Chief Engineer (Amdavad)

This office is currently in-charge of the distribution network of 79574 hectare of gross command area (GCA) out of which 63924 hectare is culturable (CCA) and 62448 hectare is irrigable (ICA). It serves the command through 8 branches and 5 direct distributaries off taking from NMC reach 144.5 to 229.92 km. The command covers Kheda, Ahmedabad & Gandhinagar district and 8 talukas namely Thasara, Kathlal, Kapadwanj, Mahudha, Mahemadavad taluka of Kheda district, Daskroi taluka of Ahmedabad district and dehgam, Gandhinagar taluka of Gandhinagar district.

Saurashtra Branch Canal is serving water supply to Saurashtra and Kutch. It also irrigates a command area of 524613 hectare through 6 branches and tails into Dholi dhaja dam near Surendranagar.

The command network is also facilitating filling up of ponds/ village tanks for irrigation and domestic use. Also water is released for approved industrial establishments and local bodies.


Sr No.


Branch/Distributory

offtaking from Narmada Main

Canal

Total

Length

(Km)

 

Completed

Length

(Km)

CCA

Total

CCA

Completed

CCA up to 

Sub Minor

1

Thasra Direct Distry (at ch.148.500 Km.)

2.565 2.565 2086 2086
2

Dabhali Direct Distry. (at ch.156.288 Km.)

3.920 3.920 2972 2467
3

Vajeval Direct Distry (at ch.166.075 Km.)

7.730 7.730 2988 2570
4

Sanali Branch Canal (at ch.171.961 Km.)

11.43 11.43 5393 4866
5

Vasana-Dapat Direct Distry (at ch.179.150 Km.)

7.700 7.700 2882 2630
6

Mehmdabad Branch Canal (at ch.187.074 Km.)

13.925 13.925 11644 11215
7

Ghodasar Branch Canal (at ch.202.368 Km.)

21.540 21.54 12986 12583
8

Bahiyal Direct Distry (at ch.206.100 km.)

0.500 0.500 2000 1937
9

Vehlal Branch Canal (at ch.212.546 Km.)

 

24.58 24.58 15534 14459
10

Daskroi Branch Canal (at ch.223.667 Km.)

 

3.870 3.870 5441 4842
11

Dholka Branch Canal (at ch.246.366 Km.)

 

72.46 72.46 61683 44373
12

Sanad Branch Canal (at ch.258.632 Km.)

 

28.17 28.17 30345 20916
13

Saurastra Branch Canal (at ch.263.20 Km)

 

104.46 104.46 No Direct Command
 13[A]

Narasingpura Branch Canal

(at ch.15.465 Km of Saurashtra Branch Canal

32.01 32.01

20524

14600