The Aliyar Dam was constructed between 1959-1969. At present, the discharges are being let down through three sets of slucies or canals, namely the Pollachi Canal, Vettaikaranpudur Canal and the river slucies. The project was sanctioned in September 2002 to generate Hydro Electric Power. Under this Aliyar Reservoir scheme, the irrigation discharges were let down through river slucies of the Aliyar Dam and are proposed to be utilized for power generation in a power house, which is planned to be located at the toe of the dam. Being a micro hydel scheme, Aliyar Reservoir project is supported financially by the Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources of Government of India.
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