General Knowledge for IAS Exams (Important Irrigation and Power Projects)

General Knowledge for IAS Exams (Geography of India and The World)


Name of the Project Location  State Purpose
Nagarjuna Sagar Multipurpose Project River Krishna AP Irrigation, Hydro-electricity
Pochampad Project River Godavari AP Irrigation
Lower Sileru Project River Sileru (Godavari) AP Hydro-electricity
Kakarpara Project River Tapi Gujarat Irrigation
Kothagudam Project Singareni coalfields AP Thermal Power
Kosi Project River Kosi Bihar Flood control, Irrigation
Gndak Project River Gandak UP, Bihar Irrigation, Hydro-electricity
Dhuvaran Power Stn. Kheda District Gujarat Thermal Power
Sabarigiri (Pamba-River Pamba, kakki) Project Idduki Project Rivers Periyar Cherutheni Idukki Kerala Hydro-electricity
Chambal Project River Chambal Raj. MP Irrigation, Hydro-electricity
Tawa Project River Tawa (Narmada) MP Irrigation
Korba Project Near Korba Coalfields Chhatisgarh Thermal Power
Satpura Power Patharkada Station MP Thermal Power
Koyna Project River Koyna MH Hydro-electricity
Nagpur Power Station Koradi, Nr. Nagpur MH Thermal Power
Tungabhadra River Tunga-Multi-purpose Project Karnataka Irrigation, Hydro
    Bhadra AP electricity
Upper Krishna Project River Krishna Karnataka Irrigation
Sharavati River Sharavati Project Karnataka near Jog falls Hydro-electricity
Hirakud Multi purpose Project River Mahanadi Orissa Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Talcher Power Station Near Talcher Orissa Thermal Power
Bhakra-Nangal Multipurpose Project River Sutlej HP, Punjab Haryana Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Rajashtan Canal Project River Satlej in Punjab Rajasthan Irrigation Headworks in Punjab
Kundah Project River Kundah Tamil Nadu Hydro-electricity
Neyveli Power Station Neyveli Tamil Nadu Hydro-electricity
Ramganga Multipurpose Project Chuisot Stream near Kalagarh Uttarakhand Irrigation, Hydro-electricity
Matatilla Multipurpose Project River Betwa UP, MP Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Rihand Scheme River Rihand UP Hydro-electricity
Obra Power Station Obra UP Thermal Power
Damodar Valley Project River Damodar Jharkhand shared with West Bengal Flood control Hydro-electricity
Ukai Project River tapi Gujarat Irrigation
Mahi Project River Mahi Gujarat Irrigation
Ghataprabha Project River Ghataprabha AP & Kar. Irrigation
Bhima Project River Bhima Maharashtra Irrigation
Sardar SarowarProject River Narmada Guj. & MP Irrigation and Hydro-electricity
Bana Sagar Project River Sone MP, UP, Chhatisgarh and Jharkhand Irrigation
Dul Hasti Project River Chenab J&K Hydro-electricity
Salal Project River Chenab J&K Hydro-electricity
Thein Dam Project River Ravi Punjab Irrigation, Hydro- electricity
Malaprabha Project River Malaprabha Karnataka Irrigation
Jaykwadi Project River Godavari Mah. Irrigation
Beas Project River Beas Punjab and Haryana Hydro-electricity
Sharda Shayak River Ghaghra UP Irrigation
Mayurakshi Project River Mayurakshi WB Irrigation, Hydro- electricity
Rana Pratap Sagar River Ghaghra UP Irrigation
Suratgarh Super Suratgarh Rajasthan Thermal Power
Thermal Project Mettur River Cauvery TN Hydro-electricity
Pallivasal River Mundirapujha TN Hydro-electricity
Papanasam Project River Tambiraparani TN Hydro-electricity
Loktak Project Lake Loktak Manipur Hydro-electricity
Tehri Project River Bhilangana (Ganga) Uttarkahand Hydro-electricity
Farakka Project Ganga WB Irrigation

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