Spreading its power over a greater part of Karnataka, BPCL initiated the Madhavamantri project across the River Cauvery in February 1999. This project has 3 MW capacity at the toe of the Madhavamantri Anicut situated across River Cauvery in T.Narasipur Taluk. The project site is situated near Hemmige village, 150 kms from Bangalore. This project was commissioned in July 2001.

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Madhavamantri Anicut at Hemmige Village

District Mysore
Development type River based power plan
Installed capacity 3 x 1 MW
River Stream Cauvery
Water conductor system


Turbines 3 Nos Horizontal S-type Full Kaplan.
Rated Discharge 26 cumecs
Rated Head 4.7 m
Generators 3 Nos Synchronous type
Power house 26 m (L) x 21m(B) x 21 m (H)
Commissioned July 2001


Hemmige Village - T.Narasipura Taluk PIN 571 124
MYSORE District
Plant i/c : Mr. Mommen Anand
Mobile No : 9900247489
Phone No : 08227 211780 / 211192
Control Room : 9008200511
Email id : madhavamantri@bhorukapower.com