The entire Gadchiroli
district is included in the drainage basin of Godavari river. At the South
Western boundary of the district, near Sironcha, Godavari enters the district
and flows eastwards for about 50Km along Southern boundary of the district.
After its's confluence with Indravati, at the South-Eastern corner, the Godavari
turns South into Andhra Pradesh.
The Western boundary for
a distance of 225 Km is formed by the flow of Wainganga river which devides
Chandrapur and Gadchiroli district. Khobragadi, Kathani and Mirgadola rivers are
The Pranhita river, formed
by confluence of Wainganga and Wardha rivers; forms the South-Western boundary
for 190 Km till it's confluence with the Godavari. Dina river is the main
The Indravati river
enters in Maharashtra near Kowande village of Bhamragad Tehsil in the district and forms the South-Eastern boundary for a
distance of 120 Km before joining the Godavari. Parlkota (Nimbra), Pamulgautam(Kotari) and Bandia are
the major tributaries.
The River Godavari confluence with Wainganga river
at Sironcha; Godavari and Indravati at Somnur; Wardha and Pranhita near Chaprala in Chamorshi Taluka;
Parlkota (Nimbra), Pamulgautam(Kotari) and Indravati (Triveni Sangam) near Bhamragad.
In addition to above, following
rivers also flowing through the district.
1. Gadhavi 2. Khobragadi 3. Pal
welochanna 4. Kathani 5. Siwani 6. Por 7. Darshani
Following are the major rivers flowing through the
Vainganga, Godavari, Pranhita,
At present, only one
Major Dam Project namely Tultuli has been proposed by the Central Government on
Khobragadi river and it is not completed. Apart from this, 11 Medium Dam
projects are proposed but work is not completed.
Major and Minor Dams
|Name of Dam/
||Location of Dam/
||River on Which
Dam is constructed/ proposed
||Capacity (m Cubic
Name of Project
Catchment Are In Sq.
Target Command Area in Sq.
||Deena River At Regdi
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON TULTULI AREA (94
|Male – 29139 Female – 27574 Total - 56713
- 15834 7613 23447
Marginal Workers Total Workers
Agriculture labours amongs main
||S.C. Population S.T.
area by different sources
Well – 84.73 Hect.
River - 83.41 Hect.
Total - 5390.22 Hect.
villages have tanks Hence irrigated area under tanks is more.|
Medium – 1 ( Chenna )
Minor - Nil
Medium – 1. Karwafa 2. Dumi nala 3.
Darpaniguda 4. Palasgaon 5. Pohara nala 6. Khobragadi 7. Sati
Minor - 1. Kosari 2. Yengalkheda 3. Pipari
Rith Kasari 4. Haledpuradi 5. Illur 6. Norkewada 7.
in Tultuli Project area is Paddy|
irrigated area by different sources is only 5390.22 Hects. If the project
completes, irrigation potential will go upto 23000 Hects.|
Families - 7246
APL Families - 6089 Total Families -