Telugu Ganga Project is designed to meet the 15 TMC of drinking water supply to Chennai and also to meet the Irrigation needs of Kadapa, Nellore and Chitoor district over 5.74 Lakh ha. For this purpose 500 Km of main canal and reservoirs have been constructed at Velugodu of Kurnool district, Bramhamgari Matham of Kadapa district, Somasila and Kandaleru reservoirs in Kadapa and Nellore districts. As the canals are passing through Reserve Forest, an area of 10371 ha of Forest area has been diverted to Telugu Ganga Project vide G.O.Ms.No.324 E F S & T (For-I) Dept., Dt: 01-12-1988. For taking up Compensatory Afforestation Irrigation Department has handed over 10371 Ha of non- Forest lands to Forest Department. As the Compensatory Afforestation work is gigantic in nature a special Telugu Ganga Plantation circle was formed with head quarters at Nellore and separate Telugu Ganga Plantation divisions have also been formed at Tirupati, Nellore, Cuddapah.
CAP (TGP) Division, Nellore was formed during 1989-1990 with an object of implementation of compensatory Afforestation Scheme under Telugu Ganga Project for which TGP authorities have handed over non- forest lands.
This Division has raised Plantations, Nurseries, and MGNREGS works. Total Sanction strength is 18 Nos i.e, 11 Executive and 7 Ministerial staff. At present 03 Nos FSOs ,02 FROs and 02 Ministerial staff are working –Vacancy position is as fallows
|Name of the Cadre
|No of Vacancy
|Dy.Conservator of Forests (F.A.C)