This project is proposed to augment Rugam tank to 90MCM by combining with Kithulwewa tank and reconstruct all the channel systems under present Rugam scheme, present Kithulwewa scheme and additional irrigable extent that can be taken under left bank of Mundeni Aru.
It is proposed to increase the irrigable extend of Rugam tank and Kithulwewa tank up to 200% additional 1500 acs. of lands could be taken to irrigated agriculture from rainfed at present meanwhile 2000Acs of new lands could be cultivated by lift irrigation under this project.
TEC of the project is Rs. 4500 million. Feasibility studies including Geological investigation in progress.