District : Chickmagalur                 

State : Karnataka

Minor Irrigation

Minor irrigation sub-division, Chickmagalur has the responsibility to look after Irrigation tanks having atchkat between 100 Acres to 5000 Acres.  The head quater of the Sub-Division is located in Chickmagalur town in Kote area. It also looks after maintenance of pickups,Anicuts  and  Lift Irrigation schemes.  It's juridication covers entire district covering Kadur, Chickmagalur, Koppa, Mudigere, N.R.Pura, Sringeri & Tarikere.  The Sub-Division was shifted frjom Kadur to Chickmagalur in 1997. 

    Chickmagalur district has very good irrigation tanks of historical importance like, Iyyanakere, Madaga kere, Devanur kere, Vishanasamudra, Rameswara, Chikkolale & Hirekolale, Belavadi, Angadi Doddakere, Bukkambudhi, Ramanayakana kere, Parvatharayana kere.  Most of the tanks out of 120  tanks fills every year.  In the atchkat of Bayalu seeme commercial crops like Arecanut, Coconut, Bannana, Vegitable crops, Sugur cane and paddy are cultivated.  In the Malenadu area paddy and plantation crops are grown. 

STAFF POSITION

DETAILS OF TANKS, ANICUTS, PICKUPS & LIFT IRRIGATION SCHEMES

BUDGETED WORK FOR 2000-2001

    There are 2 Nos. L.I. Scheme projects included in the budget.  They are Lift Irrigation Scheme near T.B.Kaval in Kadur taluk for Rs. 45.00 lakhs and Lift Irrigation Scheme near Devadana village through Bhadra river near Balehonnur for Rs. 65.00 lakhs.  But due to non availability of water and Reserve forest, these two Lift Irrigation Scheme projection are deleted by the Government.

    For annual maintenance of M.I. tanks under 2702 Head of Account there is a provision for Rs. 31.00 lakhs.  With this amount the maintence works and maintenance of the office is covered.

Name of Tank Taluk Name of Estimate Estimated Cost
AYYANAKERE KADUR REJUVENATION OF AYYANKERE TANK AND ITS SERIES Rs. 97.50 Lakhs
KUKKA SAMUDRA KADUR REJUVENATION OF KUKKA SAMUDRA TANK AND ITS SERIES Rs. 99.75 Lakhs

 

WATER USES CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES

 

The Government is making an effort for the improvement of M.I. Tanks. It includes repair to tank bund, sluices, waste weir, revetment , canals, piped outlets, service roads improvement to catchment area and desiltation.

 

    This is an enormous work, hence the Government is  proposed formation of water users society . Through this society the over all improvement of tank is to be done.  At present 55 societies have been identified and 12 societies are registered.

 

LIST OF COP-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES

 

'RAITHA KAYAKA KERE':-

 

    Under 'Raitha Kayaka kere' a tank on the each hobli is selected.  These tanks will be taken on first priority for improvement.

 

Sl. No. Taluk No. of Tanks Name of the Tank
1. Chickmagalur 09 1) Indavara tank
2) Hukkundarayana kere
3) Kuravangi Doddakere
4) Vastae hire kere
5)Doddamagaravalli uramundina kere
6) Kote Tavare kere
7) Belavadi dodda kere
8) Marle doddakere
9) Aradavalli dodda kere
2 Kadur 07 1) Kadur  doddakere
2) Madagarayana kee
3) Vishanasamudra kere
4) Yagati uramundina kere
5) Hirenallur uramundina kere
6) Iyyanakere
7) Devanur doddakere
3 Tarikere 06 1) Hunasagatta Thimmanakatte
2) Lingadhahalli Musti kere
3) Baragenahalli Haruvanahalli kere
4) Parvatha rayana kere
5) Javoor uramundinakere
6) Attiganalu Ramanayakana kere
4 Mudigere 06 1) Lokavalli uramundina kere
2) Jogannana Dinne kere
3) Angadi Doddakere
4) Biragur kere
5 Sringeri 01 1) Nallur kere
6 Koppa 02 1) Karangi kere
2) Chavalmane Koppada kere
7 N.R. Pura 02 1) Nagalapura heggere kere
2) Bakehonnur matada kere.