Name the dam constructed on River Narmada.

Sardar Sarovar Dam is the dam constructed on River Narmada

Sardar Sarovar Dam

Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD), on the Indian Narmada river, is located in the village of Kevadia in Gujarat. It is one of the largest and most controversial interstates, multi-purpose river valley infrastructure development projects. The Sardar Sarovar reservoir, built for the main dam, has 0.95 million hectare metre (M.Ha.m) of gross storage capacity and 0.586M.Ha.m of live storage capacity.

  • The depth of Sardar Sarovar Dam is about 163 metres, and two power generation units are installed in it. Together, they have about 1,450 MW capacities to generate power.
  • Four Indian states, namely Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan, receive water and electricity supplied from the dam.

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