Thursday, September 6, 2012

Amazing Gulf of Khambat Kalpasar Project

Amazing project to store fresh water from rivers in Bay of Khambat-West Coast of India-Gujrat-Saurashtra. 30 km dam requires to be constructed.
Gulf of Khambat
The Kalpasar Project for establishing a huge reservoir for fresh waterin the sea for irrigation, drinking and industrial purposes. A 10 lane road link will also be set up over the dam, reducing the distance by 200 km between Saurashtra South Gujarat and Mumbai.
  • Gujarat is a water deficient State.
  • It occupies 6.4 % of land area of the country and has 5% of the country’s population.
  • Its surface water resource is only 2% of the country.
  • The per capita per annum water availability is 990 cubic meter which is much below the min requirement of 1700 cubic meter.
  • The Gulf of Khambhat 30 km dam will store about 10,000 million cubic meter water inflows of Narmada, Dhadhar, Mahi, Sabarmati and some of the Saurashtra rivers.
  • Creation of this fresh water reservoir does not involve any land acquisition.
  • This will be World’s largest man made fresh water reservoir in the sea.
  • Sufficient irrigation and drinking water for Saurashtra and Central Gujarat .
  • Double the Sardar Sarovar (Narmada Reservoir) capacity.
  • Time of completion 5 to 7 years.
  • More than 60 existing dams will get permanently filled up with water.
  • Wind and solar energy will be generated
  • Water of coastal area of Saurashtra & Central Gujarat will get converted into fresh water with reduction in soil salinity.
  • World class industrial estate in Dahej and Dholera (SIR).

  • 1 comment:

    1. I will visit on completion, thousands of such plans are needed all over country, we need Modi to change fate of India