Organization  Structure

River Systems in Karnataka

Irrigation in Karnataka


Notifications & Govt. Orders

Tender Notifications & Post tender Evaluation



1.   Name of the project Tunga Anicut project
2.   Location
a.Near By Village Near Sakrebylu at 12th km of Shimoga-Mangalore Road
b) Taluk


c) District


d) Latitude 13 - 15 -00 N
e) Longitude

75 - 31 -30 E

3.   Basin/Sub-Basin  

Tunga Bhadra -K8

4.Catchment area ( in


5.Yield ( in TMC)

At 75 % dependability 3307.56 M.cum Or 116.823 TMC

a) Total area (in Ha.)


b) Forest area (in Ha.)

c) Cultivable land (in Ha.) 700.20
d) Fallow land ( in Ha.)
e) Number of Villages
    i)affected 14
7.Utilisation (in TMC)
a) Canal withdrawals 7.0 TMC khariff, 1.5 TMC for Rabi
b) Gross utilisation 9.50 TMC(Average)
c) Allocation of water as per KWDT award 11.50 TMC
8.Irrigation (in Ha.)
a) Gross command

8700 Ha.

b) Cultivable command 8921.16 Ha.
c) irrigation area 8921.16 Ha.
d) irrigated cropped area 8921.16 Ha.
e) Intensity of Irrigation 100 %
9.General characterstics of soil in the commands

i) Right Bank Canal

Black soil 9.5 % & Red soil 91.5 %

ii) Left Bank Canal

Black soil 7.0 % & Red soil 93 %
10.Dam and appurtenant works
a) Type  of dam

Broad crested & ogee weir

b) Length

532.35 mt.

c) Height above river bed level

12.75 mt.

d) MWL

588.26 mtrs.

e) Full Reservoir Level 584.04 mtrs.

f) Minimum Draw  Down Level

582.16 mtrs.
g) Cill level of sluice

i) Left Bank Low Level canal

582.16 mtrs.
ii) Right Bank Low Level Canal 582.77 mtrs.
a) Type Parabolic

b) Location

Gajanur 12th km of Shimoga-Mangalore road.
c) Length

304.8 mtrs

d) Discharge capacity 6570 cumecs
12.River sluices
a) number 3
b) Size 3.048 x 4.572 mtrs.
c) Discharging capacity 143.14 cumecs

13.Canal outlets

a) Left Bank Canal

 i) Numbers


 ii) Size

1.8268 m x 3.048 m
 iii) Capacity 15.29 cumecs
b) Right Bank Canal
 i) Numbers 3
 ii) Size 1.2192 m x 3.048 m

 iii) Capacity

3.82 cumecs
14.Main canals
a) Left Bank Canal

 i) length

100 km
 ii) Cultarable Command Area

6846.47 Ha.

 iii) Designed Capacity

15.29 cumecs

b) Right Bank Canal

 i) length 53 km
 ii) Cultarable Command Area 2023.47 Ha.

 iii) Designed Capacity

3.82 Cumecs