Sardar Sarovar Narmada DamThe foundation stone of the Sardar Sarovar Dam on Narmada river was laid on April 5, 1961, by the country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
Sardar Sarovar Dam on the waterway Narmada - world's second greatest solid gravity dam after America's Grand Coulee - has been initiated by PM Narendra Modi. What makes the introduction considerably more critical is the way that it comes 56 years after its establishment stone was laid by then PM Jawaharlal Nehru in 1961! 1.2-km-long dam is likewise said to be the greatest dam as far as volume of cement utilized as a part of it. We investigate some remarkable realities about the Sardar Sarovar dam venture and how it is required to profit the conditions of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.The dam has two power houses - channel head powerhouse and waterway bed powerhouse — with an introduced limit of 250 MW and 1,200 MW respectively.The stature of the Sardar Sarovar Dam was as of late raised to 138.68 meters. As indicated by authorities, the expansion in stature is intended to encourage a usable stockpiling of 4.73 million section of land feet and will extraordinarily profit the taking part states.A billion units of hydro control are relied upon to be created every year from the Sardar Sarovar Dam project.The Sardar Sarovar Dam venture is said to have empowered conveying waters of the Narmada stream to water-insufficient regions of Gujarat. This has been done through a gigantic trench and pipeline organize. "Water system from the undertaking is required to profit around 10 lakh ranchers and drinking water to be provided to different towns and towns is probably going to profit up to 4 crore individuals," the administration claims.