Narmada and Tapi are the two major rivers that fall into the Arabian Sea.
- The Narmada River, which flows through central India, is known as the “heart of rivers.”
- It serves as the traditional dividing line between North and South India.
- Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra are all bordered by the river.
- The Narmada River has tributaries such as the Kolar River, Shakkar River, Dudhi River, Tawa River, and Hiran River.
- Only the Narmada, Tapti, and Mahi rivers flow from east to west among all the rivers.
- Dams and hydro projects on the Narmada river include Maheshwar Dam, Sardar Sarovar Dam, and Indira Gandhi Sagar Dam, which all drain into the Arabian Sea in Gujarat’s Bharuch district.
- The Tapti/Tapi River is located in Madhya Pradesh.
- It originates from Multai reserve forest.
- The river is flowing through the states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.
- Kakrapar Dam, Ukai Dam, Girna Dam are the major projects on this river.
- The Suki, the Gomai, the Arunavati, the Vaghur, the Amravati, the Purna, the Mona and the Sipna are the major tributaries of Tapti River