National Symbols Of India
National Symbols Of Republic of India ar little and massive, however, there ar several major ones attracting the eye of each subject, right at the time of construction thanks to the protests by people that got to vacate their living areas to accommodate the dam construction wants, to the water sharing problems arising out of dams block the water flow at one station, inflicting issue to the irrigational wants on the next areas of stream flow.
India may be a country enriched with rivers and canals, contributory to her agricultural operations and wealth, most of them flowing from north to south, a number of them from east to west, however all of them stalled at varied spots with well-constructed Dams and reservoirs, principally for irrigational purpose, a number of them for power generation, but sharing water turning into the most important issue among States, there ar a minimum of 380 dams and reservoirs, these days of the country, because of the 5 year Plans initiated at the break of Independence to Republic of India.
Bakra Dam of Himachal Pradesh, is the second tallest Dam of the country, the first being Tehri Dam, holding water as the second largest reservoir, the first being the Indira Sagar Dam of Madhya Pradesh, Bakra Dam once described by the first Prime Minister of India Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru as the New temple of Resurgent India, and it is one of the popular National Symbols Of India where tourists throng about.
Some National Symbols Of India are very popular too, for instanceHirakud Dam of Mahanadhi river of Orissa is the world’s longest earthen dam, nurturing a 55 km long water reservoir with it, which is one of the biggest multi-purpose reservoirs taken up for construction immediately after Independence.
SardarSarovar Dam is the largest dam of Gujarat constructed as part of Narmada Valley Project, which came to shape as early as 1979, the proposed final height of which is 163 m from its base, expected irrigation are to be 18000 sq km or more, catering to the needs of drought prone regions of Kutch and Saurashtra, however facing social issues connected with environmental impacts raised by popular social groups.
Krishna Raja Sagara Dam of Mysore, Karnataka is one of the well-constructed National Symbols Of India, established as early as 1924, with the superintendence of well known Engineer Dr. Visweswarayya, supplying water for irrigation and drinking purposes from the river Kaveri, to the people of Karnataka, also providing an excellent tourist spot of the form of Brindavan Gardens, which is one of the earliest botanical parks of the country.
This way, every State of India is maintaining a number of Dams for irrigation particularly, although few of them generate power through their hydro electrical plants.