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Sardar Sarovar Dam

Sardar Sarovar Dam:

Sardar Sarovar Dam is providing irrigation water in summer for the first time in history.

  • The Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam is a terminal dam built on the Narmada river at Kevadia in Gujarat’s Narmada district.
  • According to the 1979 award of the Narmada Water Dispute Tribunal, the power benefits from the project are to be shared in the following ratio: Madhya Pradesh at 57 per cent, Maharashtra at 27 per cent, and Gujarat at 16 per cent
  • Garudeshwar weir is being constructed on the river Narmada near the Statue of Unity.
  • The total height of the weir will be 31.75 metre.
  • It is located at Garudeshwar at a distance of 9 kilometre from Sadhu bet island and 12 kilometre downstream from Sardar Sarovar dam.