What is Lakhwar project?

What is Lakhwar project?

Lakhwar Project is a part of Lakhwar Vyasi multipurpose scheme located on the river Yamuna in district Dehradun of Uttarakhand. Lakhwar Vyasi project has three major components-Lakhwar dam, Vyasi dam and Katapathar barrage.

How many states in India will receive adequate water by the Lakhwar project?

six States
“While Lakhwar project will provide adequate water to all six States, the interventions being made under Namami Gange programme will ensure pollution abatement in Yamuna serving the twin purpose,” he said.

Where is Jamrani dam project situated?

Nainital district
Located on the Gola river in Nainital district, the dam will be nine-km-long, 130-metre-wide and 485-metre-high. The project got technical clearance from the Central Water Commission in February this year.

On which river is the Lakhwar dam being built?

the Yamuna
The Lakhwar Multipurpose Project (300 MW) is a peaking power station (generally run only when there is high demand) proposed on the Yamuna near Lohari village in the district of Dehradun in Uttarakhand. It is being developed by Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (UJVN Ltd).

Which is the largest arch dam in India?

The Idukki Dam, located in Kerala, India, is a 168.91 m (554 ft) tall arch dam. The dam stands between the two mountains – Kuravanmala (839)m and Kurathimala (925)m. It was constructed and is owned by the Kerala State Electricity Board.

Which dam is built on Yamuna river?

Lakhwar Dam

Lakhwar Dam
Impounds Yamuna River
Height 204 m (669 ft)
Total capacity 580,000,000 m3 (470,000 acre⋅ft)

How many dams are on Yamuna river?

Pandit Jugal Kishore said, “Already there are four dams or barrages: Tajewala, Wazirabad, Hathni Kund, Okhla and Gokul barrage in Mathura in a stretch of around 400 km.

Which is the biggest dam of Uttarakhand?

Dams in Uttarakhand

# Name Max Height above Foundation (m)
1 Baigul Dam 13.7
2 Baur Dam 17.98
3 Bhimtal Dam 16.16
4 Dhauliganga Dam 56

Which is the oldest dam in Uttarakhand?

The Bhimgoda dam is the oldest dam in Uttarakhand. It is located on Ganges near Haridwar. Ans. The Tehri Dam and Hydro Power project is a power project of 1000 megawatts.

Which dam is built on Yamuna River?

Which is the largest dam of Uttarakhand?

What is the largest dam of Uttarakhand?

What is Lakhwar-Vyasi Dam project on Yamuna River?

Lakhwar-Vyasi Dam project on Yamuna River, includes under-construction Lakhwar Dam and Power Station, Vyasi Dam, Hathiari Power Station and Katapathar Barrage, near the Lakhwar town in Kalsi block of Dehradun district of Uttarakhand in India, for the purpose of irrigation of 40,000 hectare land and total 927 MW hydroelectric power generation.

What is the Lakhwar Byasi hydroelectric project?

75 kilometers from Dehradun lies Lakhwar Byasi hydroelectric project, which is under construction. It will generate 927 MU power and irrigate 40,000 hectare of land, in underdeveloped area of Uttaranchal & West U.P. (a) 192 meters high Lakhwar Dam and 300 (3*300) MW underground powerhouse.

What is the history of Lakhwar-Vyasi project?

For the Lakhwar-Vyasi project, a land purchase agreement was struck in 1972 between the government and the locals. Between 1977 and 1989, the village acquired 8,495 hectares of land. While the Lakhwar project still needs to acquire around 9 hectares of land.

What is the length of Lakhwar Dam?

(a) 192 meters high Lakhwar Dam and 300 (3*300) MW underground powerhouse. (b) 80 meters high Byasi Dam, 2.7 kms long power tunnel and 120 (2*60) MW Hathyari PowerHouse.