The massive Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS), among the world’s largest irrigation projects, comprises three barrages—Medigadda, Annaram and Sundilla—on the Godavari River in the Karimnagar district of Telangana. In this article, we showcase the construction of Sundilla Barrage (recently named Parvathi Barrage), which has a storage capacity of 228 million cu m—its construction was awarded to Navayuga Engineering Company.
As reported, the Andhra Pradesh Government successfully awarded Megha Engineering and Infrastructures (MEIL) the contract for the key works of the Polavaram irrigation and hydel project that is estimated to be worth Rs 43.59 billion. The YSR Congress went in for the reverse tendering process for the project where MEIL was the only bidder.
The Andhra Pradesh government under the leadership of Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, is set to call for fresh tenders for the completion of construction of the Polavaram irrigation project on the Godavari river.