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MAJOR RIVER VALLY PROJECTS IN INDIA



1. BHAKHRA-NANGAL PROJECT: On river Sutlej 518m long, 226m high, highest dam in India ( Location: Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India ).
Purposes: Irrigation, hydroelectricity generation, soil conservation
Name of Power Houses: Bhakhra, ganguwal, nangal, kotla

2. DAMODAR VALLEY PROJECT: On river Damodar, located in West Bengal and jharkhand.
Purposes: Irrigation, generation of hydro and thermal power, navigation, flood control
Name of Power Houses: Maithon, tilaia, panchet hill, bokaro, durgapur, chandrapura

3. HIRAKUD PROJECT: On Mahanadi river in odisha; 4800m long.
Purposes: Irrigation, production of hydel power, navigation for over 480km
Name of Power Houses: Hirakud, chiplima

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4. TUNGABHADRA PROJECT: On the river Tungabhadra, it is 2441m long and 49.3m high; in Andrapradesh and Karnataka.
Purposes: Irrigation, generation of hydroelectricity
Name of Power Houses: At Hampi

5. RIHAND PROJECT: On river Rihand , Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh
Purposes: Hydroelectricity production
Name of Power Houses: Pimpri

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