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Tehri Dam Project

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 Salient Features

Type Rockfill
River Bhagirathi
Location Tehri
Height 260.5 m.
Live Storage 2614.87 million m3
Diverson Tunnel
Tunnel Length 2727 m. on right bank 3552 m on left bank
Number 2 each on both the banks
DIA 11 m
Shape Horse shoe.
Length 736 m
Crest Elevation 816.5 m
Type of Gates Tainter
Gate Size 18 x14 m
Gate Top Level 830 m
Power House
Location Tehri
Installed Capacity 1000 MW
No. of Units 4

On the confluence of Bhagirathi and Bhilangana, 1.5 kms below the spot, this project is situated. A 260-meter earth and rock fill dam is being built. When it is completed, there will be a power generation of 2400 MW apart from Irrigation of 2.70-lakh hectare of land. By construction of this dam, the possibility of floods in the plain area will minimize.

As per March 1993, it's approximate cost is Rs. 2963 crores. Till the year 1989, Irrigation Department did the work and spent Rs. 355.18 crores. In October 1989 the project was handed over to the THDC.


Uttarakhand Irrigation Department
Engineer In Chief
Yamuna Colony
Dehradun 248001

Fax : 0135-2530170, 2530916 (Off.)
Email : hodcamp.id@gmail.com 

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