Nayka Dam

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Nayka Dam
Official name Bhogavo-I Water Resources Project
Country India
Location Gautamgadh, Sayla, Surendranagar District
Purpose Irrigation
Status Operational
Opening date 1961
Construction cost Rs 75.03 Lakhs
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthen
Impounds Bhogavo River
Height (foundation) 15 metres (49 ft)
Length 2,012 metres (6,600 ft)
Spillways Vertical 20, Automatic 14
Spillway type Ogee
Spillway capacity 2097 m3/s
Reservoir
Total capacity 18 MCM
Active capacity 13 MCM
Catchment area 435 square kilometres (4.7×109 sq ft)
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Nayka dam

Nayka Dam is an earthen dam on the Bhogavo river located near Surendranagar, Gujarat, India.[1][2] In addition to controlling floods, Nayka dam is a major source of water for people in the district of Surendranagar.

7 villages are under command of Nayka dam. 1 village fully and 1 village partially submerged under dam. Total land submerged under reservoir include 122 hectares (300 acres; 0.47 sq mi) forest land, 140 hectares (350 acres; 0.54 sq mi) wasteland, 324 hectares (800 acres; 1.25 sq mi) cultivable land.[3]

It irrigated 1,935 hectares (4,780 acres; 7.47 sq mi) in 1997-98.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vadhvan Bhogavo Basin". Narmada Water Resources ,Water Supply and kalpsar department (Water Resources). 2015-12-24. Retrieved 2015-12-24. 
  2. ^ "Rains make farmers happy, commuters sad in Ahmedabad". Daily News and Analysis. 2011-06-11. Retrieved 2012-06-02. 
  3. ^ a b "Bhogavo-1 Water Resources Project". Government of Gujarat. Narmada, Water Resources, Water Supply and Kalpsar Department (Water Resources Division). Retrieved 2015-12-24.