Grand Coulee Dam || Washington, USA
Grand Coulee Dam in Washington, USA
Fifth Biggest & Largest Dam of India
Sardar Sarovar Dam - Gujarat
Sardar Sarovar Dam also known as “Narmada Dam” is the largest dam to be built, with a height of 163 meters, over the Sacred Narmada River in Gujarat.
Drought prone areas of Kutch and Saurashtra will get irrigate by this project. The gravity dam is the largest dam of Narmada Valley Project with power facilities up to 200 MW.
The dam is meant to benefit the 4 major states of India Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.
Height: 163 meters
Type: Gravity Dam
Reservoir Capacity: 7,701,775 acre·ft
River: Narmada River
Installed capacity: 1,450 MW
Indian government has approved the proposal to raise the dam’s height from 121.9 metres to 138.7 metres, making it the second highest dam in the world after Grand Coulee in the US.
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