To increase the supply of water in the Betwa canal, the Dhukva dam was created on the Betwa river in 1910. To fulfill the supply of water as the demand increases and for the development of water electricity, it was decided to build Matateela dam on 16 K.M. upstream of Dhukva dam. From 1952 to 1964 construction of the Matateela dam took place.
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Another noteworthy project on the Betwa River is the construction of the Matatila Dam, an undertaking between the states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. The region is important for migratory waterbirds. An ambitious project to link Ken and Betwa rivers has become a stage for a unique man-animal conflict.
The Ken-Betwa River Link Project (KBRLP) is one of the most disputed river projects of India. Involving two states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, this Rs. 35000 crore ( Rs. 3500 billion ...
The Rajghat Dam Project on the Betwa River, a tributary of the Yamuna, is an inter-state project of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
Conceived as a two-part project, this is the country’s first river interlinking project. It is perceived as a model plan for similar interstate river transfer missions. The project aims to transfer surplus water from the Ken river in MP to Betwa in UP to irrigate the drought-prone Bundelkhand region spread across the districts of two states mainly Jhansi, Banda, Lalitpur and Mahoba districts of UP and Tikamgarh, Panna and Chhatarpur districts of MP.
The Rajghat dam on the Betwa river, a tributary of the Yamuna, is an inter-state project of the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Despite numerous small and medium irrigation schemes, by the 1970s, India’s hilly Bundelkhand region continued to remain one of the most backward in the country.
Identified as a national project, it is part of the Ken-Betwa river interlinking project and envisages construction of a 45 metre high and 2,218-metre long dam across Orr river near village Didauni...
Chanderi is a small town just 12 KM from Rajghat Reservoir which has been created by building a dam across Betwa river. First stop was the Chanderi Archaeological Museum. We were met by Mr Muzaffar Ansari (Kalley Bhai). He is a third generation historian and an amateur archaeologist.