Nangal:July,8(STN) On this day in the year 1954, late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the country, inaugurated this canal originating from Nangal Dam. This canal, originating from Nangal Dam, which has a capacity to extract 3.5 lakh cusix water, is 61.06 km long, which will contribute to providing drinking and agricultural water to Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi through Bhakra canal by carrying 12500 cusix water in it. has been Considered the pride of the nation, the canal coming out of Bhakra Dam, which is also known as Nangal Hydel Channel apart from Bhakra Canal, is going to complete 67 years of success today. It can be said only as a result of the hard work of the officials and workers that this canal has not been closed even for a single day during this long gap. Nangal Hydel channel has made a special contribution in realizing the dream of Green Revolution in the country after independence. On this day in the year 1954, late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the country, inaugurated this canal originating from Nangal Dam. This canal, originating from Nangal Dam, which has a capacity to extract 3.5 lakh cusix water, is 61.06 km long, which will contribute to providing drinking and agricultural water to Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi through Bhakra canal by carrying 12500 cusix water in it. has been If the water coming out from the Nangal Dam gates is harnessed for power generation, then surely Punjab can get relief from the power crisis as well.
According to the need of the time, if turbines are installed here to harness about 22,000 cusecs of water coming out of Nangal Dam every day, then Nangal Dam can also contribute significantly in nation building by generating lakhs of units of electricity daily through a power project. could. If the canal water is used for electricity, then a province like Punjab can get complete relief from the power crisis. The Punjab province is BBMB’s largest (approximately 55 per cent share) partner. 490 cusec water reaches Delhi daily from the canal
The first Prime Minister of the country had visited Nangal 13 times during the construction of Bhakra Nangal project. He knew that the dream of Green Revolution in the country could be realized only with the construction of the ambitious Bhakra Dam project. Through this canal made by his efforts, drinking water is supplied along with irrigation of about 1.55 crore acres of agricultural land in different provinces of the country. About 500 cusecs of water is reaching Delhi from this canal every day. If the Government of India still pays attention, then surely the current generation of electricity here can increase manifold. After the inauguration of the canal, till date no Prime Minister has come to Nangal. If Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Bhakra Dam Project, then his visit can definitely prove to be a milestone in the field of nation progress and power generation. Survey of the canal was successful even after 67 years Kamaljit Singh, Chief Engineer of Bhakra Dam, reached Nangal Dam and congratulated the employees there and welcomed the Chief Engineer of Bhakra Dam with a bouquet of flowers on reaching Nangal Dam. He was accompanied by Deputy Chief Engineer HL Kamboj and other officers of BBMB Nangal Hyder. On the completion of 67 years of the channel, all the employees of Nangal Dam Division congratulated everyone for the continuous running of Nangal Hyder Channel for 67 years by distributing laddoos, the same employee organizations and employees of BBMB also congratulated everyone on the completion of 67 years of Nangal Hyder Channel. given