Regional and National Impacts of the Bhakra-Nangal Project, India

  • R. Rangachari
Part of the Water Resources Development and Management book series (WRDM)


The Golden Jubilee of the successful operation of the Bhakra-Nangal Project was celebrated in July 2004. This multipurpose project has been in the service of the Indian Nation for the last five decades and has yielded immense benefits, far beyond expectations. At the opening ceremony of the Nangal Hydel Channel on 8 July 1954, India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru made a speech at Nangal and paid tribute to the good work done by the project.


Water Resource Development Indus Basin Crop Pattern Public Distribution System Central Water Commission 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Rangachari
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  1. 1.Centre for Policy ResearchDelhiIndia

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