Project Details Project Details

Project Name
Konar Irrigation Scheme
Project Brief
The project involves construction of a dam across river Konar in village Banaso of Bishnugarh block in Hazaribagh district. The scheme will irrigate 62,790 ha in Bishnugarh block (Hazaribagh), Bagodar and Dumri block (Giridih) and Nawadih block of Bokaro.
Water Sanitation
Irrigation (dams, channels, embankments, etc.)
Project Capacity
155157.4 Acres
Location The geographical location of the project
Project Status
Under Construction
Government/Non Government A government project pertains to project implemented either through traditional procurement mode or through PPP mode. A non-government project pertains to a project implemented solely by private sector.
Any Other Information Any other relevant information for the project
The project was initially started during the early 80's, due to shortage of funds & other unavoidable reasons such as problems of land acquisiton, forest clearance etc. the project was delayed by 20-30 years. Thus the project cost increased abruptly due to several revisions (Source: Chief Engineer, Water Resource Department, Jharkhand).

Name Of Authority Name of the government agency that is the implementing authority for the project
Name Of Authority
Water Resources Department, Jharkhand
Project Contractor Name of the concessionaire executing the project along with contact details such as name of the person, address, email, phone, fax, etc.
Name Of Contractor
Valecha Engineering Limited
Project Timelines
Date Of Award Of Project The date on which the work order/notice to proceed was issued by the project authority to the developer
Date Of Project Completion(Actual)
Not Applicable
Date Of Project Completion(as per Contract)
Not Available
Project Cost
Project Cost (as per Contract) in Rs Crore
Project Cost (Revised) in Rs Crore The project cost, if different from the cost as per original estimates
Project Cost(Actual) in Rs Crore Actual cost of the project
Not Applicable
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