BHEL has announced commissioning two more pumping units of Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project in Telangana. The State-owned company said it has commissioned unit 3 and 4 of 116 MW each.
A statement from the PSU said: “The pump for each unit is designed to lift 89.16 cumecs (cubic metres per second) of water by 105.5 metres.”
Developed by Telangana government, the greenfield lift irrigation project is located in Peddapalli district of Telangana.
In the project, water shall be lifted from Sripada Yellampalli reservoir to Medaram reservoir and will be used for irrigation and water supply in nearby areas, thereby contributing to the overall development of the area and Telangana.
BHEL’s scope in the project comprises complete electrical & mechanical (E&M) works including deign, manufacture, supply and supervision of erection and commissioning of seven sets of Vertical Pump-Motor sets along with associated auxiliaries.
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