Tumakuru Head Office & other branch offices Name with complete address

Division,Tumkrur Office Address

Office of the Executive Engineer,

Minor Irrigation Division,

Vidyanagar,

Behind R.T.O.Office,

Tumakuru -572103.

Ph No. : 0816-2281105.

Fax No: 0816-2280836.

E-Mail: eemitmk@gmail.com

Sub-Division,Tumakuru Office Address

Office of the Asst.Executive Engineer,

Minor Irrigation Sub-Division,

Vidyanagar,

Behind R.T.O.Office,

Tumakuru -572103.

Ph No. : 0816-2285755.

Sub-Division, Tiptur Office Address

Office of the Asst.Executive Engineer,

Minor Irrigation Sub-Division,

APMC yard,Raitha Bhavana Building

Tiptur

Ph No. : 08134 - 255287.

E-Mail: miaeetiptur@gmail.com

Sub-Division, Sira Office Address

Office of the Asst. Executive Engineer,

Minor Irrigation Sub-Division,

Vidyanagar,

Sira -572137

E-Mail: miaeesira@gmail.com

Contact details (office Name, Designation & Landline no.)

Sl

Name

Designation

Landline

No

no.

1

Office of Executive Engineer,Tumakuru

EE

0816 - 2281105

2

Office of Asst.Executive Engineer,Tumakuru

AEE

0816 - 2285755

3

Office of Asst.Executive Engineer,Tiptur

AEE

08134 - 255287

4

Office of Asst.Executive Engineer,Sira

AEE

8884969001

 

Hierarchy of Minor Irrigation Division, Tumakuru.

Department General information(About the department, objective, vision)

General Information.

The Geographical area of Karnataka State is 19.04 million hectare. The culturable area is 12.61 million hectare. Out of which, 61.00 lakh hectare area comes under Irrigation. It is estimated that, Irrigation potential of Minor Irrigation schemes are about 10.00 lakh hectare.

All Ground water and Surface water Schemes (both flow & lift), having Culturable Command Area (Atchkat) up to 2000 hectares individually are considered as Minor Irrigation Schemes. The Minor Irrigation Schemes provide the farmers with controlled and timely irrigation, augmenting increase in agricultural production, thereby, meeting the growing requirement of population to large extent.

Earlier, from 1986-87, as per G.O.No.PWD 2 IFY 1987, Bangalore, dated 6-5-1987 Minor Irrigation Projects having less than 200 hectare atchkat was transferred to Zilla Panchayat coming under Rural Development & Panchayat Raj department. Later, in G.o. No.ID 2 IFY 87, Bangalore dated 6-8-1992, Minor Irrigation Projects having atchkat between 40 to 200 hectares were shifted from the control of Zilla Panchayat to Minor Irrigation department.

Presently, the M.I. Projects under Surface Water Scheme having atchkat between 40 to 2000 hectares are dealt in this department. Ground Water schemes are dealt by the department Mines & Geology.

The Minor Irrigation Department Comprises of two Zones, one located at Bangalore, known as Minor Irrigation (South) and the other at Bijapur, called Minor Irrigation (North), each headed by a Chief Engineer. Both these zones come under the Administrative control of the Secretary, Water Resources Department (Minor Irrigation). The Minor Irrigation (South) zone, has two Circle offices, one located at Bangalore and the other at Mysore, which are headed by the Superintending Engineers. In Bangalore circle, there are Six Minor Irrigation Divisions viz., Bangalore, Chitradurga, Kolar, Chickballapura, Shimoga and Tumakuru and in Mysore Circle, there are three Minor Irrigation Divisions viz., Hassan, Mangalore and Mysore. Each Minor Irrigation Division is headed by an Executive Engineer. There is also one Quality Control Division at Bangalore, which has got three Quality Control Sub divisions under its control

working at Bangalore, Mysore and Shimoga. These sub-divisions monitor the quality aspects of works of Minor Irrigation (South) zone, Bangalore. Also there are 25 Minor Irrigation Sub-divisions under the control of Assistant Executive Engineers.

The Minor Irrigation (North) zone, has two Circle office, one located at Belgaum and the other at Gulbarga, which are headed by the Superintending Engineers. In Belgaum circle, there are four Minor Irrigation Divisions located at Belgaum, Dharwad, Haliyal and Bijapur and in Gulbarga Circle, there are four Minor Irrigation Divisions located at Gulbarga, Bidar, Kushtagi and Bellary. Each Minor Irrigation Division is headed by an Executive Engineer. There is also one Quality Control Division at Dharwad, which has got Four Quality Control Sub divisions under its control. To monitor the quality aspects of works of Minor Irrigation (North) zone, Bijapur. Also there are 32 Minor Irrigation Sub-divisions under the control of nine divisions headed by the Executive Engineers.

Details of Tumakuru Minor Irrigation Division

Tumakuru Minor Irrigation Division comes under the control of Office of Chief Engineer, Minor Irrigation South Zone, Bangalore and also under the control of Superintending Engineer,Minor Irrigation Circle, Bangalore.

It controls Three Sub-Division located at Tumakuru, Tiptur and Sira.These division taken control of Ten Talukas of M.I. Tanks, intern controlled by three Sub-Division, details as follows.

Tumakuru Sub Division controlling the five talukas M.I.Tanks namely Tumakuru Urban and Rural, Kunigal, Madugiri, Pavagada and Koratagere.

Tiptur Sub-Division controlling three talukas M.I. Tanks namely Tiptur, Turuvkere and Gubbi.

Sire Sub-Division controlling 2 talukas M.I. Tanks namely Sira and C.N.Hally.

There are 369 Minor Irrigation Tanks in this Districts. maintaing Minor Irrigation Division, Tumakuru having the total atchkat of 36774.00 Ha. The details are as follows.

 

Sl.No:

 

Taluk

 

No. of Tanks

 

Atchkat

 

Water Storage Capacity in Mcft.

1

Tumakuru

49

4685.00

1522.00

2

Kunigal

26

2537.00

998.00

3.

Koratagere

45

4282.00

1846.00

4.

Madhugiri

56

5650.00

1982.00

5.

Pavagada

38

3232.00

1939.00

6.

Tiptur

24

1691.00

599.00

7.

Gubbi

30

3076.00

1150.00

8.

Turuvekere

3

188.00

141.00

9.

C.N.Hally

38

4916.00

3712.00

10.

Sira

62.00

6517.00

3253.00

TOTAL:-

369.00

36774.00

17142.00

 

DETAILS OF WORKS TAKENUP AND COMPLETED UNDER MINOR IRRIGATION, TUMAKURU.

                        v During the year 2010-11, 56 M.I.tank works were taken up under 4702- RRR to Rejuvinate and restore 249.40 Mcft., by means of desilting of 1070667.00 Cum. All 56 works are completed with a total expenditure of Rs. 3246.18 lakhs.

                        v During the year 2011-12, 62 M.I.tank works were taken up under 4702- Rejuvination to Rejuvinate and restore 214.41 Mcft. means of desilting of 1940745.00 Cum. All the 62 works are completed with an expenditure of Rs. 1842.68 lakhs.

 

                        v During 2014-15 under 2nd phase of 4702 Repairs, Rejuvination and Restoration (RRR) scheme, 52 projects with a total Estimatated cost of Rs. 2595.62 lakhs. 52 WORKS have been approved with a total estimate cost of 2595.62 lakhs, The detailed project report ((DPR) of all the 52 projects have been submitted to higher authorities. After obtaining necessary administrative approval and technical sanction, the works would be takenup. Thus the action plan for Restoration and Rejuvination of M.I.tanks is under process.

                        v Approved works in respect of A.I.B.P, 23 projects to be taken up under Central Plan with Total Estimated Cost Of Rs. 1876.00 lakhs during 2014-15

                        v Approved works of additional works Under Savings Of 13th Finance works to be taken up during FY2014-15 with Total Estimate Cost of Rs. 240.00 lakhs

                        v Under Nabard-19 Six Works are taken up For the year 2014-15,with Total Estimate Cost of Rs. 241.00 lakhs

 

 

Encroachment details

                        There are 369 Minor Irrigation tanks with total Atchkat 36774.00 Ha.

                        138 tanks are handed over to J.S.Y.S..

                        Out of 231 tanks, survey work in 230 tanks are completed,

                        Encroachment in 208 tanks have been identified and 22 tanks are of zero encroachment.

                        Encroachment area of 208 tanks is 911.94 Ha.,

                        Encroachment for 198 with total area 867.27 Ha. has been evicted.

                        Encroachment for balance 11 tanks will be evicted by by 31-03-2015

 

OBJECTIVES.

                        The main objective of the department is to bring more area under irrigation, by providing proper irrigation facilities to farmers and further to tackle situations at times of drought and flood.

                        To begin with, survey work will be conducted for any new project to be taken up. Based on survey results, estimates will be prepared, reviewed and the administrative approval and Technical sanction will be obtained from the appropriate authority.

                        Implementing the Rules under Karnataka Irrigation Act.

                        Taking up construction of Minor Irrigation Schemes such as tanks, anicuts, pickups Lift Irrigation Schemes & barrages, both under State funds and financial assistance received from Central Government and NABARD.

                        Restoration of underground water level through percolation tanks.

                        Co-ordinating with Railways and other related departments for ensuring safe protection to Railway lines by taking preventive measures concerning Railway affecting tanks.

                        River bank protection works.

                        Construction and maintenance of Lift irrigation schemes.

                        Formation of Water Users Association for completed tanks and handing over the tanks to them for the purpose of maintenance and repairs (community based scheme).

                        Joint inspection by the Irrigation and Revenue department for fixing of water rates periodically. Revenue Collection task is taken by the Revenue Department.

                        Maintenance of Statistics pertaining to M.I. works.

                        Maintenance of general administration, inspection of the activities of the subordinate offices.

 

Functioning of Minor Irrigation Department

The Administrative set up of the Minor Irrigation consists of office of the Chief Engineer, the Office of the Superintending Engineer, Office Of Executive Engineer, under different sections like Technical , Accounts , Computer Wings. The functions of the Minor Irrigation intend to cover all the Villages tanks in the State for the New Construction/Repair/Renovation of the tanks.

Programs

Budgetary Works - Non NABARD

Under this head, construction of new tank /Anecuts /pickup Bhandara /LIS and restoration of old and breached tanks with an atchkat of more than 40 hectares is taken up. Also under this head modernization of existing tanks is taken up. The necessary grants for the works are made in the Annual budget of the State.

New tank construction is taken up for the purpose of storing water during monsoon season to supplement water for irrigation.

Anecuts and pickups, are taken up across rivers and streams to divert water for irrigation, purposes. They also serve in purpose of recharge of Ground Water Table.

In the Lift Irrigation Schemes water from the rivers, streams and other sources will be lifted by using pumping devices to elevated place and from there the water will be supplied to irrigation by gravity.

NABARD

Construction of new tanks, Anecuts/pickup and LIS is being taken up from NABARD Loan assistance. NABARD extends loan of 95% and 5% is borne by State Government. The Construction of percolation tanks are also being taken up under this programme to recharge the ground water table.

Special Component Plan (SCP)

Minor Irrigation Department has taken up works to provide irrigation facility to the lands belonging to scheduled caste people by constructing M.I. Schemes such as new tank/anecuts/pickup bhandaras and Modernization tanks and also from past two years only borewells drilling works are taking no other works are approved from this head.

Tribal Sub Plan (TSP)

Minor Irrigation Department has taken up works to provide irrigation facility to the lands belonging to tribal people by constructing M.I. Schemes such as new tank/anicut/pickup bhandars and Modernization tanks and also from past two years only borewells drilling works are taking no other works are approved from this head.

Flood Control Works

Minor Irrigation Department is implementing river bank protection works to prevent damages to river banks due to floods. During floods due to high velocity of water flow in the rivers, the river bank gets eroded and causes damage to human life, live stocks and agricultural land.

Repair, Restoration and Renovation (RRR)

A Scheme for Repair, Renovation and Restoration of water bodies directly linked to agriculture is being taken up by Minor Irrigation Department with the financial assistance of Central Government grants.

The main objectives of the scheme are;

Comprehensive improvement of selected tank system including restoration

Improvement of catchment areas of tank

Ground water recharge

Increase in storage capacity of water bodies

To achieve improvement in agricultural productivity

Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP)

Minor Irrigation scheme which serve tribal area and drought prone areas are taken up under this programme. The schemes which create potential of 50 hectares and above are included in this scheme.

Central grant which will be 90% of the project cost in case of special category states projects benefiting drought prone area, tribal area and flood prone areas and 25% of project cost in case of non special category states. The balance cost of the project as State's share is to be arranged by the State Government.

XIIIth Finance Grants

A Scheme to utilize 13th Finance grants for rejuvenation of tanks is being taken up by Minor Irrigation Department.

The main objectives of the scheme are;

To improve the water management, cropping patterns for increasing agricultural and horticultural production. The scope of work for tank improvement and the supporting activities would be determined on the basis of detailed integrated tank development plans.

Facilities/Services provided by the department

Basic Services provided by the minor Irrigation Division, Tumakuru such as providing water to the formers through channel, it is taking care that water should reach tail end former also and check dams are constructing it indirectly facilitating the Atchkat creation recharging the bore wells and also borewell are drilling for the SC / ST formers for their irrigation purpose. the works like construction of bridge cum barrages across the halla are taking, it also helping for the transportation purpose. Department is also under taking comprehensive improvement of water bodies, improvement of catchment of area community participation, ground water recharge, capacity building of communities, increase in storage capacity of water bodies, improvement in agricultural productivity and water useage efficiently, increased availability of drinking water etc.,

 

 

 

Procedure to get facilities/services.

To set the facilities/Services of the Minor Irrigation, the Beneficiary should be former and other facilities as per the Guide lines, Scheme Specified.

 

 

 

Other information etc.

 

Photo Gallery.

A View of Melekote Barrage cum Bridge in Sira Taluk

A View of Cause way Cum Check dam in Kasaba Sira Taluk

A View of Cause way Cum Check dam Across Kallambella Feeder Halla in Sira Taluk

A View of Cause way Cum Check dam Near Veerapura Village in Sira Taluk

A View of Cause way Cum Check dam Near Hunjinala Village in Sira Taluk

A View of Renovated Tiptur Tank in Tiptur City