Aji River (Gujarat)

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Aji River (આજી નદી)
River
Aji River Basin.jpg
View of river basin from railway bridge at Rajkot
Country India
State Gujarat
Region Saurashtra
Districts Rajkot district, Jamnagar district
Tributaries
 - left Nyari River
City Rajkot
Landmark Aji Dam 1 (Aji Dam 2) ( Aji Dam 3)
Source
 - location Jasdan mountain range, Rajkot district, Gujarat, India near tramba village
Mouth Gulf of Kutch, Arabian Sea
 - location Ranjitpara [1], Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Length 164 km (102 mi)
For other rivers of same name, see Aji River (disambiguation)

Aji River is one the main river of saurashtra (region), Gujarat State. It is called life line of Rajkot City and separates Rajkot in east-west parts.[2] There are four dams on Aji River. Water of them are being used for agriculture and drinking purposes.

Purification Project[edit]

Rajkot Municipal Corporation has started project for purification of Aji River and provide retaining walls and plantations at both ends.[3] Originating from the hilly areas of sardhar and hingolgadh,it runs some 250 km.and meet to gulf of kucthh and hence ends its journey there.Some of the major tributaries of Aji is Nyari, Khokaldadi,Bhankudi & Dondi river originating from hills of sardhar near Atkot.There are major projects on Aji, and all are irrigation projects but none of them supports any canal system to irrigate lands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mouth Location", Retrieved on January 14, 2008
  2. ^ "Rajkot and Aji River", Retrieved on January 14, 2008
  3. ^ "Purification Project", Retrieved on January 14, 2008



Coordinates: 22°56′N 70°28′E / 22.933°N 70.467°E / 22.933; 70.467