Godavari to be Released in Irrigation Canals

The Godavari River is the largest peninsula in the entire river system of India. It is also known as Daxin Ganges.
Sheena

Updated: Apr 07, 2021 12:25:52 pm

07 April 2021 Current Affairs:Godavari water will flow from the site of the Polavaram Irrigation Project to the irrigation canals in the Godavari region in the east and west until April 15, 2021 against the deadline March 31, 2021 and work on cofferdam is scheduled to commence in April.

Godavari River:
♦ The Godavari River is the largest peninsula in the entire river system of India. It is also known as Daxin Ganges.
♦ The Godavari River flows from Trimbakeshwar near Nashik, Maharashtra, flows for about 1,465 kilometers, and then discharges into the Bay of Bengal.
♦ The Godavari Basin extends to the states of Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa, as well as the combined states of Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Puducherry Smaller areas of the kingdom.
♦ Ganga's Tributaris are Pravara, Purna, Manjra, Penganga, Wardha, Wainganga, Pranhita (the combined traffic of Wainganga, Penganga, Wardha), Indravati, Maner and Sabri.
♦ Kumbh Mela also occurred on the banks of the Godavari river in Nashik.
♦ A cofferdam is defined as a temporary barrier in or near a body of water, which can dehydrate, divert or dam the water in the enclosed area.
♦ The Polavaram project is located in Andhra Pradesh on the Godavari River near the village of Polavaram. It is a multi-purpose irrigation project because once completed, the project will provide irrigation revenue and generate hydroelectric power.
♦ Sadarmatt Anicut, which straddles the Godavari River, is one of two irrigation projects in the International Commission for Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) Register of Traditional Irrigation Structures.
♦ The Inchampalli project was proposed on the Godavari River about 12 kilometres downstream from the confluence of Indravati & the Godavari River (Andhra Pradesh).
♦ Sriram Sagar Project (SRSP): The Sriram Sagar Project is a multi-purpose project located on the opposite bank of the Godavari River near Pochampad in Telangana Nizamabad District.
 
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