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Multipurpose Projects & Hydro-Electric Projects in India

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      Project River State  
  56.   Damodar Valley Project Damodar West Bengal & Jharkhand. It includes Maithon  
              & Tilaiya Dam on Barakar river in Bihar, Konar  
              Dam (Konar river) & Panchet Dam (Damodar).  
  57.   Rihand Dam   Rihand Uttar Pradesh  
  58.   Nagarjunasagar Project Krishna Andhra Pradesh. Consists of two canals – Lal  
              Bahadur Canal (Left) & Jawahar canal (Right).  
  59.   Tungabhadra Project Tungabhadra JV of Andhra Pr & Karnataka.  
  60.   Gandak Project Gandak JV between UP, Bihar & Nepal  
  61.   Kosi Project   Kosi JV of Bihar & Nepal  
  62.   Beas Project   Beas Includes Pong Dam  
  63.   Mayurkashi Project Mayurkashi Mayurkashi is a tributary of Hugli.  
  64.   Indira Gandhi Canal   It consists of Rajastan Feeder Canal (taking off  
              from Harike Barrage, 204 km long, fully lined  
              masonry canal) & Rajasthan main canal (445  
  65.   Narmada Valley Project   Involves  Sardar  Sarovar  dam  in  Gujarat  &  
              Narmada sagar (or Indira Sagar) dam in M.P.  
  66.   Pochampad Project Godavari Andhra Pradesh.  
  67.   Tehri Dam   Bhagirathi Uttaranchal.  Implemented  with  Soviet  Aid.  
              Highest rock fall dam in the country.  
  68.   Parambikulam Project   JV between Tamil Nadu & Kerala.  
            Hydro-Electric Projects  
  69.   Mata Tella Dam Betwa Near Jhansi in U.P.  
  70.   Kangsbati Project   West Bengal  
  71.   Rajasthan Canal Project Sutlej, Beas JV of Punjab & Rajastan. Ravi water is also  
  72.   Kadana Project Mahi Gujarat  
  73.   Tata Hydroelectric Scheme Indravati Maharashtra. Called Bhivpuri dam.  
  74.   Koyna Hydroelectic Dam Koyna Maharashtra  
  75.   Sivasamudram Cauvery Falls Karnataka  








76. Pykara Hydro Elec Project Pykara Tamil Nadu (along Nilgiris)
77. Mettur Project Cauvery Tamil Nadu
78. Papansam Scheme Tambraparni Tamil Nadu
79. Sabargiri Hydel Project Pampa Kerala
80. Idukki Project Periyar Kerala
81. Sholayar Project Sholayar Kerala. JV between Kerala & Tamil Nadu
82. Machkund Power Project Machkund Orissa. JV between A.P & Orissa
83. Srisailam Power Project Krishna Andhra Pradesh
84. Balimela Hydro Project Sileru river JV between A.P & Orissa
85. Umiam Project Umiam Meghalaya
86. Salal Hydro Project Chenab J & K
87. Thein Dam Project Ravi Punjab
88. Banasagar Project Son JV between MP, UP & Bihar
89. Jayakwadi Project Godavari Maharashtra
90. Kakrapara Project Tapi Gujarat
91. Mahi Project Mahi Gujarat
92. Malprabha Project Malprabha Karnataka
93. Pallivasal project Mudirapujha Kerala
94. Poochampad Godavari Andhra Pradesh
95. Rajghat Dam Project Betwa  
96. Sarda Sahayak Ghagara Uttar Pradesh
97. Hansdev Bango Project Hansdev M.P.
98. Tawa Project Tawa M.P. Tawa is tributary of Narmada
99. Ukai Project Tapi Gujarat
100. Purna Project Purna Maharashtra
101. Rana Pratap Sagar Chambal Rajasthan (Rawatbhata)
102. Jawahar Sagar Dam Chambal Rajasthan (Kota)
103. Gandhi Sagar Dam Chambal Churasigarh Fort at MP-Rajasthan border
104. Chibro Tons Uttar Pradesh
43. Dool Hasti Chenab J & K.
105. Nathpa Jhakri Satluj Himachal Pr. Biggest hydel power project in
106. Panchet Dam Damodar West Bengal







Thermal Power Projects in India


1. Kothagundam Project Singareni Coalfields Andhra Pradesh
2. Dhuraran Project Kheda district Gujarat
3. Satpura Power Station   M.P.
4. Korba Project   Chhattisgarh
5. Talcher Power Station Talcher Orissa
6. Obra Power Station Obra U.P.
7. Bhusawal Power Station   Maharashtra
8. Hardauganj Power Station   U.P.








    9.   Bandel Power Station       West Bengal  
    10.   Chandrapura Power Station     Bihar  
    11.   Kolaghat Power Station       West Bengal  
    12.   Bakreshwar (Birbhum) Station     West Bengal  
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