumec)

c)   Culturable Command Area (CCA) in lakh hectare

 

Proposed

Progress up to 03/2016

Flow

7.24

7.24

Lift

3.47

3.36

Total

10.71

10.60

 

d)   (i) Length of IGMC

256 Km

    (ii) Distribution - System

Flow -3354.50 Km

Lift- 1495.45 Km

Total- 4849.95 Km)

e)    Intensity of Irrigation

Flow – 80% (Rabi 46%, Kharif 34%)

Lift   – 60% (Rabi 35%, Kharif 25%)

11.

Construction of Water Courses (in lakh hectare)

Stage-I

Stage-II

Total

5.29

7.03

12.32

 

12.

 

Reservation of Water in IGNP for Drinking, Energy- Projects, Army, Industries & Other Uses

0.87MAF (1200 Cusec)

13.

Proposed Beneficiary Districts

Sriganganar,Hanumangarh,Bikaner,Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Churu, Jhunjhunu*, Sikar*, Nagore*, and Barmer*

*(Only for Drinking Water)

 

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