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DAMS BUILT ON THE BRAHMAPUTRA BASIN


Published on: 11/10/2020 5:42:22 AM

The Brahmaputra River System is one of the longest rivers of the world and with regard to the volume of water it is among the four largest rivers of the world. Its drainage system is spread in three countries- China (Tibet), India and Bangladesh.

DAMS BUILT ON THE BRAHMAPUTRA BASIN

Name

Purpose

River

State

Type

Doyang Hep Dam

Hydroelectric, Drinking / Water Supply

Doyang

Nagaland

Earthen

Karbi Langpi Dam

Hydroelectric

Borpani

Assam

Gravity & Masonry

Khandong Dam

Hydroelectric

Kopili

Meghalaya

Earthen

Kyrdemkulai (Umiam st-III) Dam

Hydroelectric, Irrigation, Drinking / Water Supply

Umtru

Meghalaya

Gravity & Masonry

Nongkhyllem Dam

Hydroelectric

Umtru

Meghalaya

-

Ranganadi Dam

Hydroelectric

 

Arunachal Pradesh

Gravity & Masonry

Rangit III Dam

Hydroelectric, Drinking / Water Supply

Rangit

Sikkim

Gravity & Masonry

Rangpo Dam

Hydroelectric

Rongpo

Sikkim

-

Rongli Dam

Hydroelectric

Rongli

Sikkim

-

Subansiri Lower HE (Nhpc) Dam

Hydroelectric

Subansiri

Arunachal Pradesh

Gravity & Masonry

Teesta -V (NHPC) Dam

Hydroelectric

Teesta

Sikkim

Gravity & Masonry

Teesta-III Dam

 

Teesta

Sikkim

Rockfill

Teesta-III Lower Dam

Hydroelectric

Teesta

West Bengal

Gravity & Masonry

Teesta-IV Dam

Not mentioned

Teesta

Sikkim

Gravity & Masonry

Teesta-IV Lower Dam

Hydroelectric

Teesta

West Bengal

Gravity & Masonry

Umiam Dam

Hydroelectric

Umiam

Meghalaya

Earthen / Gravity & Masonry

Umrong Dam

Hydroelectric

Umrong

Assam

Earthen

Umtru Dam

Hydroelectric,Irrigation,Drinking / Water Supply

Umtru

Meghalaya

Earthen / Gravity & Masonry