The foundation stone of the project was laid out by pandit jawaharlal nehru on april 5 1961. River maan is one of the tributaries of narmada river.
Sardar sarovar dam is built on the narmada river in gujarat.
Dam built on narmada river. The maan dam is one of the biggest project in the narmada valley development project built on the river maan in dhar district in madhya pradesh. The sardar sarovar dam is a concrete gravity dam on the narmada river in kevadiya near navagam gujarat in india four indian states gujarat madhya pradesh maharashtra and rajasthan receive water and electricity supplied from the dam. Narmada river valley is the largest west flowing river and also known as the life line of madhya pradesh.
There are 30 major dams 135 medium dams and around 3000 minor dam projects are proposed along with long canals on the narmada basin by nvda. New independent review documents failure of narmada dam 11 06 2008 international rivers click to view medha patkar and baba amte narmada bachao andolan 1991 india the right livelihood award click to view large dams on the narmada river friends of narmada river click to view. Large dams and canal of the narmada river valley project.
It is the world s second biggest concrete gravity dam after america s grand coulee. The foundation stone of the project was laid out by prime minister jawaharlal nehru on 5 april 1961. Jobat dam is located in alirajpur distric of madhya pradesh across the river hathni a tributary of the narmada river.
A short history of the sardar sarovar dam on river narmada. Let us read some interesting and unknown facts. A short history of the sardar sarovar dam on river narmada the sardar sarovar project was a vision of the first deputy prime minister of india sardar vallabhbhai patel.