Telangana :2/5/19: The Central Public Sector undertaking Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned two motor – pump set units for the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (LIS) in Telangana.
Under the scheme, 89 cumecs (cubic metres per second) of water will be lifted to a height of 106 metres from the Sripada Yellampalli reservoir to Medaram reservoir and will be used for irrigation and water supply in nearby drought-prone areas.
In Telangana, BHEL has so far commissioned 27 pump-motor projects totalling to 753 MW. In addition, it is also executing 38 projects of 5,125 MW capacity in Telangana,
It is also noteworthy that BHEL is presently executing hydro-electric projects of more than 2,900 MW across the country, in addition to 3,904 MW in Bhutan and Nepal.