Salient Features

1. Name of Project: Mahakali Irrigation Project Stage III.
2. Location: Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur, Mahakali.
3. NCA: 33520 ha. ( Surface Water : 28255 ha. and Ground Water : 5265 ha.)
4. Land Coverage: 33520 ha.
i. Chandani Dodhara VDCs: 3510 ha.
ii. Brahmadev area: 2900 ha.
(Mahendranagar ward no.1, 3, and 5,6,7,8,9,10 Suda VDC wards no. 6, 7, 8, 9)
iii. Tribhuwanbasti: 19620 ha.
iv. Malakheti area: 7490 ha
5. Source: Mahakali River
CA – 15260 km2
6. Discharge of River:
Max. 14000 Cumecs
Min. 130 Cumecs
7. Name of Canal: Tanakpur Canal
Main Canal: 151 km
Branch Canal: 172 km
Indian side Canal Length: 1.20 km
8. Canal Design Discharge: 28.35 Cumecs
9. Canal Slope: 1 in 5556
Canal Side slope: 1: 2
Main Canal Bed width: 13.6 m
Right of way of Main Canal: 70 m
10. Benefited people: 1, 32,000
11. House hold: 20,000
12. Initial Total Cost: NRs. 11,16,83,45,910.00 (2001 AD)
13. Cost per ha. : NRs. 3, 33,000.00
14. EIRR: 15%
15. B/C Ratio: 1.32