Almatti Dam It is a hydroelectric project constructed on the river Krishna. Vishakhapattnam: It is the deepest land-locked and projected port of the East Coast. It behoves us to have the retrospection of our irrigation policy and formulate new constructive policies. They do produce lots of benefits, the most important of which is energy. The basic aim of the Farakka barrage is to preserve and maintain Calcutta port and to improve the navigability of the Hooghly river. It may damage or destroy estuary based fisheries.
New Mangalore: A tidal port situated in Karnataka. The reservoirs, therefore, are incapable of absorbing heavy floods. The estimated cost of the project including the Transmission Lines is Rs. By: Vipin Khokad Multipurpose river valley projects in India were started with the basic aim of meeting the critical requirements of irrigation for agriculture, electricity for industries and flood control. The lake behind the dam is also silting up at a rate 2x what was thought to be so the useful life of the reserviour will be less then 100 years.
Most countries building these massive projects seem to think so. It is built on Rihand which is the tributary of Son River. Specially, the object of Farakka is to use about 40,000 cusecs of water out of the water stored in the dam to flush the Calcutta port which is getting silted up. Millions of tribal families have been displaced so far. The projects aim to integrate agricultural development with the local economy through rapid industrialization and growth. Periyar Valley Scheme Kerala The scheme envisages the construction of a masonry barrage 210.
Disadvantages of multi-purpose river valley projects a. There may be a primary objective but other consequences may be taken into account. . Ukai Project It is a power project of Gujarat equipped with power generating sets manufactured by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited was inaugurated on October 12, 1977. Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are the participating Indian States. Farakka Barrage The basic aim of the Farakka Barrage is to preserve and maintain Calcutta port and to improve the navigability of the Hooghly river.
Cochin: The best natural harbour in Kerala. Sugar Industry: Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Meerut, Lucknow, Shahjahanpur, Basti, Dalminagar, Chapra, Champaran, Jagadhri, Panipat, Phagwara and Hamira. Landless people predominantly tribal people and Dalits have traditionally cultivated rice, fruit and vegetables on the rich, shallow silt banks the river leaves when it recedes in the dry months. Multipurpose river valley project are basically designed for the development of irrigation for agriculture and electricity through the construction of dams. It is built on Narmada River.
This would then alter the ecological balance of th … e area. The major factor here is heavy siltation of major dams; the rate of siltation is much higher than originally estimated. The work on Pawana component of the project is complete. Tehri Dam Uttarakhand Being constructed on Bhagirathi in Uttarakhand with the assistance of the Soviet Union now Russia is now in hot waters. This will create irrigation potential of 1. It is even more expensive than the thermal power and the nuclear power. Besides irrigation, the water is used for the development of hydroelectricity: Very often these river projects encourage fish culture.
Nagarjunasagar Project This Project is a venture of Andhra Pradesh for utilizing water of the Krishna River. It consists of a barrage across the Ganga at Farakka, another barrage at Jangipur across the Bhagirthi, a 39-km long feeder canal taking off from the right bank of the Ganga at Farakka and tailing into the Bhagirathi below the Jangipur barrage, and a road-cum-rail bridge have already been completed. It consists of two units: i Beas-Sutlej Link and ii Beas Dam at Pong. Besides, the minor irrigation is more economical and efficient. Since independence in 1947, the emphasis is on comprehensive river valley projects which serve a number of purposes simultaneously and hence are known as multipurpose projects.
Koyna Project Maharashtra It is on the river Koyna and has been built by the Government of Maharashtra. The barrage near Hanuman Nagar in Nepal was inaugurated in 1965. Moreover, it is regarded as a cheaper source of energy as compared to thermal and nuclear power. Nepal would also derive irrigation and power benefits from this project. These projects also generally displace hundreds of not millions of people from very fertile land thus reducing the productivity of these people. Tungbhadra Project Andhra Pradesh It is a joint undertaking by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. It harnesses the water of the Bhaba Khud, a tributary of the Satluj.
The project links the Beas and the Sutlej rivers in Punjab through 38. It will provide irrigation facility to N-W Region of Rajasthan a part of Thar desert. Ø Gandak in which Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are the participating states; Nepal, under an agreement signed with India in 1959, also derives irrigation and power benefits from it. Rajasthan Canal Project It is a bold venture of bringing irrigation to a desert area. Silk Industry: West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Kashmir and Karnataka. There are a lot of considerations which must be reviewed before such a project is undertaken and if it is not done properly, the value of the project is greatly reduced. It is built on the Ravi River near Thein village in Punjab.