About the Organisation

The details of Ganga Canal System under this organisation are as follows :-

S.No

Name Of System

Canal &
System Length
(In Km)

CCA
(Thousand Hect.)

PPA
(Kharif)
(Thousand Hect.)

PPA
(Rabi)
(Thousand Hect.)a

1-

Upper Ganga Canal

291-964

6582-239

907-69

429-612

404-353

2-

Matt Branch

System

128-10

1777-91

291-88

87-56

116-75

3

Anoopshahr Branch
System

205-95

835-720

100-01

66-01

41-007

4-

Hathras Branch

System

74-40

534-057

15-49

4-67

6-19

5-

Deoband Barnch

System

82-86

278-96

6-308

4-16

2-58

Upper Ganga Canal

The upper ganga canal emanates from Bhimgoda barrage in haridwar district of Uttrakhand. The total length of main canal is 291.964 km. and distributrion system is 6290.275 km. This canal system serves the districts Haridwar, Sharanpur , Muzzafarnagar, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Bulandshahr, Gautambudhnagar, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Etha and Firozabad and irrigates a total of 907.69 thousand hectare agricultural land.Besides irrigation there are several hydroelectric power houses at different location along the main canal through which substantial amount of electricity is generated.

At Km. 159.70 Km of UGC near Muradnagar in District Ghaziabad, 200 cusec of water is made avialable to Bhagirthi Water treatment Plant at Delhi for drinking purposes. In addition to this an additional amount of 300 cusecs of water is made avialable for sonia vihar water treatment plant against Tehri Reservoir Quota

At Km. 135.620 of UGC near Bhola Jhal an additional quantity of water of 43 cusecs is proposed to be made available for meerut town.

Near village Dehra 60 cusecs of water to NTPC dadri 50 cusecs to Ghaziabad Development Authority near Dasna at Km. 169. 500 of UGC and 80 cusecs is supllied Greater Noida. In aligarh district at km. 264.000 of UGC , 100 cusecs water is made avialable Harduaganj Thermal Power House.

The Details of Water Supplied for usages other than irrigation Purposes is as below :-

S.NO

Canal system Name

Name of Institution

Quantity of water
(In Cusec)

1-

Upper Ganga Canal
(AtKm. 135.62 Bhola Jhal )

Jal Nigam, Meerut

43

Proposed

2-

Upper Ganga Canal
(AtKm. 159.70 Muradnagar Regulator)

Delhi Jal Board ¼Bhgirthi treatment plant½

200

Water is made avilable.

3-

Upper Ganga Canal
(AtKm. 159.70 Muradnagar Regulator)

Delhi Jal Board ¼Sonia vihar Treatment Plant½

300

Water is made avilable.

4-

Upper Ganga Canal
(AtKm. 169.50 Dehra Regulator )

NTPC Dadri

60

Water is made avilable.

5-

Upper Ganga Canal
(AtKm. 169.50 Dasna Regulator )

Noida Development Athourity

50

Water is made avilable.

6-

Upper Ganga Canal
( Dasna Regulator )

Greater Noida

80

Water is made avilable.

7-

Upper Ganga Canal
(K.M 264-00)

Harduaganj Power house

106

Water is made avilable.

8-

Matt Branch (Through harnol escape)

Drinking Water for Agra City

150

Water is made avilable.

9-

Matt Branch (Through Kot escape)

Drinking Water for Agra City

500

Water is made avilable.

Total :

1489