Taliperu River

Taliperu is a river in the Godavari system originating in the Bijapur District of Chhattisgarh. It is a left-bank tributary of Godavari River, draining into it through a confluence located near Cherla in the Khammam District in Telangana.

The river has been harnessed for agricultural purposes through extensive canal systems developed in that region. A dam known as the Taliperu Project has been built on the river for this purpose. The water impounded by it is known as the Taliperu Reservoir, which is a medium irrigation project located at Cherla Village and Mandal, Khammam District, Telangana. This project utilizes about 5.0 TMC of water and creates 24500 Acres of Ayacut in both Cherla and Dummugudem Mandals, Khammam District.

Coordinates: 18°02′12″N 80°49′22″E / 18.0366°N 80.8229°E

Cherla mandal

Cherla is a mandal in Bhadradri Kothagudem district. It is located on the banks of River Godavari. Prior to 30 November 1959, it was a part of Bhadrachalam constancy in Khammam district.

List of rivers of India

This is a list of rivers of India, starting in the west and moving along the Indian coast southward, then northward. Tributary rivers are listed hierarchically in upstream order: the lower in the list, the more upstream.

The major rivers of India are:

Flowing into the Bay of Bengal: Brahmaputra, Yamuna, Ganga (with its main tributaries Ramganga, Kali or Sharda, Gomti, Yamuna, Chambal, Betwa, Ken, Tons, Ghaghara, Gandaki, Burhi Gandak, Koshi, Mahananda, Tamsa, Son, Bagmati), Meghna, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna (and their main tributaries)

Flowing into the Arabian Sea: Narmada, Tapi, Sabarmati, PurnaThe remaining rivers are as follows.

Taliperu Project

Taliperu Project (Telugu:తాలిపేరు ప్రాజెక్ట్) also known as Taliperu Reservoir is a medium irrigation project constructed across the Taliperu River, a tributary of Godavari River, located at Cherla Village and Mandal, Khammam District, Telangana. This project utilizes about 5.0 TMC of water and creates 24,500 acres (9,900 ha) of Ayacut in both Cherla and Dummugudem Mandals, Khammam District.

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