Mahanadi


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Mahanadi

(məhä`nədē), river, c.550 mi (885 km) long, rising in S Chhattisgarh state, central India, and flowing north then east through a gorge in the Eastern Ghats, across Odisha (Orissa) state, forming a delta before entering the Bay of Bengal near Cuttack. The Tel and Hasdo rivers are its main tributaries. The Hirakud Dam, at Sambalpur, is the world's largest earthen dam and supports several hydroelectric plants. The Mahanadi irrigates a fertile valley whose chief crops are rice, oilseed, and sugarcane.

Mahanadi

a river in E India, rising in Chhattisgarh and flowing north, then south and east to the Bay of Bengal. Length: 885 km (550 miles)
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12 ( ANI ): The Centre on Monday constituted 'the Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal' for resolving the longstanding dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over sharing of Mahanadi water.
The tribunal would determine water sharing among basin states on the basis of the overall availability of water in the complete Mahanadi basin, the contribution of each state, the present utilisation of water resource in each state and the potential for future development, official sources said.
We are expecting a high flood in the Mahanadi river system as 12 lakh to 12.
New Delhi [India] Feb 20 ( ANI ): Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal for the setting up of the Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal.
The tribunal will take its decisions based on certain parameters, which will include the overall availability of water in the complete Mahanadi basin; the contribution of each state to the Mahanadi basin and the present utilisation of water resources in each state and the potential for future development.
It is expected that the Tribunal will through its adjudication and it is expected that it will help bring to an end the long standing dispute between the States of Odisha and Chattisgarh over the sharing of the water of the Mahanadi river.
New Delhi [India], Dec 20 ( ANI ): The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leaders on Wednesday staged a protest in front of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Parliament, demanding the formation of a tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi river water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
We are demanding the formation of tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi river water dispute.
Tenders are invited for (9) Restoration To Scoured Bank Of Mahanadi Right Embkt.