This barrage across the River Godavari is a significant part of the effort to convert Telangana into a Hub of Seeds. The 1.6 km barrage with a storage capacity of 16.17 TMC of water will irrigate thousands of hectares of land and provide water to millions including the citizens of Hyderabad. The barrage is equipped with 85 Hydro Mechanical Radial Gates fixed between the gigantic concrete piers that are 110 m in length, 4 m / 6 m in width and 25 m height. The construction involved concrete used that was equivalent to build 7 Burj Khalifas, steel used equivalent to building 15 Eiffel Towers and earth excavated for 6 pyramids of Giza! Further, the team set a world record by pouring 25,584 cum concrete in 72 hours!