BHEL commissions pumping units for Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned two pumping units – Unit 3 and 4 of 116 MW each – of the Kaleshwaram greenfield lift irrigation project in Telangana. The pump for each unit is designed to lift 89.16 cubic metres per second of water by 105.5 metres. The scope of the project comprises complete electrical and mechanical works including design, manufacture, supply and supervision of erection and commissioning of seven sets of vertical pump motor sets, along with associated auxiliaries. There are seven units of 116 MW each, of which two units were commissioned in April 2019.