Greater Thal Canal

GREATER THAL CANAL

Location

Off-takes from C-J Link Canal at RD 180+222. (Khushab, Bhakkar, Layyah and Jhang Districts of Punjab)

Scope of Work

Agricultural production resulting in boost to economy, improvements in physical environment including atmosphere, climate, land and water, improvement in quality of life due to betterment in socio-cultural and socio-economic conditions. Crop benefits of Rs. 5.58 billion per year.

Salient Features
Main Canal Length 35 km
Canal Capacity 8,500 cusecs
Branch Canals Length 344 km (Phase-I:  65 km)
Distributaries & Minors Length 1,999 km (Phase-I:  400 km)
Command Area 1,739,000 acres (Phase-I:  355,000 acres)
Commencement Date (Phase-I) 16.08.2001
Completion Date (Phase-I)

June 2009

 

Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local

Foreign Total
Approved PC-I Cost (28.02.2002) 30,467.109 - 30,467.109
Phase-I Cost 10,144.060 - 10,144.060

 

Status:-

Phase-I

Physical Progress                Completed

The Project has been handed over to Irrigation Department, Govt: of Punjab on 30.06.2010.