Sardar Sarovar Dam

Sardar Sarovar Narmada

 

About The Place: The Sardar Sarovar Project is one of the largest water resource projects of India covering four major states - Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. Dam's spillway discharging capacity (30.7 lakhs cusecs) would be third highest in the world.

With 1133 cumecs (40000 cusecs) capacity at the head regulator, and 532 km length, the Narmada Main Canal would be the largest irrigation canal in the world.

The dam is the third highest concrete dam (163 meters) in India, the first two being Bhakra (226 metres) in Himachal Pradesh and Lakhwar (192 meters) in Uttar Pradesh. In terms of the volume of concrete involved for gravity dams, this dam will be ranking as the second largest in the world with an aggregate volume of 6.82 million cu.m. The first is Grand Coule Dam in USA with a total volume of 8.0 million cu.m. This dam with its spillway discharging capacity of 85,000 cumecs (30 lakh cusec), will be the third in the world, Gazenba (1.13 lac cumecs) in China and Tucurri (1.0 lac cumecs) in Brazil being the first two.

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How to get there

  • By Road By Road NH8 passes through Vadodara, making it well connected by road as well. The statue lies about 90 km from the city off a small town called Kevadia (3.5 km from the actual site).

  • By Train By Train Vadodara lies on the busy Mumbai-Delhi Western Railway Mainline and is well connected by premium trains like Shatabdi and Rajdhani.

  • By Air By Air Vadodara airport is nearest (90 km) airport which is well connected.

 

Registered Tour Operators

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Solitaire Gujarat

Contact Address ( A Unit of Solitaire Transworld Pvt.Ltd.) 204-Vitthal Complex,Opp,Sakar School, New C.G.Road, Chandkheda,
City Ahmedabad
Pincode 382424
Phone 079-40082424
Mobile 8128938999
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Ajay Modi Travels PVT.LTD

Contact Address 101,Shakti 21 Opp. Shivalik Highstreet , Keshavbaug Party Plot, Mansi Circle Road, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad
City Ahmedbad
Pincode 380015
Mobile 9825096999
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Ambe Travels

Contact Address G-25 Ashwamegh Complex -A Tower, Opp Sayajivihar Club, Rajmahel Road
City Vadodara
Pincode 390001
Mobile 9998441159
Website http://www.ambetravels.net
 

Registered Tourist Guides

Tourist Guide

Mr. Gautam Popat

Mobile +91 9879215313
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Mrs. Ami Shah

Mobile +91 93270 08378
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Mr. Girish Gupta

Mobile +91 99250 67466