Important River Valley Projects

Project Name River Name
Bhakra Nangal Project On Sutlaj in Punjab. Highest in India. Ht 226 m. Reservoir is called Gobind Sagar Lake.
Mandi Project On Beas in HP
Chambal Valley
On Chambal in MP & Rajasthan. 3 dams are there: Gandhi Sagar Dam, Rana Pratap Sagar Dam and Jawahar Sagar Dam.
Damodar Valley
On Damodar in Bihar. Based on Tennessee Valley Project, USA.
Hirakud Project On Mahanadi in Orissa. World’s longest dam: 4801m
Rihand Project On Son in Mirzapur, Reservoir is called Govind Vallabh Pant reservoir.
Kosi Project On Kosi in N.Bihar.
Mayurkashi Project On Mayrukashi in WB.
Kakrapara Project On Tapi in Gujarat.
Nizamsagar Project On Manjra in AP.
Nagarjuna Sagar
On Krishna in AP
Tungabhadra Project On Tungabhadra in AP & Karnataka
On Cauvery in Karnataka. It is the oldest river valley project of India.
Tata Hydel Scheme On Bhima in Maharashtra
Sharavathi Hydel
On Jog Falls in Karnataka
Kundah & Periyar
Farakka Project On Ganga in WB. Apart from power and irrigation it helps to remove silt for easy navigation.
Ukai Project On Tapti in Gujarat
Mahi Project On Mahi in Gujarat
Salal Project On Chenab in J & K
Mata Tila
Multipurpose Project
On Betwa in UP & MP
Thein Project On Ravi, Punjab
Pong Dam On Beas, Punjab
Tehri Project On Bhgirathi, Uttaranchal
Sardar Sarovar Project On Narmada, Gujarat/MP.

Leave a Reply