About the Organisation

Organisation- Chief Engineer (Sharda Branch),Sharda branch canal system


In 1967 due to deficiency of water in tail reaches of Sharda canal system in Ganga-Ghagra doab, Sharda branch project costing Rs.99.61 crore was approved on 10.07.1998 to supply irrigation facility to 70% of 16.77 Lac hectare cultivable lands. Construction work of the project was started in 1968. Later as material cost and labor charges got high and changes made in the projects, at various step project got revised which results to the expansion of irrigation area by 115 percent. Under this remodeling of Ghagra and Tanda pump house, construction of permanent pump house at Dalmau-e-pump, leakage of Dohrighat pump canal etc were included. Project was completed in June, 2002.

Main components of Sharda branch canal project are as following :-

1- Restoration of water through 480 cumec discharge capacity link canal by constructing 716 meter long dam, 9 KM beneath Katarnia Ghat.
2- To receive restored water of Ghagra River by constructing 408 meter long barrage 180 Km beneath Banbasa dam at Sharda River. To take this water through 650 cumec capacity Sharda branch poshak canal.
3- Construction on distributary and alpika under branches and distribution system to supply irrigation facility to 16.55 lac hectare cultivable land to districts between UP central and UP East (Lakhimpur Kheeri, Sitapur, Lucknow, Raibareli, Barabanki, Faizabad, Ambedkanagar, Sultanpur, Allahabad, Pratapgarh, Jaunpur, Azamgarh, Mau, Balia, Gazipur, Varanasi and Amethi).
4- Construction of drainage at above districts to avoid the problem of water logging
5- Lining work of Sharda branch poshak canal.
6- Construction of 19.03 lac hectare irrigation capacity respective to 16.55 lac hectare cultivable project and 115 percent proposed irrigation area (19.25 lac hectare).

Sharda Sahyak Organization


Content for redesigning and developments in new proposed links for the website G.I.G.W (Guidelines for Indian Government Website) of Irrigation department, Uttar Pradesh.

  • Introduction of organisation
  • Structure of organisation
  • Organization / division / section Officers’ details (Who’s who)
  • Announcements made by honorable Chief Minister
  • Referred cases by honorable Chief Minister
  • District wise/Block wise length of canals of organisation
  • Progress of irrigation-
    • Progress of current Rabi 1423 crop
    • Progress of current Khareef 1423 crop
  • Progress of Tail feeding -
    • Progress of current Rabi 1423 crop
    • Progress of current Khareef 1423 crop
  • Progress of silt clearance -
    • Progress of current Rabi 1423 crop
    • Progress of current Khareef 1423 crop
  • Physical and Financial progress of selected drains for the financial year 2015-16
  • Tax-Non tax
  • Project wise expense details for the financial year 2015-16
    • Item no. 4700
    • Item no. 4701
    • Item no. 4711