HANDRI NIVA SUJALA SRAVANTHI PROJECT
Preamble

The HNSS Project is contemplated to utilise 40 TMC of waters of River Krishna near Malaya Village in Kurnool District from the foreshore of Srisailam Reservoir by lift and gravity. The project will provide irrigation to 2.44 lakh Ha (6.025 Lakh acre) during Kharif ID and drinking water to about 33 lakh people in drought prone districts of Rayalaseema viz., Kurnool, Anantapur, Kadapa and Chittoor.

Salient Features
LOCATION:
State : Andhra Pradesh
District : Anantapur,Chittoor,Kadapa(YSR Dist),Kurnool
Districts as detailed below:
Name of the DistrictPhase-I AyacutPhase -II Ayacut
Anantapur District0.48 Lakh Ha(1.18 Lakh acre)0.92 Lakh Ha(2.27 Lakh acre)
Chittoor District-0.57 Lakh Ha(1.40 Lakh acre)
Kadapa District-0.15 Lakh Ha(0.37 Lakh acre)
Kurnool District0.32 Lakh Ha(0.80 Lakh acre)-
Total0.80 Lakh Ha(1.98 Lakh acre)1.64 Lakh Ha(4.04 Lakh acre)
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