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Narmada Valley Project (NVP)

In this article we will discuss Narmada Valley Project (NVP)

Narmada Valley Project (NVP)

It claims to be the world’s largest river valley project. The 30 big dams and over 3,000 medium dams are envisaged. It is estimated that it would displace over one million people, mostly tribals, submerge 56,000 ha of fertile agriculture land. Total forest are of nearly 60,000 ha will be destroyed. As a result, nearly 25 species of birds will be deprived of their habitats.

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