ATHIKADAVU AVINASHI PROJECT

PROJECT DETAILS - STATUS AS ON 16.03.2022

ERODE DISTRICT

PWD TANKS - 6, UNION TANKS - 10, PONDS - 343, IRRIGATION AREA (HEC) -3548.16

COIMBATORE DISTRICT

PWD TANKS - 5, UNION TANKS - 10, PONDS - 243, IRRIGATION AREA (HEC) -3054.88

TIRUPUR DISTRICT

PWD TANKS - 21, UNION TANKS - 22, PONDS - 385, IRRIGATION AREA (HEC) -3298.84

TOTAL

PWD TANKS - 32, UNION TANKS - 42, PONDS - 971, IRRIGATION AREA (HEC) -9902

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Athikadavu-Avinashi Pumping Scheme is an Irrigation, Ground water Recharge and Drinking water supply scheme on DBOT (Design Built Operate and Transfer) basis, commissioning of the entire system and follow-on Operation & Maintenance for 60 months.

In this project, it is proposed to divert 1.5TMC of surplus water of Bhavani River from the downstream of Kalingarayan Anicut by pumping through pipelines to feed & fill 1045 Nos. of Tanks / Ponds (32 Nos. of PWD tanks, 42 Nos. of Union tanks and 971 Nos. of village ponds) to benefit the drought prone areas and ground water depleted areas of Coimbatore, Tiruppur and Erode Districts. An irrigable area of 24,468 acres will be benefitted by implementation of this ambitious project.

Administrative Sanction was accorded for an amount of Rs.1652.00Crores under State Fund, vide G.O. (M.S.) No.84, Public Works (I.Spl.2)Department,Dated28.03.2018.Subsequently, Revised Administrative Sanction has been accorded for an amount of Rs.1756.88Crores vide G.O. (Rt) No. 142, PW (I Spl 2) Department, Dated 08.04.2021.

The Project was entrusted to the Contractors M/s. Larsen & Toubro Ltd, Chennai (including O&M for 5 years) on 04.03.2019.After completion of the Development works and obtaining Environmental Clearance, main project works were commenced on 25.12.2019.

WATER SOURCE

BHAVANI RIVER, DOWNSTREAM OF KALIGARAYAN ANICUT (1.5 TMC PER YEAR).

PUMP HOUSES

6 Nos

TOTAL LENGTH OF PIPELINE

1064 Kms. (RISING MAIN: 106 Kms. & FEEDER LINE: 958 Kms.)

BENEFICIARY WATER BODIES

1045 TANKS / PONDS

BENEFICIARY AGRICULUTURAL LAND

24,468 Acres (9,902 Ha)

PROJECT ESTIMATE AMOUNT

Rs. 1652.00 Crores (G.O.(Ms.) No.84, Public Works (I. Spl. 2) Department Dated: 28.03.2018 ) (RAS accorded for Rs.1756.88 Crores, GO (Rt) No: 142, Public Works (I Spl. 2 ) Department, Dated 08.04.2021 for Rs. 1756.88 Crores)

CURRENT STATUS AS ON 16.03.2022

Physical Progress

93%. RAS accorded for Rs. 1756.88 Crores vide GO (Rt) No: 142 PW (I Spl. 2 ) Dept Dated 08.04.2021 (Original AS: Rs. 1652 Crores)

Financial Progress

Rs. 1485.04Crores

Alternate Alignment for NHAI 544

PH2-PH3 & PH3-PH4 New Alignment : Laying of MS Pipeline nearing completion. NHAI Crossing works and Canal crossing works completed.

MS Pipe

Total Length : 267 Km, Manufactured : 263 Km Laid : 252 Km ( 95% )

HDPE Pipe

Total Length : 798 Km, Manufactured : 798 Km Laid : 686 Km ( 86% )

E&M works

Transformers, HT/LT Panels, PLC Panels, VT Pumps & Motors, EOT Cranes, Trash rack & Stop log gate are erected in all Pump Houses. Erection of Transmission Lines are in progress (SS to PH1 : 88.2% Completed, SS to PH2 : 99.8% Completed, SS to PH3 : 100% completed, SS to PH3 (Alternate) : 73.3% completed, SS to PH4 : 100% completed, SS to PH4 (Alternate) : 100% completed, SS to PH5 : 76.4% Completed , SS to PH6 : 74.2% Completed, SS to PH6 (Alternate) : 100% completed). Erected Length : 49.54kms (Total : 56.05 kms)

OMS Erection

157 Nos (Total: 1045 Nos)

ROU

97 % Completed. Remaining segments under active progress.

Power Source from TNEB

Primary Source : 6 (All existing TNEB SubStations) Secondary Source : 6 (2 Nos. (PH 4 & 6) existing TNEB Sub Stations available, 2 Nos. (PH 3 & 5) Sub Station work in progress & Land for one new SS @ Naripallam (PH1 & PH2) LA under process) All the primary power sources for PH1, PH2, PH3, PH4, PH5 & PH6 are charged.