About the Organisation

Office of Chief Engineer (Betwa) Irrigation & Water Resources Department

Introduction

  • Currently an annual average of 537.00 thousand hectares is being irrigated under this organization.
  • Districts covered under this organization are Jhansi, Lalitpur, Hamirpur, Mahoba, Banda and Chitrakoot Dham Karwi.
  • The total length of canals under this organization is 6635.64 km.
  • Under this organization, the main sources of water storage are Betwa/Ken/Yamuna and their tributaries along with other smaller rivers and rivulets on which currently 26 dams / weir are built.
  • Currently there are 1050 canals under this organization.
  • Beside canals under this organization irrigation facility is provided by irrigation department through 10 lakes, 101 ponds and 360 drains.
  • Some important canal systems under this organization are as follows:-

    • Betwa Canal System-This canal system is fed by Parichha dam.
    • Gursarai Canal System-This canal system is fed by Parichha dam.
    • Ranipur Canal System-This canal system is fed by Saprar dam.
    • Pahuj Canal System-This canal system is fed by Pahuj dam./li>
    • Badwar Canal System-This canal system is fed by Badwar dam.
    • Govind Sagar Canal System-This canal system is fed by Govind Sagar dam.
    • Shehzad Canal System-This canal system is fed by Shehzad dam.
    • Jamni Canal System-This canal system is fed by Jamni dam.
    • Sajnam Canal System-This canal system is fed by Sajnam dam.
    • Rohini Canal System-This canal system is fed by Rohini dam.
    • Ken Canal System-This canal system is fed by Wariyarpur dam.
    • Augasi Pump Canal System-This canal system is fed by water of Yamuna river.
    • Ohan Canal System-This canal system is fed by Ohan dam.
    • Barua Canal System-This canal system is fed by Barua reservoir.
    • Chillimal Pump Canal System-This canal system is fed by water of Yamuna river.
    • Arjun Canal System-This canal system is fed by Arjun dam.
    • Chandrawal Canal System-This canal system is fed by Chandrawal dam.
    • Kabrai Canal System-This canal system is fed by Kabrai dam.
    • Majhgawan Canal System-This canal system is fed by Majhgawan dam.
    • Urmil Canal System-This canal system is fed by Urmil dam.

Chief Engineer (Betwa)
Irrigation & Water Resources Department
Uttar Pradesh, Jhansi