1 TMC of water from Sundilla barrage to Singareni Collieries Company Limited

Engineer-In-Chief (Irrigation), Hyderabad has reported that the Chairman & Managing Director, the Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Hyderabad in his letter dt. 12.07.2018  has informed that water is being drawn since 19-08-2015 for power Generation through infiltration gallery in the river Godavari near Shetpally village, Jaipur (M), Mancherial (D). 1 TMC of water from Sundilla barrage to Singareni Collieries Company Limited

This reach of the river is now coming under Sundilla reservoir, a part of Kaleshwaram Project.  At the time of framing of Kaleshwaram Project as per DPR the broad water allocation for Industrial usage is 16 TMC . 

He has further stated that, the Chief Engineer, KP, KNR has opined that the allocation of 1 TMC of water per annum from Sundilla Project to cater to the needs of 2X 600 MW STPP at Jaipur, Mancherial can be considered from the water earmarked for industrial usage i.e. 16 TMC of Kaleshwaram Project.

The Engineer-in-Chief (I), Hyderabad, in his  letter has stated that  the Executive Director, STPP has informed that the power plant life  is 25 years i.e., up to 2041 and water is to be drawn from river Godavari at Shetpally for power generation purpose till the end of its life span.  However, water drawl permission is requested for an initial period of 5 years.

The Engineer-in-Chief (I), Hyderabad in his letter,  has further stated that in  G.O.Rt.No.474, Dt: 19-07-2010 , the Government had previously accorded permission to SCCL for drawl of 2 TMC of water from Pranahitha river at 1 KM upstream of the confluence of Pranahitha and Godavari rivers near Devalawada (V), Jaipur (M) of Adilabad District for their 2 X600 MW STP plant. The SCCL has been drawing water from Devalawada (V) as per the above approval accorded by the Government , since September 2018.

Apart from the above approval for 2 TMC with drawl point at Devalawada (V), SCCL has also been drawing water through the infiltration gallery in Godavari river near Shetpally (V) , Mancherial  District since August 2015, as per the permission accorded by the Ground Water Department for 18 MGD vide Le.No. 157/T/2008 dt: 07-08-2008.  Now, due to construction of Sundilla barrage under Kaleswaram barrage, this drawl point @ Shectpally (V) will be coming under submergence of the barrage. 

He has also stated that to regularize the drawls already being done from the infiltration galleries in Godavari river at Shetpally (V) , which was based on the permission of Ground Water Department , SCCL has requested to accord formal approval of the Government for drawl of 1 TMC from Sundilla barrage.  In view of construction of Sundilla Barrage, the ENC (Irrg.)  proposed to allocate 1 TMC from the water earmarked for industrial usage of 16 TMC for Kaleshawaram Project.

The Engineer-in-Chief  (I), Hyderabad has requested the Government to accord permission for allocation of 1 TMC of water from Sundilla barrage (foreshore) at Shetpally (V), Jaipur (M), Mancherial District to Singareni Collieries Company Limited for an initial period of  5 years as per prevalent rules for the 2 X600 MW STPP from the allocation at 16 TMC earmarked for industrial usage under Kaleswaram Project. 

Government after careful examination of the proposal of the Engineer-in-Chief (Irrigation), Hyderabad hereby accord permission for allocation of 1 TMC of water from Sundilla barrage (foreshore) at Shetpally (V), Jaipur (M), Mancherial District to Singareni Collieries Company Limited for an initial period of 

5 years as per prevalent rules for the 2X600 MW STPP from the allocation of 16 TMC earmarked for industrial usage under Kaleswaram Project, subject to obtaining permission from District Collector, Mancherial District and Pollution Control Board before drawl of water and  obtaining other Departments  permissions as per Law/Rules. The water charges are to be collected as per G.O.Ms.No.115, I & CAD (Reforms)Dept., dt. 27.06.2015.

7. The Engineer-in-Chief (Irrg.), Hyderabad shall take further necessary action accordingly.

G.O.Ms.No. 34  Dated: 03-08-2019 G.O.Ms.No.115, I & CAD (Reforms)Dept., dt. 27.06.2015.

Representation from the Chairman & Managing Director, the Singareni Collieries Company Limited Ref.No.CMD/ PS/H/82, Dt: 1207-2018.

From the Engineer-in-Chief(I), Hyd.  Lr.No.ENC/DCE1/ OT2/AEE20/Kaleshwarm Dt:  17-12-2018 and Dt: 29-01-2019.

From the Engineer-in-Chief (I), Lr.No.ENC/DCE1/OT2/AEE20/ Kaleswaram  /2019  Dt:  22-04-2019.

From the Engireer-in-Chief (I), Hyd. Lr.No.ENC (I)/DCE-I/  OT1/ AEE5/  1TMC (2x600MW) STPP/2018, dt.24.06.2019.

Irrigation & CAD Department – Allocation of 1 TMC of water from Sundilla barrage (foreshore) at Shetpally (V), Jaipur (M), Mancherial District to Singareni Collieries Company Limited for an initial period of  5 years as per prevalent rules for the 2X600 MW STPP from the allocation of 16 TMC earmarked for industrial usage under Kaleswaram Project –  Permission Accorded – Orders – Issued

Irrigation & CAD Department – Allocation of 1 TMC of water from Sundilla barrage (foreshore) at Shetpally (V), Jaipur (M), Mancherial District to Singareni Collieries Company Limited for an initial period of  5 years as per prevalent rules for the 2X600 MW STPP from the allocation of 16 TMC earmarked for industrial usage under Kaleswaram Project –  Permission Accorded – Orders – Issued

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