The HNSS Project is contemplated to utilise 40 TMC of waters of River Krishna near
Malaya Village in Kurnool District from the foreshore of Srisailam Reservoir by lift and gravity. The project will provide irrigation
to 2.44 lakh Ha (6.025 Lakh acre) during Kharif ID and drinking water to about 33 lakh people in drought prone
districts of Rayalaseema viz., Kurnool, Anantapur, Kadapa and Chittoor.