Dammit! – Tehri Dam

A mini series that brings to light the stories of India’s dams  📍Tehri Dam, Uttarakhand  टिहरी डैम टिहरी बांध भारत का सबसे ऊंचा बांध है और उत्तराखंड में स्थित है। India’s highest dam, the Tehri Dam is a 260.5m tall earth and rock fill dam built over Bhagirathi river with an installed capacity of 1,000Continue reading “Dammit! – Tehri Dam”

Dammit! – Teesta Dam

A mini series that brings to light the stories of India’s dams  📍Teesta Dams-West Bengal, Sikkim तीस्ता बांध – बंगाल, सिक्किम The Teesta river originates in the Eastern Himalayas and flows through the states of Sikkim, West Bengal and through Bangladesh before it enters the Bay of Bengal. It has a beautiful blue-green tinge owingContinue reading “Dammit! – Teesta Dam”

Dammit! – Mini Dams of TN

A mini series that brings to light the stories of India’s dams  ஐந்து ரத்தினங்கள், தமிழ்நாடு 📍 Adavinainar Dam,Tenkasi district அடவி நயினார் அணை, தென்காசி Built over Hanumantha river,this dam is 670m long.There is a specific reason for its construction: in 1992 there was exceptionally high rainfall in Tirunelveli and Tenkasi.This resulted in flooding,landslides and huge damageContinue reading “Dammit! – Mini Dams of TN”

Dammit! – Idamalayar Dam

A mini series that brings to light the stories of India’s dams 📍Idamalayar Dam, Ernakulam district, Kerala  ഇടമലയാർ അണക്കെട്ട് നിർമ്മിച്ച ഈ അണക്കെട്ടിനു 373 മീറ്റർ നീളവും 102 മീറ്റർ ഉയരവുമുണ്ട്. The Idamalayar Dam is built on Idamalayar river, one of the major tributaries of the Periyar river which originates from the Anaimalai Hills. It is a 102.4mContinue reading “Dammit! – Idamalayar Dam”

Dammit! – Cheruthoni Dam

A mini series that brings to light the stories of India’s dams 📍 Cheruthoni Dam, Idukki District, Kerala ചെറുതോണി അണക്കെട്ട് ഇടുക്കിയും കുളവും അണക്കെട്ടും ഉൾപ്പെടുന്ന പദ്ധതിയുടെ ഭാഗമാണ് ചെറുതോണി അണക്കെട്ട് Built over river Periyar, Cheruthoni Dam is a concrete gravity dam just 1km to the west of Idukki Arch Dam.Constructed in 1976 with aid from Government ofContinue reading “Dammit! – Cheruthoni Dam”