BHEL commissions five units of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme Package 8 (7×139 MW) in Telangana

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By Sarkaritel September 24, 2019 05:10


New Delhi, September 24: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned five pumping units of the 7×139 MW Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (LIS) Package 8, in Telangana. Significantly, the pump for each unit is designed to lift 89.14 cumecs (cubic metres per second) of water by 120.98 metres.

Being developed by the Irrigation & CAD (I&CAD) department of the Government of Telangana, the greenfield lift irrigation project (formerly known as Pranhita Chevella) is located in Karimnagar district of Telangana. In the project, water shall be lifted from Ragampet Village near Kakatiya canal to feed Mid Manair reservoir and will be used for irrigation and water supply in nearby areas, thereby contributing to the overall development of the area and the state of Telangana.

BHEL’s scope in the project comprises complete Electrical & Mechanical (E&M) works including design, manufacture, supply and supervision of erection and commissioning of 7 sets of Vertical Pump-Motor sets along with associated auxiliaries. 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.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel September 24, 2019 05:10