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An Overview on Mission Bhagiratha….


The telangana Chief Minister Sri K. Chandrashekar Rao renamed the Telangana Drinking Water Grid Project as Mission Bhagiratha. As Absence of drinking water is a typical sight in our state and nation.The primary motivation of the venture is to give best and pure drinking water to rural and urban territories.


To makesure safe and sustainable drinking water supply from surface water sources at:

  • 100 LPCD ( litres per capita per day) for rural areas,
  • 135 LPCD for Municipalities
  • 150 LPCD for Municipal Corporations
  • 10% Quantity allocated to Industrial requirements
  • To provide each household with a tap connection.
  • 10% of water in all Irrigation sources reserved for Drinking Water.


The Telangana Water Grid would rely upon water assets accessible in Krishna and Godavari – two enduring streams coursing through the state.

An aggregate of 34 TMC of water from Godavari waterway and 21.5 TMC from Krishna stream would be used for the water framework. Plans are prepared to utilize water from Srisailam, Sriram Sagar Project, Komuram Bheem Project, Paleru Reservoir, Jurala Dam, Nizam Sagar Project.

This deductively planned venture means to utilize the normal slope wherever conceivable and pump water where necessary and supply water through pipelines. The state-level matrix will include an aggregate of 26 internal grids.The main intention of state government is to Follow international standards in the execution of this venture.

Read More: Telangana New Districts List 2016

The state government will be utilizing the most recent innovation for the proposed Water Grid venture. Propelled Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) innovation would be used for a definite study of the Water Grid. Lightweight air ship will be locked in for aerial review.

mission bhagiratha
Mission bhagiratha (source: missionbhagiratha.telangana.gov.in)

   Water requirement(78.06 TMC)

  • Krishna Basin : 29.86 TMC
  • Godavari Basin :48.20 TMC
  • Total households to be covered – 62,01,552

  • Rural households to be covered – 49,19,007
  • Urban Households to be covered – 12,82,545
  • Total pipeline network – 1.697 lakh Kms
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