• MEIL completes the first tunnel works in a record time
  • The length of the first tunnel is 18.8 km and the length of the second tunnel is 18.787 km
  • Executed the works with the longest underground tunnel conveyor system in Asia
  • 35 km long single belt machine used for the debris removal
  • MEIL deployed TBM machine for the first time in Andhra Pradesh
  • Once the project is completed, 4.59 lakh acres will be newly irrigated in Prakasam, Nellore and Kadapa districts
  • Veligonda to meet drinking water needs of 4 lakh people

Veligonda is one of the largest gravity tunnels in the country