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April 23, 2015

Andhra Pradesh important projects, Power and Irrigation, Flood Control, Thermal Power, Irrigation, Purpose of the the Projects and Beneficiary States

ANDHRA PRADESH PROJECTS

S.No
NAME OF THE PROJECT
RIVER
PURPOSE
BENEFICIARY STATES
1 Bhakra Nangal Project

The Project consists of :
  • Bhakra Dam (second highest in the world) 518 meters long, 226 meters height
  • Nangal Dam
  • Nangal hydel channels
  • 4 power houses (Biggest in Asia)
Satluj (Hoshiarpur district in Punjab) Power and Irrigation Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan.
2 Damodar Valley Corporation Project (DVC)

The Project consists of :
  • Tilaiya Dam
  • Konar Dam
  • Maithon Dam
  • Panchet Hill Dam
  • Power houses at Bokaro, Durgapur and Chandrapura
Damodar Power, Irrigation, Flood Control. Bihar and West Bengal shared by M.P.
3 Hirakud Dam Project

The main dam is 4800 meters long, 28.9 meters height (World's largest mainstream dam).
Mahanadi Power and Irrigation Orissa
4 Tungabhadra Project Tungabhadra (Tributary of river Krishna) Power and Irrigation Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
5 Mayurakshi Project Mayura Kshi Power and Irrigation West Bengal
6 Nagarjunasagar Project Krishna Power and Irrigation Andhra Pradesh
7 Gandak River Project Gandak (Tributary of Ganga) Power and Irrigation Bihar, U.P., Nepal (Joint venture of India and Nepal)
8 Kosi Project Kosi Flood Control, Power and irrigation Bihar
9 Farakka Project Ganga, Bhagirathi Power, Irrigation avoid accumulation of silt to improve navigation West Bengal
10 Beas Project Units
  • Beas-Satluj link
  • Beas Dam at Pong
  • Beas transmission system
Beas Irrigation and power Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh
11 Rajasthan Canal Project Satluj in Punjab, Beas and Ravi Irrigation Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana
12 Chambal Project Units
  • Gandhisagar Dam
  • Rana Pratap Sagar Dam
  • Jawahar Sagar Dam
Chambal Power and Irrigation Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan
13 Kakrapara Project Tapti Irrigation Gujarat
14 Nagpur Power Station Koradi Thermal Power Maharashtra
15 Ukai Project Tapti Power and Irrigation Gujarat
16 Tawa Project Tawa (Narmada) Irrigation Madhya Pradesh
17 Pochampad Project Godavari Irrigation Andhra Pradesh
18 Malaprabha Project Malaprabha Irrigation Karnataka
19 Durgapur Project Damodar Irrigation, navigation between Kolkata and Raniganj West Bengal and Bihar
20 Mahi Mahi Irrigation Gujarat
21 Mahanadi Delta Project Mahanadi Irrigation Odisa
22 Idukki Project Periyar Hydro Electricity Kerala
23 Koyna Project Koyan Hydro Electricity Maharastra
24 Upper Krishna Project Krishna Irrigation Karnataka
25 Ramaganga Multipurpose Project Chuisot stream near Kala Power and Irrigation Uttar Pradesh
26 Matatilla Multipurpose Project Betwa Power and Irrigation Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
27 Tehri Dam Project Bhilangana, Bhagirath Hydro Electricity Uttar Pradesh
28 Narmada Sagar Valley Project Narmada - Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra
29 Obra Power Station Obra Thermal Power Uttar Pradesh
30 Rihand Scheme Rihand Hydro Electricity Uttar Pradesh
31 Kundah Project Kundah Hydro Electricity and irrigation Tamil Nadu

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