​​​Organisation​​ Chart

1.  The Organisation structure of the Water Resources Department is indicated below.

​Principal Secretary​

Water Resources Department,
Vikas Soudha, Bangalore - 560001
Phone : 22257064, 22092934 FAX: 22260765


Water Resources Department,
Vikas Soudha, Bangalore - 560001
Phone : 22257064, 22092934 FAX:22260765

Managing Director

Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited.
Coffee Board Building, IV Floor
Ambedkar Bedi, Bangalore-560001
Ph.No. 223552997, 22352998(Telefax) 

Managing Director​​

Krishna Bhagya Jal Nigam Limited.
PWD office, Annexe, Left wing
Ph.No. 22244484, 22277488, 22277393 (Direct), 22245328, (Fax) 22219470
Email:kbjnl@vsnl.blr .in.com.

Managing Director

Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limited.
Coffee Board Building
Ph.No. 22283074 – 78,
Fax No. 22286015

2.The Water Resources Department has been entrusted with the following works.

(a).Collection of Hydrological Data, compilation, processing and hydrological designs.  
(b).Planning and Investigation of Major and medium Irrigation projects.                                               
(c).Construction and maintenance of On-going and Existing Major and Medium Irrigation    Projects 
(d).Resolving Inter State Water Dispute problems.
(e).Command Area Development activities.
(f).Research, Development and training works.
(g).Maintenance and monitoring of machineries in Water Resources Department.
(h).Monitoring & Evaluation of the Irrigation Projects.
(i).Administrative matters of the entire Water Resources Department.

3.The following Zones, Authorities, Research Station and Institutions are assisting the Water Resources Department in achieving the above entrusted work

(a)The Chief Engineer, Water Resources Development Organisation , Bangalore
(b)The Chief Engineer, Upper Tunga Project, Shimoga.​​
(c)The Administrator,Tungabhadra Command Area Development Authority, Munirabad.    
(d)The Administrator,Malaprabha and Ghataprabha Project Command Area Development   Authority, Belgaum. 
(e)The Administrator, Cauvery Basin Projects Command Area Development Authority, Mysore.   
(f)The Administrator, Upper Krishna Project Command Area Development Authority, Bheemarayanagudi.   
(g)The Administrator,Bhadra Reservoir Project, Command Area Development Authority, Shimoga.   
(h)The Administrator, Command Area Development Authority, Gulbarga     
(i)The Chief Engineer, Irrigation (South) Mysore.    
(j)The Chief Engineer, Hemavathy Project Zone, Gorur, Hassan.
(k)The Chief Engineer, Hemavathy Canal Zone, Tumkur.    
(l)The Chief Engineer, Irrigation Central Zone, Munirabad.
(m)The Chief Engineer, Irrigation Project Zone, Gulbarga.|
(n)The Chief Engineer, Irrigation (N) , Belgaum
(o)The Chief Engineer, Upper Krishna Dam Zone, Almatti.
(p)The Chief Engineer, Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Limited, Canal Zone No.1, Bheemarayangudi.
(q)The Chief Engineer, Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Limited, Canal Zone No.2, Kembhavi.
(r)The Chief Engineer, Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Limited, Operation and Maintenance Zone, Narayanapur.
(s)The Chief Engineer, Inter State Waters ( W.R.D.O ) Bangalore
(t)The Chief Engineer, Hydrology and Central Mechanical Organisation, Bangalore.
(u)The Director, Karnataka Engineering Research Station, K.R.S.Mandya.
(v)The Director, Water and Land Management Institute, Dharwad.
(w)The Chief Engineer,Malaphrabha Project Zone,Dharwad.
(x)The Chief Engineer,Upper BhadhraProject,Chitradurga. 
(x)The Chief Engineer,Bagalkot Town Development authority,Bagalkot.

​4.Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited is constituted as per the Hon'ble Chief Minister announcement made in the budget speech vide G.O.No. WRD/32/KBN/2003 dated 12-5-03. Cauvery Neeravari Nigam came to existence on 4-6-2003 vide Regd No.32044. The Nigam is proposed to raise Rs.1500 crores in the period of 3 years for completion of all ongoing works and Modernisation of completed projects in Cauvery basin. 

5. The Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limited was incorporated in 1998 under the company’s act, as a wholly owned company of the Government of Karnataka to expedite the completion of the On-going Irrigation Projects in Krishna Valley. This is the second company in the state, the first being Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Limited which was incorporated in 1994 to complete the Upper Krishna Project. The state government has transferred 10 projects to the KNNL for implementation, out of 28 major & Medium Irrigation Projects in Krishna Basin. The Managing Director, Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limitedis in-charge of this corporate body.

6. The state has constituted “Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Limited” under the company’s Act of 1956 with a view to expedite the works ofUpper Krishna Project by mobilising additional resources required for project through private and public issue of Bonds/Debentures. The Managing Director, Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Limited is in-charge of this corporate body.