Consider the following pairs of Dams with their associated Rivers:

  1. Baglihar→         Beas
  2. Nathpa Jhakri→  Satluj
  3. Mettur Dam→     Kaveri

Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [C] 2 & 3 Only

Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, is a run-of-the-river power project on the Chenab River in the southern Doda district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Nathpa Jhakri Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Satluj River in Himachal Pradesh, India. The Mettur Dam is one of the largest dams in India  built in 1934. It was constructed in a gorge, where the Kaveri River enters the plains.

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