Important River Valley Projects of India

Important River Valley Projects of India

1. Bhakra Nangal Project —On Sutlej in Punjab. Highest in India. Ht. 226m. Reservoir is called Gobind Sagar Lake.

2. Mandi Project— On Beas in HP

3. Chambal Valley Project—- On Chambal in MP & Rajasthan, 3 dams are there:- Gandhi Sagar Dam, Rana Pratap Sagar Dam and Jawahar Sagar Dam

4. Damodar Valley Project— On Damodar in Bihar (Now Jharkhand) & West Bengal, Based on Tennessee Valley Project USA

5. Hirakud Project— On Mahanadi in Orrisa, World’s Longest Dam: 4801m

6. Rihand Project— On Son in Mirzapur, Reservoir is called Gobind Vallabh Pant reservoir.

7. Kosi Project— On Kosi in N.Bihar (data by facebook/cnaonweb

8. Mayurkashi Project— On Mayurkashi in West Bengal

9. Kakrapara Project— On Tapi in Gujrat

10. Nizamsagar Project— On Manjra in Andhra Pradesh (data by facebook/cnaonweb

11. Nagarjuna Sagar Project— On Krishna in Andhra Pradesh

12. Tugabhadra Project— On Tugabhadra in Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka

13. Shivasamudram Project— On Cauvery in Karnataka. It is the older river valley project in India.

14. Tata Hydel Scheme—- On Bhima in Maharashtra

15. Sharavathi Hydel Project— On Jog Falls in Karnataka

16. Kundah & Periyar Project—- In Tamil Nadu

17. Farakka Project — On Ganga in WB. Apart from power and irrigation it helps to remove silt for easy navigation. (data by facebook/ cnaonweb

18. Ukai Project—- On Tapti in Gujarat

19. Mahi Project—- On Mahi in Gujarat

20. Salal Project—– On Chenab in J&K

21. Mata Tila Multipurpose Project— On Betwa in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh

22. Thein Project—- On Ravi, Punjab. (data by facebook/cnaonweb

23. Pong Dam— On Beas, Punjab

24. Tehri Dam — On Bhgirathi, Uttarakhand

25. Sardar Sarovar Project—- On Narmada, Gujarat/MP

COURTESY Ms Gazal Shailya Srivastava

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