Basin indicators map of narmada river basinlandcover classes map of narmada river basinpercentage of land cover and use variables in narmada river basinbiodiversity information and indicators of narmada river basinalso view the maps of other major river basins of india. 1 2 relief map and index map of rb with country state province boundary marked to be attached.
It is the fifth largest river in the country and the largest one in gujarat.
Narmada river basin map. Narmada basin covers 98 796 km 2 38 145 3 miles 2 runs through 3 states. It rises from narmada kund located at amarkantak in the anuppur district of madhya pradesh at an elevation of about 1057 m in the maikala range. Narmada river is the largest west flowing river of the peninsula india.
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. The river runs to the west for a span of 1 312 km 815 2 miles prior. 2 one of the 5 holy rivers of india.
It traverses madhya pradesh maharashtra and gujarat and meets the gulf of cambay. The utilisation of narmada river basin today is hardly about 10. The overall length of the river is 1 289 km 801 miles.
Thus water of the narmada continue to flow to the sea unused. The narmada or nerbudda is a river situated in central india. 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.
Refer annexure 1 1 3 geographical location of the place of origin. The narmada is one of the most famous rivers of india it creates the conventional border between south india and north india. The utilizable surface water in the basin accounts to 34 50 bcm.
Narmada basin map for international state boundaries and coastline authoritative survey of india maps may be referred to click here to view enlarged image top. It creates the conventional frontier between south india and north india. The narmada river basin.
The narmada the largest west flowing river of the peninsula rises near amarkantak range of mountains in madhya pradesh. Rainfall data and 75 dependable rainfall of rg stations under narmada river basin. Amarkantak called gateway to nirvana population 16 245 666 2001 census over 60 adivasi indigenous mostly rural varied climate from arid to humid and tropical.