On completion, the project will irrigate 6.25 Lakh hectares of lands in the districts of Gulbarga, Raichur, Bagalkot & Bijapur.
"KPCL" a Karnataka Government Company has installed a Hydro Power Generation plant 297 MW capacity to generate about 672 million units annually.
About 530 Kms length of new village and link roads will be constructed, while improvements to about 70 Kms of existing roads will be done.
Increased production of food-grains and cash crops in the command area of the UKP is expected to add an annual income of about Rs.6000 Crores to the Country’s economy. It will usher in alround prosperity and growth to the otherwise draught-prone and poverty sticken districts of the north eastern part of Karnataka.
The project envisages to provide drinking water to 18 urban and hundreds of rural centres.