Pen Culture spot near chikkabaganal village

The Board has set up a fish farm for producing quality seeds for raising bio mass in available water bodies located in the states of  Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. A part of the seeds so produced are stocked in the reservoir to enhance the fishery  wealth of the reservoir. In addition, to facilitate preservation of fish catch, Board is running an Ice-cum-Cold Storage Plant  for the  convenience of the fishermen of the area. The Board has also established a Fish Net Making  Plant to manufacture and supply quality fishnets to the fishermen.

Releasing of Fish Seeds to T B Reservoir

The Board has set up a fish farm for producing quality seeds for raising bio mass in available water bodies located in the states of  Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. A part of the seeds so produced are stocked in the reservoir to enhance the fishery  wealth of the reservoir. In addition, to facilitate preservation of fish catch, Board is running an Ice-cum-Cold Storage Plant  for the  convenience of the fishermen of the area. The Board has also established a Fish Net Making  Plant to manufacture and supply quality fishnets to the fishermen.

HYDRO-ELECTRIC WING

Although primarily intended as an Irrigation Project, the impounded water in Tungabhadra Reservoir is also utilized to generate power before being let out into the canals for irrigation purpose. The power generated on the left side is entirely used by Karnataka while that generated through two power houses on the right side is shared by states Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in the ratio of 20:80. One Power House is at the foot of the dam and another at Hampi, 21Km from the dam. The Scheme of generating electricity at these two powerhouses is called “Tungabhadra Hydro Electric Scheme”(TBHES). Work on Dam Power House was taken up in 1951 while that on Hampi power house in 1956. These power houses were commissioned in 1957 and 1958 respectively.

Health Wing

Health Wing of the Board looks after the general sanitation of the Board colonies and other adjacent public areas in the TB Dam colonies and Hampi Colonies. It also undertakes various health programmes catering to the needs of the Board employees and also public.