Sunday, 2 June 2013

RIVER VALLEY PROJECTS : Bhakra dam, Thein Dam, Salal, Sharda Sahayak, Ramganga multipurpose, Banasagar, Damodar Valley multipurpose, Mayr kashi, Mayur Kashi, Poochampad, Jaykawadi, Upper Krishna, Tunghbhadra multipurpose, Ghat Prabha, Malprabha, Bhima Mettur, Kundah, Chambal, Kakrapara, Sardar Sarovar, Tawa, Mahi, Matatila

Bhakra Nangal Multipurpose Project.
 
Bhakra dam: One of highest gravity dam in the world.
Govind Sagar Lake (H.P) is a reservoir.
River: Sutlej(A tributary of Indus)
State:Joint venture of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan
Purpose: Irrigation, Hydro electricity.

Thein Dam Project:

River: Ravi ( A tributary of Indus)
State: Punjab
Purpose: Irrigation, hydroelectricity
Dulhasti project:
River: Chenab (A tributary of Indus)
State: Jammu and kashmir
Purpose: Part of the prgramme of cascade development for irrigation

Salal project:
River: Chenab
State: Jammu and Kashmir
Purpose: Irrigation
Beas project:
River: Beas (A tributary of Indus)
State: Joint venture of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan
Purpose: Hydro electricity

Sharda Sahayak Project:
River: Ghagra ( left bank tributary of Ganga)
State: Uttar Pradesh
Purpose: Irrigation

Ramganga multipurpose project
River: Chuisot stream near Kalabagh
State: Uttar Pradesh
Purpose: Irrigation, hydroelectricity

Banasagar project
River: Son
State: M.P., Bihar and U.p.,
Purpose: Irrigation
Rihand scheme Reservoir: Govind Ballabh Sagar (U.P)
River: Rihand
State: Uttar Pradesh
Purpose: Hydroelectricity for the development of south eastern industrial region of
U.P.

Damodar Valley multipurpose project
Four dams: Tilaiya and Maithon (on the Barakar River), konar (konar River) and
Panchet (Damodar River)
River: Damodar
State: West Bengal(also shared by Jharkhand)
Purpose: Flood control, Irrigation, Hydroelectricity.

Mayr kashi project
River: Mayrkashi
State: West Bengal (also shared by Jharkhand)
Purpose: Flood control, Irrigation, Hydroelectricity.

Mayur Kashi project
River: Mayrkashi
State: West Bengal
Purpose: Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Hirakud multipurpose project (world’s longest main stream dam)
River: Mahanadi
State: Orissa
Purpose: Irrigation , Hydroelectricity

Poochampad Project
River: Godavari
State: Andhra Pradesh
Purpose: Irrigation

Jaykawadi Project:
River: Godavari
State: Maharashtra
Purpose: Irrigation
Nagarjuna Sagar
River: Krishna
State: Andhra Pradesh
Purpose: Irrigation, Hydroelectricity

Upper Krishna Project
River: Krishna
State: Andhra Pradesh
Purpose: Irrigation

Tunghbhadra multipurpose project
River: Tungbhadra (A tributary of Krishna)
State: Joint venture of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
Purpose: Irrigation, Hydroelectricity.

Ghat Prabha project
River: Ghatprabha ( A tributary of Krishna)
State: Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
Purpose: Irrigation

Malprabha project:
River: Malprobha( A tributary of Krishna)
State: Karnataka
Purpose: Irrigation

Bhima project:
River: Bhima
State: Maharashtra
Purpose: Irrigation

Mettur projects
River: Kavery
State: Tamil Nadu
Purpose: Hydroelectricity
Shivasamudram Scheme on Cauvery Falls
River: kavery
State: Karnataka
Purpose: Hydroelectricity

Kundah project:
River:Kundah
State: Tamil Nadu
Purpose: Hydroelectricity
Sharavati project (near Jog falls)
River: Sharavati
State: Karnataka
Purpose: Hydroelectricity

Chambal project:
(Gandhi Sagar Dam M.P), Rana Pratap Sagar and Jawahar
Sagar Dam or Kota Dam
River: Chambal (a tributary of Yamuna)
State: Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh
Purpose: Irrigation, Hydroelectricity

Kakrapara Project
River: Tapi
State: Gujarat
Purpose: Irrigation
Ukai project
River: Tapi
State: Gujarat
Purpose:Irrigation

Sardar Sarovar Project
River: Narmada
State: Gujarat, M.P., Rajasthan Maharashtra
Purpose: Irrigation, Hydroelectricity

Tawa project:
River: Tawa ( A tributary of Narmada)
State: Madhya Pradesh
Purpose: Irrigation

Mahi project (Jamnalal Bajaj Sagar)
River: Mahi
State: Gujarat
Purpose: Irrigation

Matatila project:
River: Betwa
State: Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh,
Purpose: Irrigation, Hydroelectricity.

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