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Water Resource Department Government Of Bihar Is In Plan To Construct Kosi-Mechi Intrastate Link Project (Construction Of Canal (76.20 Km) On The Existing Barrage Beyond Existing Eastern Kosi Main Canal (41.30 Km) For Irrigation Purpose Under Kosi-Mechi Intrastate Link Project In The State Of Bihar.

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8186   Planning 4900 Crore

Project Information

Organization Name
Water Resource Department
Project Title
Water Resource Department Government Of Bihar Is In Plan To Construct Kosi-Mechi Intrastate Link Project (Construction Of Canal (76.20 Km) On The Existing Barrage Beyond Existing Eastern Kosi Main Canal (41.30 Km) For Irrigation Purpose Under Kosi-Mechi Intrastate Link Project In The State Of Bihar.
Project Detail
The Proposed Kosi-Mechi Intrastate Link Project Is An Irrigation Project Meant For Providing Irrigation Facilities In Four Districts (Araria, Purnia, Katihar And Kishanganj) Of Bihar. The Project Has Been Proposed For Irrigation Facilities Covering Culturable Command Area Of 214812 Ha (CCA 2.15 Lakh Ha) For Irrigation In Kharif Seasons. The Project Consist Of Intake Structure, Canal Syphon, Hume Pipe Culvert, Syphon Aqueduct, Bridges, Head Regulator, Cross Regulator Etc. The Kosi-Mechi Link Project Envisages Diversion Of Part Of Surplus Water Of Kosi River Through Existing Hanuman Nagar Barrage (Birpur) To Mahananda Basin. Main Components Of The Project Involve Remodeling Of Existing EKMC Up To 41.30 Km And Construction Of A New Canal From RD 41.30 Km To 117.50 Km. The FSL Of Link Canal At Head Is 74.371 M And At Tail End Is 54.239 M. The Water Available At Hanuman Nagar Barrage (Birpur) Will Be Diverted Through A 117.50 Km Long Link Canal To Mahananda Basin And For Enroute Utilization.
Project Value
4900 Crore
Project Status
Planning
Location
Araria
Project State
Bihar
Country
India
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