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The first hydroelectric power plant in Asia was built on one of the rivers located in South India. Located on this river is a waterfall that functions as a part of the electricity generation process in the region. Identify the waterfall.
  1. Abbe Falls
  2. Shivanasamudra Falls
  3. Hogenakkal Falls
  4. Hebbe Falls


Solution

The correct option is B Shivanasamudra Falls
Shivanasamudra Falls is a waterfall in Mandya District of the state of Karnataka. The state established its first hydroelectric power plant at Shivanasamudra, across the River Kaveri in 1902. The electricity generated as a result of Shivanasamudra Falls powers the Kolar Gold Fields. 
 

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