Asked in Architecture
Is Hirakud Dam larger than Bakra Nangal Dam?
In terms of length: Hirakud Dam is larger, with a total length of 4,800m (the actual length is 25,000m) , compared to Bakra Nangal Dam, which has a length of only 520m. In terms of height: Bakra Nangal Dam is taller, with a total height of 741 ft. compared to Hirakud Dam, which has only a height of 200 ft. ...
Asked in Lakes and Rivers, Definitions, Valleys
What do you mean by multipurpose river valley projects?
There are a number of multipurpose river valley projects. Some of them are Beas project, alamatti dam project, dhauliganga project and hirakud project. ...
What are the advantages of hirakud project?
Hirakud, a notified area, a small township, is located in Sambalpur District in Orissa, situated just 15 km from Sambalpur. This village came to the industrial limelight in 1956 when Hirakud dam was built and thereby clearing the path for industrial growth in this earlier known rustic small township. Presently, this town is known for being industrialized with a few of the largest companies, to cite as example is the HINDALCO and the National Aluminium Company. Hiraud dam, k with its potential...
What are the release dates for Mega Disasters - 2006 Dam Breaks 3-6?
Mega Disasters - 2006 Dam Breaks 3-6 was released on: USA: 17 June 2008
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Balgovind Baboo written?
Balgovind Baboo has written: 'Economic exchanges in rural India' -- subject(s): Agriculture, Economic aspects of Agriculture, Rural Sociology 'Technology and social transformation' -- subject(s): Case studies, Dams, Forced migration, Hirakud Dam (India), Land settlement, Social aspects, Social aspects of Dams, Social aspects of Hirakud Dam (India), Social aspects of Water resources development, Water resources development ...
Asked in Dams
Which is the world's longest dam?
Grand Lake O' the Cherokees dam in Oklahoma is only 1568 mt long, Hirakud Dam in Orissa, India is the longest in the world. It is 26 km or 16 miles long. The Afsluitdijk in the Netherlands, build between 1927 and 1932, is 30 km long (32.5 km if you take the parts on land into account). It divides the Zuiderzee (now called IJsselmeer) and the Waddenzee so it is really a dam not a dijk. ...
Asked in India
What are the names of multipurpose river valley projects in India?
Hirakud dam, Orrisa Bhakra Nangal project, Punjab Damodar Valley project, Bihar, W.B. Tungabhadra project, Andhra Pr. and Karnataka Rihand Project, U.P. ...