shrinagar dam (india)


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Upstream view of the Shrinagar Dam on the Alaknanda River (India)

The dam (still under construction) is equipped with 8 Tainter gates (Radial floodgates), and it will produce 330 MW of hydroelectric power.­

This is one of the 14 operational or under construction hydro power projects on the Alaknanda river, which is one of the headstreams of the Ganges river.­

For more information about this type of floodgates, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Tainter_­gate.

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National Highway 58, Mandoli, Uttarakhand 246174, India