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River Valley Projects of North - East India (Brahmaputra)

28-NOV-2015 09:57

    The North East India is a land of paradise and blessed with the abundant natural resources and deep river valley that best suited for the construction of mega dams. Hence, the region often named as ‘future power house of India’. The basic motive behind the construction of multipurpose river valley projects in India is to meet the critical requirements of irrigation for agriculture, electricity for industries and flood control. The importance of the dams at that time can be inferred from the fact that dams were regarded as “the temples of modern India” by J.L Nehru.

    Projects Related to the North-East India (Brahmaputra)

    River Valley Project

    States

    • Ranganadi Hydel Power Project
    • Papumpap Hydel Power Project
    • Dhinkrong Hydel Power Project
    • Paki Hydel Power Project
    • Upper Lohit Hydel Power Project
    • Kameng Hydel Power Project
    • Damway Hydel Power Project

    Arunachal Pradesh

    • Kopli Hydel Power Project

    Assam

    • Doyang Hydel Power Project

    Nagaland

    • Loktak Hydel Power Project
    • Tipaimukh Hydel Power Project

    Manipur

    Note: It has been executed on the confluence of the rivers Barak and Tuibai in the district of Churachandpur in
    Manipur. It is a disputed
    project because it is being
    opposed by Bangladesh.

    • Dhaleshwari Hydel Power Project
    • "Tuirial Hydel Power Project
    • Tuibai Hydel Power Project

     

    Mizoram

    • Rangit Hydel Power Project

    Sikkim

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