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. 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.
Dams on narmada river map. The origin of the river is a tiny reservoir named as narmada kund which is situated on the amarkantak hill in anuppur district of east madhya pradesh at an elevation of 1 057 m 3 467 8 ft. The river descends from sonmud then falls over a cliff as kapildhara waterfall and meanders in the hills flowing through a tortuous course crossing the rocks and islands up to the ruined palace of ramnagar. With the waters of the narmada flooding their villages people in madhya pradesh have resorted to rallies against the state government.
The foundation stone of the project was laid out by prime minister jawaharlal nehru on 5 april 1961. 1 2 relief map and index map of rb with country state province boundary marked to be attached. This page shows the location of narmada river on a detailed satellite map.
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The flooding has affected public life and farming. 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. Get free map for your website.
7 23cubic km source hydrological databook 2006. From street and road map to high resolution satellite imagery of narmada river. The dams and rampant mining of sand from the foreshore and riverbed of the narmada have caused significant damage to the riverine ecology affecting livelihoods of people living in the river valley.
In 1974 construction of the bargi dam started on the narmada river some 650 km upstream of chikhalda. Refer annexure 1 1 3 geographical location of the place of origin. The source of the narmada is a small reservoir known as the narmada kund located at amarkantak on the amarkantak plateau in the anuppur district shahdol zone of eastern madhya pradesh.
Choose from several map styles. The dam was commissioned after many delays in 1990 and spelt trouble for communities. Narmada river valley is the largest west flowing river and also known as the life line of madhya pradesh.
Over 50 villages in the narmada valley have been completely submerged with the river touching the 137 metre mark.