BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF
D. DEVARAJ URS (VARUNA) CANAL PROJECT
The Scheme D. Devaraj Urs (Varuna) Canal (Also called as Krishnarajasagara Right Bank Canal) envisages construction of a canal of length 135 kms (84 miles) on the Right Bank of existing Krishnarajasagara Reservoir. It is proposed to take off the canal at + 60.00 level, at a distance of 131 m from the existing sluice on the Right Bank from the fore-shore of the Reservoir to irrigate an area of 80,000 acres (32,375 ha) benefiting Mysore, T-Narasipura, Heggadadevanakote and Nanjangud Taluks of Mysore District and Sreerangapatna taluk of Mandya district, with an ultimate utilisation of 10.5 tmcft.
It is proposed to raise Khariff semi-dry to an extent of 80,000 acres Rabi Semi-dry to an extent of 59,500 acres.
| Outlets (Canal)
|c) Size||2 Vents of (11.48' x 11.48')|
|d) capacity||1,250 cusecs.|
|Description of the Canal:|
|a) Length of Right Bank Canal||135 Kms|
|b) Length of Branch Canals||Nil||
18 TH KM VARUNA CANAL AQUEDUCT
|c) Perennial /One Seasonal /two seasonal||Two seasonal|
|d) Lined or Unlined||Lined|