Shahapur-D9 Project The Project is canal based Mini Hydel scheme on the distributary-9 of Shahapur Branch canal (SBC). The length of the canal is 36 km. The project site is in the District of Gulbarga near the village Banathal Shahapur –D9 envisages the utilization of seven drops accounting for 11 m head and a chute structure of 10 m, totalling to 21 m gross head and the flow in the distributary’s to generate 1 MW with single installed unit of capacity 1000 kW. Mandagere Project: The Project is located at the downstream of Mandagere anicut near Mandagere Village, Mandya district of Karnataka state. The scheme utilizes the flows which are spilling over the anicut from the regulated releases from Gorur dam in Hemavathi river and a gross head of 8 m available in the river due to the presence of Mandagere anicut and rapids on downstream for power generation with two units of each 1750 kW.