Sardar Sarovar Dam is built on the Narmada river in Gujarat.
It is the world`s second-biggest concrete gravity dam after America`s Grand Coulee.
Let us read some interesting and unknown facts about the Sardar Sarovar Dam..
On 17 September 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Sardar Sarovar Dam.
6.8 million cubic meter volume of concrete used in making of this gigantic Dam of 1.21 km length & 163m height.
A two-lane (7 meter wide) concrete road of 17cm thickness can be built between New York & London (5585 km).
It is the second-largest dam in the world and it is the third highest concrete dam in India.
6.8 million Cubic meters of concrete used in the making of Sardar Sarovar Dam.
27 Burj Khalifa at UAE (Tallest building in the world) can be built with that quantity of Concrete!
6.8 million cubic mtrs of concrete used in making of #SardarSarovarDam.
Understand how huge this Engineering Marvel is, if you are not a civil engineer- 27 Burj Khalifa at UAE (Tallest building in the world) can be built with that quantity of Concrete!! @PMOIndia @CMOGuj pic.twitter.com/O2D8PDwEYV— Dr Rajiv Kumar Gupta (@drrajivguptaias) September 2, 2020
#SardarSarovar main canal-458 Km long world’s largest concrete-lined canal with discharge capacity 40000 cusecs.
Can store 220 Billion Ltrs of water, enough to meet the drinking water needs of New York City for 2 months
30 Radial Gates on Sardar Sarovar Dam, each weighing 450 tons, Equivalent to the weight of 150 elephants, to regulate water flow upstream.