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BHEL commissions five units of Kaleshwaram LIS

BHEL commissions five units of Kaleshwaram LIS
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Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned five pumping units of the 7x139 MW Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (LIS) Package 8, in Telangana.

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Hyderabad: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned five pumping units of the 7x139 MW Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (LIS) Package 8, in Telangana.

Significantly, the pump for each unit is designed to lift 89.14 cumecs (cubic metres per second) of water by 120.98 metres.

In the project, water shall be lifted from Ragampet Village near Kakatiya canal to feed Mid Manair reservoir and will be used for irrigation and water supply in nearby areas.

In Telangana, BHEL has so far commissioned 35 pump-motor sets of various ratings cumulatively aggregating to 1,796 MW.

In addition, BHEL is presently executing another 30 pump-motor sets totaling to 4,082 MW for various Lift Irrigation Schemes in Telangana - Kaleshwaram LIS Package 6,8,10 & 11 and Palamuru Rangareddy LIS Package 5 & 8.

In addition to Lift Irrigation projects, in the hydro sector, BHEL has commissioned 1,073 MW of hydro power projects in the state so far.

BHEL is presently executing hydro-electric projects of more than 2,900 MW across the country, in addition to 3,184 MW abroad which includes 2,220 MW in Bhutan and 900 MW in Nepal.

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