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Discussion :: Indian Geography - Section 1 (Q.No.9)

9. 

The Salal Project is on the river

[A]. Chenab
[B]. Jhelum
[C]. Ravi
[D]. Sutlej

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Amit Solanki said: (Jun 14, 2011)  
Salal project constructed on river Chenab in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The project was conceived in 1920.

Jakhar said: (Aug 24, 2011)  
For what this project was constructed, and who laid foundation for this.

Manthan said: (Apr 15, 2012)  
Salal Hydroelectric Power Station Stage-I of 345 MW (115X3) and Stage-II of 345 MW (115X3) is constructed on river Chenab in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The project was conceived in 1920. The feasibility studies on the project commenced in 1961 by the state government of J&K and construction was started in 1970 by Central Hydroelectric Project Control Board under Ministry of Irrigation and Power. In 1978 construction of the projects was entrusted to NHPC on agency basis. After completion of project, it was handed over to NHPC on ownership basis for Operation and Maintenance. Stage-I of the project was commissioned in 1987. First unit of Stage-II of the project was commissioned in 1993, second in 1994 and third in 1995. At the peak of construction, about 12,000 personnel including contractors worked around the clock to complete the project from 1970s to present day, under proper guidance and maintenance of India's most successful company NHPC (NATIONAL HYDROELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION. The project was taken by HCC and various contractors.

Excerpts from Wikipedia

Jaideep said: (Dec 10, 2013)  
Salal hydroelectric project is the first major hydroelectric project constructed on river Chenab. The project is located near Reasi about 100 km from Jammu in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The project components includes a 118 m high rock fill dam on northern limb of Dhiangarh loop, a 113 m high concrete dam having spillway and power dam, 6 penstocks of 220 length, surface power house having six units of 115 MW capacity and 2 tailrace tunnels of 2.5 km length.

Saksham Hooda said: (Mar 27, 2014)  
Salal Hydroelectric Power Station, Stage-I of 345 MW (115X3) and Stage-II of 345 MW (115X3), is constructed on river Chenab (Chandrabhaga in Sanskrit) in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The project was conceived in 1920. TSXCVBNM,.he feasibility studies on the project commenced in 1961 by the state government of J&K and construction was started in 1970 by Central Hydroelectric Project Control Board under Ministry of Irrigation and Power. In 1978 construction of the projects was entrusted to NHPC on agency basis. After completion of project, it was handed over to NHPC on ownership basis for Operation and Maintenance. Stage-I of the project was commissioned in 1987. First unit of Stage-II of the project was commissioned in 1993, second in 1994 and third in 1995. At the peak of construction, about 12,000 personnel including contractors worked around the clock to complete the project from 1970s to present day, under proper guidance and maintenance of India's most successful company NHPC (NATIONAL HYDROELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION. The project was taken by HCC and various contractors.

Power from the project is transmitted to the Northern Grid where it is distributed to the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh, and the union territory of Chandigarh.

Salient features:

Location Distt. Reasi, J & K.
Approach Nearest Rail Head - Katra.
Capacity 690 MW.
Annual Generation 3101 million units.
Project Cost Rs. 9288.9 million.
Beneficiary States U.P, J&K, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, H.P. Chandigarh & Rajasthan.
Tariff rate 41.56 Paise / Unit.
Year of Commissioning/Completion Schedule Stage-I 1987 Stage-II 1st unit-1993 2nd unit-1994 3rd unit-1995. Finally Commissioned in 1996.

Technical features:

118 m high, 630m long rockfill dam.
113 m high, 450 m long concrete dam
11 m dia, 2.46 km long tail race tunnel.
6 nos. Penstocks 5.23 m dia, 279 m long each.
Sub-surface power house containing 6 units of 115 MW each.

Location:

Site : Dhyangarh.
Tehsil : Reasi.
District : Reasi.
State : Jammu & Kashmir.

Concrete dam:

Max height : 113 m.
Length of top : 450 m.
Full Reservoir level : 487.68 m.
Maximum water level : 494.08 m.
Length of spillway : 220 m.
Length of power dam : 105 m.
Length of non overflow dam : 125 m.
Spillway design discharge : 22,500 m^3/s.
No of spillway bays : 12.
Type of gate : Radial.
Top elevation : 495.91 m.
Deepest foundation level : 383 m.
No of river sluices : 6 of 3.35 m x 4.57 m.

Power house:

Power Station, Salal.
Generating units : 6.
Rated capacity of each unit : 115 MW.
Tailrace tunnel.

Number : Two.
Length Stage I : 2.463 km.
Stage II : 2.523 km.
Shape : Horseshoe.
Diameter : 11 m (finished).
Design discharge : 412 m^3/s.
Velocity : 4.2 m/s.

Transmission lines:

Name of Grid : Northern grid.
Transmission Voltage : 220 kV.
Total length of lines : 446 km.
Double circuit Salal- Kishenpur : 2 lines.
Single circuit Salal-Jammu : 2 lines.

Rajesh said: (Jul 25, 2014)  
Please explain about equator?

Susobhan Jana said: (Apr 30, 2015)  
Salal one of the important power project in J&K which is located on the river Chenab, established in 1920.

Mithun Singh said: (Oct 17, 2015)  
River Chenab is arrived from the boundary of china.

Aaradhya said: (Nov 1, 2015)  
It was constructed in the year 1920 and is in Jammu and Kashmir state on the river Chenab.

Pankaj said: (Feb 23, 2016)  
Equator is a imaginary line which divide earth in two parts northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere or 0 degree latitude line is called equator.

Amalda said: (Nov 9, 2016)  
Can I get more explanation about the river CHENAB?

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