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The formation of new state of Telangana on 2nd June, 2014 is a long cherished desire ​of people of Telangana and is a achievement owing to the historical struggles & sacrifices of the people of Telangana. In the process of achieving Golden Telangana it is our duty and responsibility to harness and utilize all the available water resources for the benefits of farming sector, industrial development and providing drinking water for overall development of Telangana. In this task, Irrigation department will have a pivotal role in implementing the schemes effectively by completing the ongoing projects and planning for implementing new schemes as per our requirements.

 

For more information about Department Profile, HODs and Organization Chart go through the tabs below.​​

Profile 

SRI THANNERU HARISH RAO

The Hon'ble Irriagtion Minister

Name:
SRI THANNERU HARISH RAO
Father:
Sri T. Satyannarayana Rao
Spouse:
Smt. Srinitha
Education:
Polytechnic, B. A.
Contact number
9866199999;040-23450872, 23453220, 23324504
 
Spl. Chief Secretary
S.K. Joshi, IAS 040-23450436,
Fax: 23454055
Prl. Secretary (FAC) (Projects wing) Dr. Shailendra Kumar Joshi, IAS 040-29801057,
8897000440,
Fax: 23450507
Secretary Sri Vikas Raj, IAS 040-29801057

The Mir Alam Tank is the finest example in arched dam constructed on Hussain Sagar, the Ghanapur Anicut across the Manjira with two canals called Fathenahar and Mahabbobnahar Projects, Pocharam lake, Osmansagar, Himayatsagar, Nizamsagar Project, Mannair Project, Dindi Project, Palair Project, Wyra Project and Sarlasagar Projects are some of the magnificent​ contributions of the eminent Engineers of Hyderabad State under Nawab Ali Nawaz Jung Bahadur during the Nizam’s kingdom in the Telangana.

​The Development of Irrigation in Telangana is mostly dependent on two major rivers, with about 79% of the Godavari River catchment area and about 69% of the Krishna River catchment area, but most of the land is arid. Telangana is also drained by several minor rivers such as the Bhima, the Manjira,  the Musi and about 40000 tanks. The State Government will strive hard to harness the waters of both the rivers for development of this state. The Planned utilization in rivers Godavari & Krishna is 912 TMC and 298 TMC respectively. In the past, rulers paid a good deal of attention to the development of irrigation in their kingdoms for the benefit of their subjects. Big lakes like Ramappa, Pakhal, Laknavaram and many other irrigation works of Kakatiya period.
 
 
Geography
Geographically, Telangana, situated in the central stretch of the Indian Peninsula on the Deccan Plateau, is the 29th state of India and twelfth-largest state in the country with an extent of 114,840 square kilometres and a population of 35,286,757 (2011 census). Telangana is bordered by the states of Andhra Pradesh to the south and east, Maharashtra to the north and north-west, Karnataka to the west and Chhattisgarh to the north-east.
 

Rain-Fall

The annual rainfall is between 900 to 1500 mm in northern Telangana and 700 to 900 mm in southern Telangana, from the southwest monsoons. Various soil types abound, including chalkas, red sandy soils, dubbas, deep red loamy soils, and very deep b. c. soils that facilitate planting mangoes, oranges and flowers.

 
Irrigation & Command Area Development

 
The telangana government has focus to complete the 33 No of Major & Medium Irrigation ongoing and proposed projects on River Godavari on top most priority and also restoration of Minor Irrigation tanks.
From the above projects 6.50 Lakhs acres of new ayacut was created. The balance ayacut that would be created after completion of all the projects in the next 4 - 5 years is 25.34 lakh acres excluding Pranahitha – Chevella Project.
 
The Total Irrigation Potential
 
created so far up to 03/2014 52.95 lakh acres (under Major, Medium and Minor irrigation including IDC sectors)
Irrigation Potential to be created in 2014-15 6.17 lakh acres (under Major and and Medium Irrigation)
Irrigation Potential to be created in 2015-16 6.71 lakh acres (under Major and and Medium Irrigation)
Irrigation Potential to be created in 2016-17 9.25 lakh acres (under Major and and Medium Irrigation)
Irrigation Potential to be created in 2017-18 3.20 lakh acres (under Major and and Medium Irrigation)
Government proposes to take up “Palamuru Lift Irrigation Scheme”, to benefit upland areas of Mahabubnagar, Ranga Reddy & districts and also “Jurala Pakala Flood Flow Canal” to feed Minor Tanks En-route the Canal for which investigation has been ordered to be completed on top priority. On completion of new proposed Palamuru Lift Irriagtion Scheme an additional ayacut of 10.00 Lakhs acres would be created.   

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Organizations and Contacts

Note : As per the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014, certain institutions serve both the States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh till they are bifurcated. The below listed organisations and institu​tions should be seen in that light.​ 


 


Spl. Chief Secretary Dr S.K. Joshi, IAS

040-23450436
Fax: 23450507​
Prl. Secretary (FAC) (Projects wing) Dr S.K. Joshi, IAS
prlsecy_i&cad@telangana.gov.in
040-29801057
8897000440
Fax: 23450507
Jt. Secretary (FAC) (Tech. & Dy. Secy.) (Projects wing) N.V. Ramana Raju 040-23450437,
040-23750188
9849905639
Dy. Secretary (Projects wing) A. Veerabhadra Rao 040-23456819
9849905688
Examiner (Projects wing) - -
Advisor on Lift Irrigation Projects K. Penta Reddy
kpreddy2@yahoo.co.in​
040-23312052
9848740371




Engineer-in-Chief (I.W.)

ENC (Irrigation) C. Muralidhar
enc_major@yahoo.co.in
040-23391189,
040-65653328
9440907000
Fax: 23323203
Dy. Chief Engineer-I P. Chandrasekhar
dceonemajor@gmail.com
040-65653327
9949993267
Fax: 23323203
Dy. Chief Engineer-IV G.D. Narahari Babu
dceivenci@gmail.com
040-23398724,
040-24332656
9866558291
Fax: 23390794
S.E. (PMU) S. Vijaya Kumar
encirrigation_pmu@yahoo.com
040-23302245
9989336304
Exe. Engineer M. Anitha
enciwtg@gmail.com
040-23310527
9000901020



Central Designs Organisation

Chief Engineer Smt. J. Sri Devi
cecdotg@gmail.com
040-24603892
8019060088
Director-State Dam Safety Orgn. & SE (Admn.) A. Narender Reddy
sesdsots@gmail.com
8019060011
Supt. Engineer S. Pradeep Kumar
cecdotg@gmail.com
8019060222
Dy. Chief Engineer Suvarna Murali Krishna
cecdotg@gmail.com
8019060333



Telangana State Irrigation Dev. Corpn.

Chairman G. Murali Ramakrishna
ghantamuraliramakrishna@gmail.com
9440456789
Fax: 23302028
V.C. & M.D. Smt. J. Sridevi
tsidchyd@yahoo.in
040-23302090,
040-23831882
9490959833
Fax: 23316295
General Manager(F) M. Sudhakar
apsidc_gmf@yahoo.in
9390010040
S.E. Circle Office,Hyd Md. Anwar
setsidchyd@yahoo.in
9490959964
Fax: 23386868



Commissionerate of Tenders

Engineer-in-Chief (AW), I&CADD & Chairman/Commr. J. Vijaya Prakash
commissionertelangana@gmail.com
040-23373565
9989487884
Exe. Engineer K. Devender Reddy 040-23373565
7702499511



Telangana Engineering Research Labs.

Director General L. Narayan Reddy
ceaperl54@gmail.com
040-20020113
9490410770
Jt. Director (A/C) P. Shyam Sunder 040-20020057
9440801071



Water and Land Management, Training and Research Institute

Director General L. Narayan Reddy
dg.walamtari@gmail.com
040-24006201
9701191222
Fax: 24006202
Director (Eng.&Adm.) P. Shyam Sunder 040-24006203
9866661317
Director (Agri. & Res.) Dr. K. Yella Reddy 040-24006205
8374449555
Exe. Engineer (Hydraulics) G. Surender
ghantasurender@gmail.com
040-24006229
9866661315
Fax: 24006248
Exe. Engineer (Admn.)(O & M) (FAC) B.V. Krishna Reddy 040-24006230
9949441325



Engineer-in-Chief (Admn. Wing)

Engineer-in-Chief (Admn. Wing) J. Vijaya Prakash
encawtg@gmail.com
040-23390411
9989487884
Fax: 23390744
Exe. Engineer (Vig.) M. Anitha
encawtg@gmail.com
040-23322454
8008500243



Hyderabad Lakes & Water Bodies Management Circle

S.E. G. Shankar Naik
hlwbm2004@yahoo.com
040-27536105
9849014759



Chief Engineer (Nagarjuna Sagar Project)

Chief Engineer S. Suneel
censproject@gmail.com
08680-276541,
08680-276215
8297371899
Fax: 08680-276293
Deputy C.E. D.V. Ramana Murthy 08680-23319154
9493212372
Fax: 23314323



Chief Engineer (Sreeram Sagar Project)

Administrator-cum-Chief Engineer B. Shankar
acesrsplmd@gmail.com
0878-2223344
9959091541
Fax: 0878-2223003
Deputy Chief Engineer S. Kumaraswamy 0878-2223344
8332999869
Fax: 0878-2223003



Commissioner P & D of Godavari Basin, Hyderabad

Commissioner R. Madhusudhana Rao
commner_pdgb@yahoo.co.in
040-23376105
9440797308
Fax: 23376105
Dy. Chief Engineer (A) D. Sridhar Rao 0878-23376105
9491060585
Dy. Chief Engineer (T) K. Vidyavathi 0878-23376105
9491060582
Water Sector Improvement Project (PPMU)

Project Director
(Krishna Basin)
Dr. G. Malsur 040-23314738
Fax: 9490694577
Chief Engineer, Projects (Irrigation)

Chief Engineer (FAC) G. Anil Kumar 0878-2223119
Fax: 2223121
Dy. Chief Engineer K. Mahesh 0878-2223119
9100973699