HomeBreaking NewsDam Collapse Averted In Madhya Pradesh, Villagers Return Residence

Dam Collapse Averted In Madhya Pradesh, Villagers Return Residence

The breach within the dam was reported on Thursday


Villagers who had been shifted to shelter camps in Madhya Pradesh following a dam collapse warning, returned to their properties after the water was launched by means of a channel on Sunday. 

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at present congratulated the officers and employees who averted a catastrophe after the breach was reported in an under-construction dam in Dhar’s Dhanmod.

The Chief Minister introduced a reward of Rs two lakh every for drivers of the earth-moving machines who dug up a channel for the discharge of water from the dam reservoir.

“Crisis is over for all 18 villages now. Successful handling of situation arisen out of leakage in Karam Dam is an excellent example of splendid disaster management,” Mr Chouhan stated. 

Engineering and hydrology specialists had been deployed – apart from the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Power and Military personnel – to save lots of the dam from crumbling beneath the strain of 15 million cubic meters (MCM) water, which roughly interprets to fifteen billion litres.

The breach within the Karam dam was reported on Thursday, after which an alert was sounded as 18 villages within the adjoining districts of Dhar and Khargone had been in peril of getting inundated.

The dam, 590 metres huge and 52 metres excessive, is being constructed for the previous 4 years, at an estimated price of Rs 304 crore. The dam, when completed, is supposed to assist farm irrigation of round 10,500 hectares in 52 villages. 



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Recent Comments