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BHEL commissions pumping units for irrigation scheme in Telangana

BHEL commissions pumping units for irrigation scheme in Telangana

Bhopal: Public sector major, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), on Monday announced it has commissioned additional pumping units for Package-6 and Package-8 of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme in Telangana.

With the commissioning of two pumping unitseach at package-6 (7x116 MW) and package-8 (7x139 MW), it has successfully commissioned all 14 pumping units of these packages within a record period of six months, an official release said.

These are very large size pump sets with each pump designed to lift 89 cusecs of water against a head of 100 to 125 metres, it said.

Kaleshwaram is a greenfield irrigation project developed by the irrigation department of the Telangana government.

Package 6 is located in Peddapalli district and Package 8 is located in Karimnagar district of Telangana.

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