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 NAME : PATEL MITALI NIKESH  ROLL NO : 39  STANDARD : 8
 NAME : PATEL MITALI NIKESH
 ROLL NO : 39
 STANDARD : 8 TH
 NAME OF PROJECT : MULTIPURPOSE
PROJECTS OF INDIA
 GUIDED BY : SABIRA MAM
 SUBJECT : SOCIAL SCIENCE
MAIN TOPIC OF PROJECT : 1. Hirakund Project- It has been built on the river
MAIN TOPIC OF PROJECT :
1. Hirakund Project- It has been built on the river Mahanadi in
Orissa.
2. Damodar Valley Project-This project is the joint venture of West
Bengal and Jharkhand. It is on the river Damodar.
3. Bhakhra Nangal Project-This project is the joint venture of
Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. It has been built on the river
Satluj.
4. Sardar Sarovar Dam-It is built on the river Narmada in Gujarat.
5. Nagarjunsagar Project-This project has been constructed on the
river Krishna in Andhra Pradesh.
MAIN OBJECTIVE OF MULTIPURPOSE RIVER VALLEY PROJECT  Several Projects have been undertaken in India
MAIN OBJECTIVE OF MULTIPURPOSE RIVER VALLEY PROJECT
 Several Projects have been undertaken in India to
utilize the water of rivers efficiently.
 These projects involve the construction of dams,
reservoirs and canals and serve a number of purposes
simultaneously.
 Their main objective is the overall development and
thus they are known as multi-purpose river valley
projects.
 The main purpose of these projects are to provide
facilities of irrigation, flood control and production
of hydroelectricity.
HIRAKUD DAM
HIRAKUD DAM
DETAILS OF HIRAKUD DAM  Hirakud dam is built across the Mahanadi river about 15
DETAILS OF HIRAKUD DAM
 Hirakud dam is built across the Mahanadi river about
15 km from Sambalpur in the state of Orissa in India.
 It’s construction began in 1948 and opening at 1957.
 The dam is one of the world's longest Earthen Dam.
Behind the dam extends a lake, Hirakud Reservoir, 55 km
long.
 Hirakud Dam is the longest man-made dam in the world,
about 16 mi (26 km) in length.
 It is one of the first major multipurpose river valley project
started after India's independence.
 The name of the dam is mostly mis-pronounced in North
India as Hirakund which is actually Hirakud.
FISHERMAN AT HIRAKUD DAM
FISHERMAN AT HIRAKUD DAM
DAMODAR RIVER VALLEY PROJECT
DAMODAR RIVER VALLEY PROJECT
DETAILS OF DAMODAR VALLEY PROJECT   DVC, a legacy to the people of India,
DETAILS OF DAMODAR VALLEY PROJECT
DVC, a legacy to the people of India, emerged as a culmination
of attempts made over a whole century to control the wild and
erratic Damodar river.
The river spans over an area of 25,000 km 2 covering the
states of Bihar (now Jharkhand) & West Bengal.
The project constructed dams and thermal power stations
which help in controlling flood and providing electricity
respectively.
Damodar Valley Project is the first multipurpose river valley
project of independent India.
This project benefits two states that are Bihar and West Bengal.
It is 692 metres long and 11.6 metres high barrage that was
constructed across Damodar River.
This project is handled by Damodar Valley Corporation.
BHAKRA NANGAL DAM
BHAKRA NANGAL DAM
DETAILS OF BHAKRA NANGAL DAM  Bhakra-Nangal Project is a joint venture by the states
DETAILS OF BHAKRA NANGAL DAM
 Bhakra-Nangal Project is a joint venture by the states of
Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana.
 This project is considered as the major multi-purpose project
in India.
 The Bhakra-Nangal Project was started in the year 1948 and
it was completed in 1968.
 The name of this project came from the two dams Bhakra
and Sutlej River,
 Nangal Dam is at a distance of about 13 kilometres to the
downstream of Bhakra Dam and is of a height of 95 feet.
 This project also generates one million kilowatt of hydro-
electricity.