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Dec 23, 2015 Registration Proforma for Water Tax on Electricity Generation
Oct 26, 2015 Posting order of newly appointed ASSISTANT ENGINEERs (Civil/Mech) in Uttarakhand Irrigation Deptt., Uttarakhand
Oct 26, 2015 One week Training Schedule for new Recruited Assistant Engineers of Irrigation Deptt., Uttarakhand
Oct 26, 2015 Extention Letter for date of joining of the new appointed Assistant Engineers in Irrigation Department, Uttarakhand
Oct 26, 2015 Training Programme of New Appointed Assistant Engineers of Irrigation Department, Uttarakhand
Oct 26, 2015 Appointment /Recruitment list of assistant engineer in irrigation department.
Oct 26, 2015 Seniority List of Work Charge
 
 
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Preparation of DPR for protection work at Chinyalisaur along right bank of Bhagirathi River From UJVNL store to Devisaud bridge in Distt. Uttarkashi, Uttharakhand.
Corrigendum for Preparation of DPR for protection work at Chinyalisaur along right bank of Bhagirathi River From UJVNL store to Devisaud.
Rs. 25 lakhs & above information of Contract.
Rs. 10 lakhs & above information of Contract.
 
 
 
 
 

After the Independence, the necessity of constructing water resources and hydropower project were felt by the politicians of our country and many multi­purpose projects were conceived and executed. On December 23, 1949, the first prime Minister of Independent India, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru laid a foundation stone at Dakpathar, 46 km from Dehradun, for construction of Yamuna Valley Hydroelectric Project Stage-I. But due to paucity of funds, the construction work could not be taken up immediately.

The construction on the Project was started in 1956 and again had to be stopped in 1958, because Koch Darn was proposed to be constructed on river Yarnuna in the upstream of Tajewala Head Works by State of Punjab and it was feared that the Yamuna Valley Hydroelectric Project Stage-I she come under the submergence. However, the investigations and surveys conducted by the Engineers of Irrigation Department revealed that due to poor geological conditions, it was not feasible to construct the proposed Koch Dam Project. Later, in 1960, Yamuna Organisation was established and the work on Yamuna Valley Hydroelectric Project Stage-I was restarted in 1961 and completed successfully in just 5 years.

After the successful construction of Yamuna Valley Hydroelectric Project Stage-I, Maneri Bhali Hydroelectric Scheme Stage-I was constructed successfully and commissioned in 1984. 

 

 

 

 
 
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Uttarakhand Irrigation Department
Chief Engineer- HOD
Yamuna Colony
Dehradun 248001

Fax : 0135-2530170, 2530916(Off.)
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