Download Learnerz IAS app from the Play Store now! Download



Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project UPSC NOTE

 Why in news

  • The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP), considered to be one of the world’s largest multi-purpose projects, is known to have increased the production of foodgrain, particularly paddy, in Telangana over the last five years

  • However, the project, with its long water tunnels, aqueducts, underground surge pools, and large pumps, has been synonymous with controversy from the stage of conceptualisation.

Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project

  • The Kaleshwaram Lift Project is a major irrigation project built on the Godavari River in the state of Telangana. 

  • It was started in 2016 and completed in 2021.

  • The project is designed to lift 240 TMCs of water, which will be used to provide water to 45,00,000 acres in 13 districts of Telangana state . 

The main objectives of this project are:

  1. Promotion of Agriculture in Telangana State

  2. Improving water supply to farmers

  3. Increasing crop productivity

  4. Protecting the environment of the state

Some of the main features of this project are:

  • The project is one of the largest multi-stage lift projects in India.

  • The project consists of three barrages, 20 lifeline temporary pipelines, 19 pump houses and 19 reservoirs.

  • The construction of this project cost around ₹80,000 crore.



Amritsar,1,April 2024,301,Art & Culture,1,August 2023,251,Courses,7,Daily Current Affairs,48,December 2023,189,Disaster Management,2,Environment and Ecology,145,February 2024,228,Foundation Course,1,GDP,1,GEMS Club,1,GEMS Plus,1,Geography,151,Govt Schemes,2,GS 2,1,GS1,6,GS2,31,GS3,15,GST,1,History,7,Home,3,IAS Booklist,1,Important News,71,Indian Economy,112,Indian History,2,Indian Polity,129,International Organisation,12,International Relations,93,Invasive Plant,1,January 2024,240,July 2023,281,June 2022,6,June 2023,268,June 2024,140,March 2024,238,May 2022,17,May 2024,330,Mentorship,2,November 2023,169,October 2023,203,Places in News,2,Science & Technology,66,Science and Technology,86,September 2023,205,UPSC CSE,111,
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam: Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project UPSC NOTE
Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project UPSC NOTE
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content