Narmada Corporation MD Rajiv Gupta worships after Narmada dam fills

  • | Friday | 18th September, 2020

The state government rejoiced after the water level of the largest dam on the Narmada River near Nawagam in Gujarat reached its highest level.

The state government rejoiced after the water level of the largest dam on the Narmada River near Nawagam in Gujarat reached its highest level. CM Rupani gave a birthday gift to PM Modi after online worship. At the same time, Narmada Corporation MD Rajiv Gupta and Minister of State Yogesh Patel also worshiped Narmada river.

The correspondent told that, the life of Gujarat i.e. Sardar Sarovar Dam reached its highest level i.e. 138 meters, there was a festive atmosphere. The MD of Narmada Corporation wishes all the employees of the dam. At the same time, after online prayers, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani gave a gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fill the dam on his birthday. It is known that, on September 17, Modi`s birthday was celebrated today.

23 gates of the dam had to be opened

In recent days, there was heavy rainfall in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, due to which the Narmada River was flooded. The effect of this was that in order to get rid of the fast arrival of water in Sardar Sarovar Dam, gates of Sardar Sarovar Dam had to be opened about 10 days ago. At one time, its water level had reached 132 meters and then 23 gates had to be opened. However, after the rain stopped, the state government had approved that the dam should now be allowed to be fully filled. After which the gates were closed.

Sardar Sarovar Dam is also considered life-saving, because the water here irrigates millions of hectares of land in two states. Electricity is produced on a large scale and drinking water is also provided to over 200 cities and towns. The Narmada canal, which originated from Sardar Sarovar Dam, has also been flooded so much that it can quench the thirst of Ahmedabad city for a year. It is considered to be the longest paved irrigation canal in the world.



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