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(A) Existing Major Projects in Narmada Basin in M.P.:

1) Matiyari Project:

The Matiyari project was completed in 1992. It envisages an earthen dam constructed across the river Matiyari (a tributary of Narmada on left bank) near Simariya village in Mandla district. The gross command area ( GCA ) of the project is 14797 ha. and Culturable Command Area (CCA) is 13662 ha. with 135% irrigation intensity in Mandla distt. The cost of project was Rupees 30 Crores.

2) Tawa Project:

Tawa irrigation project was completed in 1992-93.  A composite masonry dam with earthen flanks constructed across the river Tawa (a major tributary on left bank of Narmada) near Ranipur Village in Hoshangabad distt.  The culturable Command Area (CCA) of this project is 2.468 lakh hectare in Hoshangabad & Harda district respectively.  This project generate 13 MW (2x6.75 MW) hydro - power from Canal Bed Power House, which was constructed in year 1995.  The cost of the project was 113 Crores.
 

3) Barna Project:

Barna Major Irrigation Project was completed in June,1978. It envisaged a masonry dam of 47.7 m. height, constructed across river Barna (a tributary of Narmada on right bank) near Bari in Raisen distt. The gross command area (GCA) of the project is 72000 ha. and culturable command area (CCA) is 55000 ha. in Raisen distt. The cost of the complete project was Rs.5.27 Crores.

4) Kolar Project:

Kolar Project is constructed on river Kolar (a tributary of Narmada on right bank).  A masonry dam of 45 M. height was constructed near village Lawakhedi in Sehore distt.  The gross storage capacity of the dam is 270 MCM and live storage capacity is 265 MCM.  The gross command area (GCA) of the project is 62752 ha. and culturable command area (CCA) is 45087 ha. in addition to that this project is also supplying drinking water to Bhopal city.

5) Sukta Project:

Sukta Project was completed in March,1984. It envisaged an earthen dam with spillway constructed across river Sukta ( a sub tributary on left bank of Narmada) near village Dongar in Khandwa distt. The live storage of the reservoir is 78 MCM out of which 73.76 MCM is utilized for irrigation and 4.24 MCM is used for domestic Water supply. The gross command area (GCA) of the project is 19533 ha. and culturable command area (CCA) is 16599 ha. in Khandwa distt. of M.P. The total cost of the Project was 12.6 Crores.

6) Man Project:

Man Project was completed in the year 2007-08 near village Jeerabad in Dhar Distt. (on river Man, a tributary of Narmada on right bank) It envisages provision for irrigation in 15000 ha. land.  The estimated cost of the project was Rs. 175.75 Crores.

7) Jobat Project:

Jobat Project (Shaheed Chandra Shekar Azad Sagar) was completed in the year 2007-08 on River Hathni (a tributary of Narmada on right bank) in Jhabua Distt. It will irrigate 9848 ha. of agriculture land in Dhar distt.  The estimated cost of the project was Rs. 166.43 Crores.

(B) Major Projects Under Construction in Narmada Basin in M.P.:

1) Rani Avantibai Sagar Project:

Rani Avanti Bai Sagar Dam (Bargi) was completed in June, 1988. it envisage, a composite 69.8 mtr. high concrete dam and earthen flanks on main Narmada river near Bargi Village of Jabalpur district. The culturable command area (CCA) of this projects is 2.198 lakh ha. in Jabalpur and Narsinghpur district. The project is provindig 1.57 lakh ha. irrigation in Jabalpur and Narsinghpur distt. This project generates 90 MW (2x45 MW) hydro power from River Bed Power House and 10 MW (2x5 MW) from Canal Bed Power House.  The total cost of this project is Rs. 1514.89 crores. 

2) Bargi Diversion:

Bargi diversion project is under construction.  It envisage inter basin transfer of water from Narmada basin to Son-tones basin, through canal (RBC) taken off from Bargi (Rani Awanti Bai Sagar Project) reservoir.  It is a diversion scheme for irrigation of 2.45 lakh ha. CCA in Jabalpur, Katni, Rewa and Satna distt.  The estimated cost of this project is Rs. 5127.22 crores.

3) Indira Sagar Project:

The Dam is constructed across the river Narmada near Gram Punasha of Khandwa district.  The live storage of the reservoir is 9750 MCM it is 1.25 times large than Bhakhara Nangal reservoir.

       The construction on Indira Sagar Project 1000 MW (1,25x8 MW) was started in 1988 by Narmada Valley Development Authority (Govt. of Madhya Pradesh) and an amount of Rs. 1300 crore was spent till August, 2000.  For the expeditious completion of the project, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh and National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) set-up joint Corporation namely Narmada Hydro-electric Development Corporation (NHDC) which started functioning from August, 2000.  The NHDC has completed works of ISP Dam & Power House in the year 2004-05.  Canal bed power house of 15 MW is also completed. The work of canal is being implemented by Narmada Valley Development Authority.  After completion of Canal Network, project will irrigate 123000 hectare of land in Khargone, Barwani & Khandwa district.  The project has to be completed by 2016 in phased manner.  The estimated cost of the project is 3182.77 crores.

4) Omkareshwar Project:

The Omkareshwar Project is situated near Omkareshwar jyotirling in the  downstream of Indira Sagar Project.  For the expeditious completion of the project, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh and National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) set-up a joint Corporation namely Narmada Hydro Development Corporation (NHDC) which started functioning from August, 2000.  The work on Omkareshwar dam & River bed power house 520 MW (8x65 MW) has completed by the November 2007.  It is also envisage to construct 3.5 MW power house on canal head.  After completion of canal network, the project will irrigate 1.47 lakhs hactare of land in Khargone, Dhar & Khandwa Distt.  The estimated cost of the project is 2921.54 crores.

5) Maheshwar Hydel Project

The Maheshwar Hydel Project 400 MW located about 40 km downstream of Omkareshwar multi-purpose project on main Narmada river near Mandleshwar town in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh,  Maheshwar is last dam on river Narmada within the boundary of Madhya Pradesh. 8.12 MAF of water will be released to Gujarat. The Government of Madhya Pradesh has handed over the project to the Energy Department and work is being carried out by Sri Maheshwar Hydel Power Corporation Limited.  90 percent of the work the project is completed

6) Upper Beda  Project

The Upper Beda Dam on river Beda, a tributary of Narmada near Village Nemit of Khargone District is completed. The work of Canal is in progress. Project envisage construction of 30.427 kms Main canal, 22 Km Branch Canal and 80 kms distributaries. Presently work of Main canal is under progress. After completion of canal network , it will irrigate 9,900 ha. of land. The estimate cost of the project is 224.41. 

7) Lower Goi Project)

The Lower Goi dam is being constructed on river Goi a tributary of river Narmada near Village Panchpula in Barwani District, which is about 21 km away from the districtt HQ Barwani. Construction of Dam has started. It envisages construction of 30 kms main canal including 5.70 km. long irrigation tunnel. After completion of can network project will irigate 13,760 hectare of land in Barwani Distt. The estimated cost of the project is 360.37 crores.

8) Punasa Lift irrigation Project )

Punasha Lift Irrigation Project envisaged lifting of Indira Sagar Canal Water Near Village Chandel, in Khandwa distt. from the Jack Well of main Canal Head Control Structure, to irrigate 35000 Hact. of land.  The estimated cost of project is 488.06 Crores.

9) Sardar Sarovar Project :

Sardar Sarovar Dam is situated in Taluka Nadod of Narmada district of Gujarat.  Main dam has been constructed up to crest level 121.92 m.  The work of erecting gates is yet to carried out.  This project generates 1200 MW (6x200 MW), Hydro Power from River Bed Power House and 250 MW (5x50 MW) from Canal Head Power House.  Total power being generated from Sardar Sarovar Project  (1450 MW), has been distributed to three states, i.e  57% to Madhya Pradesh (820.5 MW), 27% to Maharashtra State (        )   & 16% to Gujarat (232 MW), as per Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal award.  The estimated cost of the project 3136 Crores.

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