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Important River Valley Projects In India


Important River Valley Projects In India
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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
8. Mayurkashi Project— On Mayurkashi in West Bengal
9. Kakrapara Project— On Tapi in Gujrat
10. Nizamsagar Project— On Manjra in Andhra Pradesh
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.
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.
23. Pong Dam— On Beas, Punjab
24. Tehri Dam — On Bhgirathi, Uttarakhand
25. Sardar Sarovar Project—- On Narmada, Gujarat/MP