Omkareshwar Project:-

Omkareshwar Dam is situated in district Khandwa near religious worship place Omkareshwar. The main Dam and River bed Power House of 520 MW has been completed. Canal Bed Power House of 3.5 MW is also proposed. On the Left Bank of Dam, 12.39 KM long common carrier canal is completed. On the right hand side of this canal, a 162.95 KM long right bank canal construction work is in progress. On the left hand side of common water carrier 64.11 KM long left bank canal is also under construction. From Right Bank Canal, 125 KM long, lift Canal is also under construction. Complete Canal System of the Project shall create irrigate potential of 1,46,800 Ha of Khargone, Dhar & Khandwa district. Irrigation potential of 52950 Ha has been created by Dec/2012. 2155 Ha land has been irrigated up to 1/2012.

Phase wise construction programme is as below:-

Main Canal Parts (Kms.)
Planned Irrigation (ha)
Completion target
Phase 1 Common Water Carrier and LBC up to 64.11 Kms. and RBC up to 9.775 Kms. 24000 March 2013
Phase 2 RNC from 9.775 to 68.92 Kms. 19578 November 2013
Phase 3 RBC from 68.92 to 162.95 Kms. 48592 June 2014
Phase 4 OSP Lift 54630 March 2014
0 to 248.65 and distribution system

Construction work is in progress.