BHEL commissions 14 Pumping Units of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme in Telangana

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By Sarkaritel November 18, 2019 11:49


New Delhi, November 18: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned two more pumping units each for Package-6 (7×116 MW) and Package-8 (7×139 MW) of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (LIS).

Notably, with this, BHEL has successfully commissioned all 14 pumping units of these packages within a record period of six months and well within the scheduled time. These are very large size pump sets with each pump designed to lift 89 cumecs of water against a head of 100 to 125 metres.

Kaleshwaram is a greenfield irrigation project and is being developed by the Irrigation & CAD (I&CAD) department of the Government of Telangana. While, Package 6 is located in Peddapalli district, Package 8 is located in Karimnagar district of Telangana.

In LIS Package 6, water shall be lifted from Sripada Yellampalli reservoir to Medaram reservoir and in Package 8, water shall be lifted from discharge of Package 7 (near Ragampet Village) to Mid Manair reservoir.

BHEL’s scope in the project comprises Electrical & Mechanical (E&M) works, including design, manufacture, supply and supervision of erection & commissioning of these Vertical Pump-Motor sets along with associated auxiliaries in each package. The equipment has been supplied from BHEL’s manufacturing units at Bhopal, Rudrapur, Bengaluru and Jhansi, while the supervision of erection and commissioning at the site was carried out by the company’s Power Sector Southern Region division, Chennai.

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By Sarkaritel November 18, 2019 11:49