Polavaram Irrigation Project


Engineer-in-Chief, Polavaram Irrigation Project, Dowlaiswaram has submitted that the Hon’ble Chief Minister of A.P. during review meetings held on 26.06.2015 and 02.07.2015 have instructed to release River Godavari water to River Krishna through Right Main Canal from Pattiseema Lift Scheme. In view of the instructions of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, it is proposed to inlet some of the streams into Polavaram Irrigation Project Right Main Canal duly making temporary alternative arrangements at stream crossings.

2. The Engineer-in-Chief, PIP has further submitted that in P.I.P.R.M Canal from Km 0.000 to Km 174.00 there are 248 Nos. of structures, out of which 119 Nos. of structures were already completed and 29 Nos. are in progress. In un-tackled and work in progress reaches, there are 38 Nos. of SLRBs /DLRBs which are to be constructed to facilitate road way to the traffic. For these road crossings, diversions with pipe culverts are proposed duly obtaining the MS pipes from the agency M/s Mega Engineering and Infrastructures Limited which is executing the works of Chintalapudi Lift Irrigation Scheme.

3. The Engineer-in-Chief, PIP has, therefore, requested for according administrative sanction for an amount of Rs 58.70 Crores for providing diversion arrangements for 43 Nos of SLRBs/DLRBs and inletting of 58 Nos of streams in PIPRMC.

4. Further, the ENC, PIP has submitted that the M.S. Pipes is to be conveyed from the stacking yard of the agency M/s Mega Engineering and Infrastructures Limited which is located at Gopalapuram- Chityala. Therefore, a separate estimate for conveyance of total 777 Nos. M.S Pipes of 3.00 m dia (21 Nos. in each location) in the entire length of Polavaram Irrigation Project Right Main canal is prepared with current SSR rates and the amount of estimate works out Rs 80.00 Lakhs.

5. The Engineer-in-Chief, PIP has, therefore, requested for according administrative sanction for an amount of Rs 58.70 Crores for providing diversion arrangements for 43 Nos of SLRBs/DLRBs and inletting of 58 Nos of streams in PIPRMC and also for an amount of Rs 80.00 lakhs for conveyance of total 777 Nos of MS pipes of 3.00 m dia in the entire length of Polavaram Irrigation Project Right Main canal. The ENC, PIP has further requested for ratifying the action of the Superintending Engineer in entrusting the work of diversion arrangements with limited quotations from competent authority and also in entrusting the work of conveyance of MS pipes by sealed quotations.

6. Government after careful examination hereby accord administrative sanction for an amount of Rs 59.50 Crores i.e., 58.70 Cr + 0.80 Cr (Rupees Fifty nine Crores and fifty lakhs only) for providing diversion arrangements for 43 Nos of SLRBs/DLRBs and inletting of 58 Nos of streams in PIPRMC and also for conveyance of total 777 Nos of MS pipes of 3.00 m dia in the entire length of Polavaram Irrigation Project Right Main canal duly ratifying the action of the Superintending Engineer in entrusting the work of diversion arrangements with limited quotations from competent authority and also in entrusting the work of conveyance of MS pipes by sealed quotations.

7. The expenditure is chargeable to the Head of Account “DA 4700-capital outlay in Major Irrigation – 01 major Irrigation – Commercial – MH 120 Polavaram Barrage – GH (11) – Normal State Plan – SH (27) – Canals and Distributaries 530 Major works – 531 Other expenditure”.

8. The Engineer-in-Chief, PIP, Dowlaiswaram shall take necessary action accordingly and follow the procedures, rules and regulations while executing work that entail additional financial commitment.

9. This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (W&P II) Department vide their U.O.No.12482/181/W&P-II/2015, dated 25-08-2015 G.O.MS.No. 205 Dated: 28-11-2015
Read the following:-

From the ENC, PIP Dowlaiswaram, Lr No.ENC/PIP/DCE/OT.1AE/RE/RMC, Dated 12.07.2015 and 23-07-2015.
G.O.Ms.No.67 Dated: 25-06-2015

Read the following:-
1) G.O.Ms.No. 34, Irr & CAD (PW: Maj,Irr.I) Department dated. 28-02-2005.
2) G.O.Ms.No. 30, Irr & CAD (Maj.Irr.I) Department dated. 06-02-2007.

The following shall be published in the next issue of A.P. Gazette: NOTIFICATION “Indira Sagar Polavaram Project” shall be re-named and notified as “POLAVARAM IRRIGATION PROJECT Engineer-in-Chief, PIP has informed that in view of urgency of completion of Polavaram Irrigation Project Right Main Canal works as
per the target fixed by the Hon’ble Chief Minister to through the canal by 07/2015 so as to release water from Pattisam Lift scheme to Krishna river, and in view of the necessity of close monitoring of the PIPRMC Works, the Executive Engineer, PIPRMC Division No.4, Eluru was directed to take up the above work i.e., to install GPS based hardware and software system for remove monitoring of excavators to increase the operational
efficiency of M/s. Maven Systems Pvt. Ltd. (GeoHEMS Solutions) to 4 Nos. of excavators in PIPRMC Package-4 on Pilot basis from the available provision of “O-Miscellaneous” of sanctioned estimate and requested to ratify the action taken by him.

2. Government after careful examination hereby accord permission to install GeoHEMS solutions for 4 Nos of excavators at a cost of Rs 85,266/- in PIPRMC Package-IV on pilot basis charging the expenditure to “O-Miscellaneous“ and also ratify the action of the Superintending Engineer in having entrusting the job to M/S Maven Systems Pvt Ltd on nomination basis for remote monitoring of the excavators deployed
in PIPRMC on experimental basis.

3. The Engineer-in-Chief, PIP, Dowlaiswaram shall take necessary action accordingly.

4. This order issues with the concurrence of the Finance (WR.I) Department vide their U.O.No.26637/94/WR I/15, dated 25-11-2015.

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